Chapter 4. System Preferences

Many of the configuration and administration options for Leopard are located in System Preferences (Figure 4-1). In Leopard, System Preferences is an application that presents a collection of individual items called preference panes. Each preference pane presents configurable options for one specific facet of the OS.

System Preferences

Figure 4.1. System Preferences

This chapter will give an overview of each of these preferences and explain what they all do. We will discuss them according to how they are categorized in System Preferences:

  • Personal preferences

  • Hardware preferences

  • Internet & Network preferences

  • System preferences

Some preferences ...

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