Chapter 1. Getting Started with Mac OS X

In this chapter

Welcome to Mac OS X

If you have not yet installed Mac OS X, before you go any further in this chapter, grab your Mac OS X 10.5 Installation disc and step through the installation process. Once you have Mac OS X installed on your Mac, come back here.

If you have already installed Mac OS X, you have created at least one user account because that is part of installing the OS. That’s all you need to get started with Mac OS X, which is where this chapter comes in.

Starting Up Mac OS X

Mac OS X is truly a multi-user operating system. This offers many benefits to you, but it also means that when you use the OS, ...

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