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A Unix [1] variety.

Based on the FreeBSDFree BSD, Free-BSD, Freebased, Freebase, Freest, Freebases, Freebies, Freebie's [2] userlanduser land, user-land, island, Iceland, Ireland, overland, eland, Orland, upland, aslant, sealant and the Mach kernel, with a runtimerun time, run-time, runtier, reunite, centime, ragtime, anytime, runt, onetime, random, runty, meantime, runts, ranting, renting, Randie, rename, runt's, downtime, noontime
derived from NeXTNext, Net, Ext, Nest, Text, Nert, Neat, Nett, Neut, Newt [3]'s OPENSTEP. Darwin is the kernel name and is
modular in approach in comparison to the monolithic nature of Linux.

Apple\'s website [4]
Open Darwin [5]

If you are new to Mac OS X, an indispensable guide is Mac OS X: The
missing manual [6].

The other good book is Mac OS X UnwiredUnwearied, Unfired, Unworried, Unwed, Untried, Uncured, Unpaired, Unwarned, Unwind, Uncared, Unwaged, Unread, Unwarier [7], which covers wifi,
BluetoothBlue tooth, Blue-tooth, Bucktooth, Bluet, Bluets, Blotto, Bluet's, Blowtorch, Blurt, Blurts, Blued, Blether, Bloody, Bloods, Blood's and other wireless technologies (eg. IR).

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Useful Mac OS X wireless tools include:

* MacStumblerMac Stumbler, Mac-Stumbler, Stumbler, Stumble, Estimable, Metastable, Inestimable, Marketable, Mistakable, Monostable, Maximal, Mixable, Comestible [8]
* iStumblerstumbler, stumble, estimable, assembler, assumable, assemble [9]
* KisMacCosmic, Sumac, Kismet, Smack, USMC, Bismarck, Bismark, Seismic, Karmic, Gasman, Kiosk, Smock [10]

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If you have one of the titanium PowerbooksPower books, Power-books, Powerboats, Powerboat's, Passbooks, Playbooks, Paperbacks, Paperbarks, Passbook's, Playbook's, Paperback's, Paperbark's (the model before the new
drool-worthy aluminium models), you might find that the inbuilt
Airport reception is average. There are two options:

1. Use a PCMCIAPARAMECIA, PECKISH, PUCKISH, PYGMIES, PAJAMA, PYJAMA, CAMACHO, PYGMY, PIGGISH, PIGMY'S, PYGMY'S, POCKMARK, PARKMAN, PAJAMAS, PYJAMAS, PAJAMA'S, PYJAMA'S wireless card instead (with an external aerial)
2. Hack your PowerbookPower book, Power-book, Powerboat, Passbook, Playbook, Paperback, Paperbark to take a pigtail [11]

Links:
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[1] http://melbourne.wireless.org.au/?Unix
[2] http://melbourne.wireless.org.au/?FreeBSD
[3] http://melbourne.wireless.org.au/?NeXT
[4] http://www.apple.com/macosx/
[5] http://www.opendarwin.org/
[6] http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/macxmmpanther/
[7] http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/macxunwire/
[8] http://www.macstumbler.com/
[9] http://www.istumbler.net/
[10] http://www.binaervarianz.de/projekte/programmieren/kismac/
[11] http://www.binaervarianz.de/projekte/hardware/mactail/

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