[OS X TeX] Lost in Mac space
schremmer.alain at gmail.com
Sat Dec 13 12:18:24 EST 2008
On Dec 13, 2008, at 11:21 AM, David Derbes wrote:
> It's Unix. Nothing about Mac OS X that I know about. The version I
> know best is from 1993, and so absent time travel cannot include
> anything about Mac OS X. There is a way more expensive recent
> version that might include something, but I'd buy a cheap copy from
> abebooks (just bought one to make up for the one a friend stole,
> and yes, he's still a friend) for well under ten USD.
Whenever I think of fiddling with the terminal—after all that is the
Mac way, the thing that brings me to a halt is the fear that it is
easy inadvertently to wipe out one's disk or to create similar havoc.
So, it is easy to procrastinate and/or turn to the list. Which it is
in any case.
Just googled "Unix for OS X" and immediately found "Mac OS X For Unix
Geeks, 4th Edition" exactly the dual of what I need. OK, will try
harder later on.
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