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Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger: Visual QuickStart Guide by Maria Langer

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Setting Internet Options in Network Preferences

The Network pane of System Preferences displays information about your Internet connection (Figure 2) and enables you to manually configure your Internet connection:

  • For dial-up or direct connections, you can set options to configure your TCP/IP address and proxy information.

  • For dial-up connections only, you can set options for your PPP connection to the Internet and your modem.

  • For direct connections only, you can set options for your PPPoE connection.

This part of the chapter explains how you can manually set Internet options in the Network preferences pane.

✓ Tips

  • If all of this sounds confusing to you, don’t mess with it. Instead, use the Network Setup Assistant, which I discuss earlier in this ...

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