Hello,
I've just bought a macbook pro, switching from stereotype windows notebook.I'm unable to do a lot of things that I used to in windows-
a)can not open a file in new tab( not new window) in safari.
b) can not open any installer , mono for ex.The .dmg file does download but when I click nothing happens.
Please help.

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First of all what do you mean when you cannot open a file in new tab? Can you explain and give me some examples, perhaps?

Installer will open automatically when you double click on a .pkg file. Can you tell me what file types you see in the dmg. …

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First of all what do you mean when you cannot open a file in new tab? Can you explain and give me some examples, perhaps?

Installer will open automatically when you double click on a .pkg file. Can you tell me what file types you see in the dmg. .zip or .pkg?

Hi,
If you are using Safari then you can simply Press (Command+T) to open the page in a new tab. You can not directly open the installer it will open automatically when you click on something that needs installation.
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What jingda and massy7890 said. Also, you can install Chrome or Firefox on OSX if you prefer them to Safari.

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