- By Kevin M. White
- Dec 6, 2011
This chapter is from the book
What You’ve Learned
- 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.