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Mac OS X Lion: Visual QuickStart Guide by Maria Langer

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25. Networking

In This Chapter:

Network Interfaces

AirPort

Using the Wi-Fi Status Menu

Bluetooth

Ethernet

FireWire

Users, Groups, & Privileges

Connecting for File Sharing

AirDrop

Using a Remote Disc

Network Utility

Networking uses wired or wireless connections and network protocols to link your computer to others on a network. Once connected, you can share files, access email, and run special network applications on server computers.

This chapter looks at peer-to-peer networking, which uses the built-in features of Mac OS X to connect to other computers for sharing. It explains how to configure an AirPort base station for use as a networking tool. It also covers some of the advanced network configuration applications available as Mac OS X utilities. ...

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