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Mac OS X for Absolute Beginners by Wallace Wang

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Customizing OS X

When you first plug in a Macintosh and turn it on, it looks exactly like every other Macintosh in the world. While this is nice, you may want to spend a little time customizing the way that your Macintosh looks and works.

Such customization can make your Macintosh a unique expression of your own personality. For example, you might want to display personal pictures on your screen, or you may want to install certain programs, such as games or specialized software that helps you write novels or create animated cartoons.

By learning to customize your Macintosh for personal reasons or for productivity needs, you can turn your Macintosh into a specialized machine that’s uniquely suited to help make your life easier.

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