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Mac Os X Version 10

  1. 1. Republic of the Philippines<br />LAGUNA STATE POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY<br />Siniloan, Laguna<br />Mac OS X version 10.2 “Jaguar”<br />Submitted By:<br />Ms. Rachelle May S. Rementilla<br />Submitted To:<br />Mr. For-Ian V. Sandoval<br />Date Submitted:<br />October 7, 2009<br />Mac OS X version 10.2 “Jaguar” <br />- is the third major release of Mac OS X, Apple’s desktop and server operating system. It superseded Mac OS X v10.1 code name Puma and preceded Mac OS X v10.3 “Panther”. The operating system was initially available on 23 August 2002 either for single-computer installations, and in a " family pack" , which allows five installations on separate computers in one household. The operating system was generally well-received by Macintosh users as a large step forward in the areas of stability, general speed enhancements, and the lineup of both graphical and command line applications available; however, many critics still claimed that significant user interface speed issues existed and that the operating system was still immature and awkward to use.<br />Jaguar was the first Mac OS X release to publicly use its code name in marketing and advertisements, a practice that has continued in subsequent releases of the operating system.<br />New and changed features<br />End-user features <br />Apple advertised that Mac OS v10.2 Jaguar had new features, such as<br />Address Book – A system-wide repository for contact information in the updated Address Book. <br />Bonjour – Bonjour (formerly Rendezvous) is Apple’s implementation of an IETF open protocol (Zeroconf) that allows devices over a network to essentially 'find each other' with a directory listing service. For example, a Bonjour enabled printer connected to a network, could 'find' and connect to a Bonjour enabled computer without any user configuration. This technology is used today in applications like iTunes music sharing and iChat Bonjour messaging.<br />CUPS (Common Unix Printing System), the modular printing system for Unix-like operating systems.<br />Finder – A revamped Finder with searching built directly into every window. <br />Mail – An adaptive spam mail filter. <br />Network support for Microsoft Windows networks – Increased support for networks in Jaguar. Apple added much more support for Microsoft Windows networks, and Microsoft Windows sharing protocols. Most of the changes were added behind the scenes, which included new Samba tools, and new printing protocols. <br />Quartz Extreme – Quartz Extreme was added for compositing graphics directly on the video card, without the use of software to composite windows. The technology allotted the task of drawing the 3D surface of windows to the generally idle graphics processing unit, rather than to the central processing unit. Overall, the technology benefited the areas of user interface responsiveness and general speed enhancements throughout. <br />Sherlock 3 – Web services (See Watson) <br />Universal Access – Dozens of new features here. <br />Increased speed across the entire system <br />Journaled file system (first introduced in 10.2.3 Server, later made available to 10.2.x clients) <br />iTunes logo was changed. <br />New applications in Jaguar<br />iChat – An Apple-branded, officially-supported third party AOL Instant Messenger client. <br />Inkwell, for handwriting recognition. <br />Marketing<br />Jaguar marked the first Mac OS X release which publicly used its code name as both a marketing ploy and as an actual official reference to the operating system. To that effect, Apple replaced their standard Mac OS X box with a new Jaguar-themed box.<br />Mac OS X v10.2 was never officially referred to as Jaguar in the United Kingdom due to an agreement with the car manufacturer Jaguar, although boxes and CDs still bore the Jaguar-skin logo.<br />Today, all Mac OS X releases are given a feline-related name upon announcement, and Mac OS X releases are now referred to by their code name, in addition to version numbers.<br />Version history<br />Mac OS Xversion build release date notes 10.2.0 6C115 23 August 2002 retail 10.2.1 6D52 18 September 2002 Apple: About the Mac OS X 10.2.1 Update, codename Jaguar Red 10.2.2 6F21 11 November 2002 Apple: About the Mac OS X 10.2.2 Update, codename Jaguar Blue or Merlot 10.2.3 6G30 19 December 2002 Apple: About the Mac OS X 10.2.3 Update, codename Jaguar Green <br />10.2.4 6I32 13 February 2003 Apple: About the Mac OS X 10.2.4 Update, codename Jaguar Pink 10.2.5 6L29 10 April 2003 Apple: About the Mac OS X 10.2.5 Update, codename Jaguar Plaid 10.2.6 6L60 6 May 2003 Apple: About the Mac OS X 10.2.6 Update, codename Jaguar Black 10.2.7 6R65 22 September 2003 Was pulled from distribution because of bugs 10.2.8 6R73 3 October 2003 Apple: About the Mac OS X 10.2.8 Update, Apple: About the Mac OS X 10.2.8 (G5) Update <br />Mac OS X v10.2.7 (codenames Blackrider, Smeagol) was only available to the new Power Mac G5s and aluminum PowerBook G4s released before Mac OS X v10.3. Officially, it was never released to the general public.<br />Mac OS X v10.2.8 is the last version of Mac OS X officially supported on the " beige G3" desktop and minitower systems, as well as the PowerBook G3 Series (1998) A.K.A. Wallstreet/PDQ; later releases can be run on such Macs only with the help of third-party tools such as XPostFacto.<br />Also, the famous Happy Mac that had greeted Mac users for almost 18 years during a Macintosh’s startup sequence was replaced with a large grey Apple logo with the introduction of Mac OS X 10.2.<br />Supported computers<br />You can install this version of Mac OS X on any of the following computers:<br />Power Mac G4<br />Power Macintosh G3<br />PowerBook G4<br />PowerBook G3 (except the original PowerBook G3)<br />iMac and eMac <br />iBook<br />System requirements<br />Your computer must have:<br />at least 128 MB of RAM<br />a built-in display or a display connected to an Apple-supplied video card<br />The amount of disk space required depends on your computer and the way you are installing Mac OS X. If you see a message that you do not have enough disk space to install Mac OS X, you can deselect items to save space.<br />Finder Basics - OS 10.2 – Jaguar<br />Desktop & Finder - This is your home, where you access and work with the files, folders and applications. Get familiar with it and all will go much smoother as you learn to use your Mac.<br />Menu Bar - The part of the screen which is always at the very top of your screen<br />The Menu Bar is at the very top of your screen at all times. It will vary depending on which program is active. Here is the Menu Bar in the Finder<br />and here it is with Appleworks active.<br />Here are the symbols used in the Menu Bar for the modifier keys <br />is the Apple/Command keyis the Option Keyis the Control key is the Shift key <br />Dock - The part of the Desktop which gives you quick access to start (launch) applications (programs) and to bring any running to the forefront.<br />DEFINITION of TERMS<br />magnification and minimize effect - in Mac it is called as the " eye candy“. <br />Dock - of the most used features of OSX. It combines the functions of the Launcher and the Application Switcher found in " Classic" Mac OS systems<br />