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Apple has released 230 page guide for securing and safeguarding Mac OS X system from the hackers and crackers. The Security Configuration Guides provide an overview of features in Mac OS X that can be used to enhance security, known as hardening your computer. Using this guide you can:

=> Lock down the system.
=> Protect Mac OS x from external attackers.
=> Avoid unauthorized access
=> Secure Mac by hardening your computer.
=> Mac OS X security and much more.

However, guide is heavily depend upon shell prompt (read as terminal) to perform recommended tasks. So you need to have some basic knowledge of terminal. From the Apple site:

Certain instructions in the guides are complex, and deviation could result in serious adverse effects on the computer and its security. The guides should only be used by experienced Mac OS X users, and any changes made to your settings should be thoroughly tested.

Download Mac OS X Security Configuration Guides

Download guide for Mac OS X v10.5 (Leopard) / Mac OS X v10.4 (Tiger) / Mac OS X v10.3 (Panther):

How To Make Slick Linux Desktop / Eye Candy Effects

This guide offer 10 cool Linux desktops and how to make them; from the guide:

So you thought Vista's desktop looked slick? Or the latest Leopard desktop is coolest thing after sliced bread? Well you probably haven't been properly exposed to Linux’s customizability. Linux is so flexibility is one of it’s strongest selling points. With Linux you can easily even mimic Vista or Leopard totally free! Now I will take you through some of the coolest, freshest, fastest desktops I have come across.

Agent Smith Meet KDE
(Fig. 01: Agent Smith Meet KDE Effect)

=> 10 Slick Linux Desktops, and How To Make Them