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This revision is completely up-to-date and covers the Internet with a breadth and scope unmatched by other tutorials. Readers will learn everything they need to know to use the information superhighway and stay in touch with the latest developments.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780078821387
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
  • Publication date: 1/1/1996
  • Series: Internet Series
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 802
  • Product dimensions: 7.33 (w) x 9.08 (h) x 1.60 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction 1
2 Understanding the Internet 9
3 A Tour of the Internet 23
4 Hardware Requirements to Connect to the Internet 33
5 Software Requirements and Internet Service Providers 49
6 Internet Addressing 75
7 Mail 93
8 Using Mail from a Shell Account: pine and pico 125
9 Understanding the Web 163
10 Using the Web 173
11 The Web: Advanced Topics 201
12 Using the Web from a Shell Account: lynx 229
13 Introduction to Usenet 249
14 Reading and Posting Usenet Articles 271
15 Using Usenet From a Shell Account: tin 297
16 Gopher, Veronica and Jughead 315
17 Using Gopher from a Shell Account: gopher 333
18 Anonymous Ftp 349
19 Using Anonymous Ftp from a Shell Account: ftp 367
20 Archie 387
21 File Types Used on the Internet; Downloading Software 419
22 Mailing Lists 451
23 Telnet: Logging In to a Remote Computer 469
24 Using Telnet from a Shell Account: telnet 477
25 Talk Facilities 489
26 Using Talk from a Shell Account: talk, ytalk 505
27 IRC (Internet Relay Chat) 521
28 Muds 549
A List of Top-Level Internet Domains 573
Glossary 579
Harley Hahn's Catalog of Internet Resources 603
Index 787
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