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  • Oxford Univ. OS X Intro (1,448)
    A very well-written introduction to OS X which covers things like permissions, installing software, and backing up data.
  • Packages explained (1,510)
    A good overview of the packaging system used in OS X (and available since OS 9). It explains how things are bundled together to disappear from view for most users.
  • Pixits defaults page (1,332)
    Page dedicated to the defaults commands in MacOS X. The site also hosts Pixit's MacOS X applications
  • ResExcellence OS X Snapshots Page (2,003)
    A collection of 300+ OS X desktop screenshots, complete with explanations as to what's on the screen. Serves as a great resource for not only the look of your desktop, but finding cool OS X applications as well.
  • Savage Transcendental (1,538)
    A collection of OS X links and tips.
  • The MacHelpDesk.com (1,925)
    Tips, reviews, tutorials and editorials from a member of the Apple Cosultants Network.
  • The X Lab - Troubleshooting Mac® OS X (1,760)
    The X Lab is dedicated to providing outstanding troubleshooting information and services to users of Mac® OS X. The X Lab was founded by "Dr. Smoke," the screen name of an Apple Discussions Helper and author of the e-book "Troubleshooting Mac OS X."
  • Troubleshooting Mac® OS X, Second Edition (2,662)
    The X Lab™ has published "Troubleshooting Mac® OS X, Second Edition," a major update to their e-book dedicated to preventing or resolving common problems with Mac OS X. The Second Edition covers both Mac OS X 10.3 Panther™ and Mac OS X 10.2 Jaguar. The book is extensively hyperlinked and cross-referenced, both within the book itself and to some of the best Mac OS X troubleshooting information on the Internet.
  • What is Mac OS X? (1,175)
    A detailed look at OS X at the deepest levels. Not necessarily for "GUI only" users, but if you're interested in what happens behind the scenes, this is an interesting read.
  • Wikipedia - OS X (2,505)
    A nicely detailed Wikipedia entry covering OS X.