MAC Operating System Interview Preparation Guide
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MAC Operating System frequently Asked Questions by expert members with experience in MAC OS. These questions and answers will help you strengthen your technical skills, prepare for the new job test and quickly revise the concepts

64 MAC OS Questions and Answers:

1 :: What is Mac OS?

Mac OS is a series of graphical user interface-based operating systems developed by Apple Inc. for their Macintosh line of computer systems.
Macintosh operating systems have been released in two major series. Up to major revision 9, from 1984 to 2000, it is historically known as Classic Mac OS. Major revision 10, from 2001 to present, is branded OS X (originally referred to as Mac OS X).

2 :: What is DSL?

A Digital Subscriber Line is a popular medium for delivering high-speed Internet connections. Physically, it looks like a phone line. A DSL modem, normally provided by your Internet service provider (ISP), bridges this line to an RJ-45 Ethernet port like the one on your computer. You then connect your computer to the DSL modem using an Ethernet cable.

3 :: How to minimize age of empires 3 on Mac OS?

You have to go to options and then go to graphic options and click on the windowed mode. If it is lighted up it means it will be minimized. If it is minimized it means you can do anything you can usually do on your computer, but if for example you open safari it will pause the game. If it is not lit up it will be full screen and you wont be able to do anything else but aoe3. The graphics are better in full screen though.

4 :: Can Microsoft ActiveX controls run on Mac OS X?

No.Microsoft ActiveX controls not run on Mac OS X.

5 :: How to work photoscape on Mac OS?

it's not mac u can't work on mac.

6 :: What is PPPoE?

PPPoE is the abbreviation for Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet. PPPoE is the protocol that your ISP uses to transmit information to and from a computer. Some DSL-based ISPs may not call PPPoE by name, but this information is relevant if you use a DSL modem and are required provide a user name and password in order to connect to the Internet.

7 :: Can you please explain the difference between Windows and Mac OS X?

Mac OS X is a Unix-like operating system developed by Apple for their Mac hardware line.
Windows is a series of operating systems, running their own proprietary kernel, that is developed by Microsoft and licensed to various computer manufacturers.

8 :: If after installing ntfs-3g, Boot Camp volume stopped showing up in the Startup Disk preference pane. Is reinstalling Mac OS X, Boot Camp, and Windows the only recourse?

Startup Disk preference pane is simply filtering out (that is, not displaying) any mounted volumes that it doesn't consider bootable. Its definition of a Boot Camp volume includes that the mounted volume either be of type msdos or ntfs--this is hard-coded into the preference pane plugin. This doesn't mean your Boot Camp volume has become unbootable. It's merely not showing up in the GUI. You can hold the opt key during startup and choose the Windows partition to boot from. You can also remount it (read-only) using the NTFS file system built into Mac OS X and it should start showing up in Startup Disk.

9 :: What you do suppose if DSL/PPPoE software does not work with Macintosh computers?

You do not need connection software when using Mac OS X, so this does not affect you. Most ISPs only require the correct user name and password when your computer connects to their service. Mac OS X can do this without any additional software. Follow the instructions in technical document 106282: "Mac OS X 10.0: Setup Assistant Does Not Accommodate DSL User Name and Password.

10 :: What are the system requirements for Mac OS X 10.3?

Mac OS X 10.3 works with these Macintosh computers:
★ Power Mac G5--all models except Power Mac G5 (Early 2005), Power Mac G5 (Late 2005) which use Mac OS X 10.4
★ Power Mac G4 or Macintosh Server G4--all models
★ Power Macintosh G3 or Macintosh Server G3 that have built-in USB ports
★ iMac--all models released in 2004 or earlier
★ iBook--all models except iBook G4 (Mid 2005) which uses Mac OS X 10.4
★ PowerBook G4--all models except PowerBook G4 (Double-Layer SD) which uses Mac OS X 10.4
★ PowerBook G3--Bronze Keyboard models only.