Well on friday the 14th September I finally received my macbook Pro. It came within 2 days of ordering it from mac online store. wow.
So far i have activated the free upgrade to OSX 10.8.1 “Mountain Lion”
To install apps first.
- Go to Launchpad>System Preferences>Security & Privacy.
- unlock the app. click on the padlock on the bottom left corner and supply your password.
- under allow applications downloaded from make sure you select anywhere
Now you are ready to install all apps my usual applications.
- chrome browser
- Thunderbird email
- Adium instant messaging (suggested by pidgin messing site for mac),
- Songbird media centre
- Avast antivirus
- VLC media player
- Libre Office
- Picasa photo manager
I found a link detailing some of the better alternative apps for mac OSX. click here it mentions soem of the above apps I had already setup.
More tutorials on how to setup these apps and other things i find out will come.