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Mac® OS X System Administration by Guy Hart-Davis

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CHAPTER 12Install and Manage Applications

Connecting your Macs to the network and giving the users accounts on them is all well and good, but sooner or later the users will start demanding to get some work done—or their bosses will.

In this chapter, we’ll look at how you can provide users with the applications they need and prevent them from running the applications they shouldn’t use—even if those applications are already on the Mac the user’s logged in to.

Installing and managing applications tends to break down into three main steps:

Image Installing an initial set of applications onto the Mac As discussed in Chapter 6, you can automatically install ...

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