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Sams Teach Yourself Mac OS X Panther All in One by John Ray, Robyn Ness

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Chapter 40. Exploring the Utilities Folder

Tucked inside the Applications folder is a folder called Utilities, which stores a treasure trove of helpful applications. Some of those “utilities” are employed by your system to carry out common tasks, whereas others are tools that you can use for specific purposes. In this chapter, we’ll talk about each of these applications and, where appropriate, refer back to previous chapters where they were mentioned.

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Unlike the categorization structure used by the System Preferences, the items in the Utilities folder aren’t in any particular order. However, for organizational purposes, we’ve grouped the applications in the Utilities folder into four categories: System Tools; Network Tools; Imaging, Font, ...

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