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  • Lion’s file system is laid out to enhance ease of use and administration.
  • System resources are stored in various Library folders throughout the system, and these folders provide different levels of access.
  • Font Book is the primary tool for managing font resources.
  • You can reveal and manage hidden items from Terminal.
  • Lion provides aliases and links as methods to provide file system shortcuts.
  • You can override Launch Services to open files in your preferred applications.
  • Lion uses extensive metadata to provide robust file system searches with Spotlight.
  • Time Machine backup, along with other archival tools like disk images, provides ample means to secure your data from human or hardware failure.
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