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Press Release: October 4, 2012

Learning Unix for OS X Mountain Lion: New to Review

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Think your Mac is powerful now? Author Dave Taylor shows you how to get much more from your system by tapping into Unix, the robust operating system concealed beneath OS X's beautiful user interface.

Mountain Lion puts more than a thousand Unix commands at your fingertips. Learn how to gain real control over your Mac.

  • Get your Mac to do exactly what you want, when you want
  • Make changes to your Mac's filesystem and directories
  • Use Unix's find, locate, and grep commands to locate files containing specific information
  • Create unique "super-commands" to perform tasks that you specify
  • Run multiple Unix programs and processes at the same time
  • Install the X Window system and get a quick tour of the best X11 applications
  • Learn how to take even greater advantage of Unix on your Mac

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