Join Chad Chelius for an in-depth discussion in this video Setting the desktop and the screensaver, part of Learning Mac OS X Mountain Lion.
Part of making your user account your own, is customizing it to reflect your …personal preference and appearance. A great way to do this is to customize …the desktop background and the screensaver. …To do this, we're going to come up here to the Apple menu on our computer, and …we're going to choose System Preferences. Now, the System Preferences is where you …can control a lot of the preferences related to different aspects of your computer. …As you can see, the System Preferences are divided up by category, using …Personal, Hardware, Internet and Wireless, System and Other.…
Now what I'm going to to do is I'm going to to go to the Desktop and …Screensaver section of this display. And that is located way up here in the …Personal category. So I'm going to go ahead and click on …Desktop and Screensaver. And that's going to show me the …Preferences pane for that option. Now we're going to start by making sure …we click on the Desktop button way up here at the top. …And I'm just going to slide this over a little bit because you can see that the …
- Installing Mountain Lion
- Creating and logging in to a user account
- Setting parental controls
- Customizing the Finder window toolbar
- Sharing files between users
- Browsing the web with Safari
- Sending and receiving email
- Installing applications
- Using Reminders, Notes, Messages, and the Notification Center
- Backing up and restoring files with Time Machine
Skill Level Appropriate for all
Mac OS X Mountain Lion Essential Trainingwith Christopher Breen6h Appropriate for all
iOS 6: iPhone and iPod touch Essential Trainingwith Garrick Chow7h 46m Appropriate for all
1. Exploring Mountain Lion
2. Installing Mountain Lion
3. User Accounts
4. Getting to Know the Mac OS
5. Browsing the Web with Safari
6. Sending and Receiving Email with Apple Mail
7. Useful Mountain Lion Applications
8. Major Mountain Lion New Features
9. Preparing for the Worst
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