Managing Packages on Panther with DarwinPorts (4 tags)
Mac OS X is rich in packaging options. One popular choice is the Debian-based Fink package management system. But another excellent option is DarwinPorts, which is explained in this article, written by the coauthor of Mac OS X Panther for Unix Geeks.
bash on Mac OS X (2 tags)
In the migration from Jaguar to Panther, one of the lesser discussed changes has been the switch from tcsh to bash as the default shell (for new accounts). In this article, David Miller delves into affected areas, such as aliases and environment variables, to help you make the transition.