Browsing the Web with Safari
With your Internet connection set up, you’re ready to browse the web. In the following sections, I concentrate on browsing the web with Safari because it’s the web browser installed with OS X Mountain Lion.
To begin, just open your web browser. No problem. As usual, there’s more than one way. You can launch Safari by any of these methods:
Clicking the Safari icon in the Dock or LaunchPad (look for the big blue compass that looks like a stopwatch, as shown in the margin)
Double-clicking the Safari icon in your Applications folder
Single-clicking a URL link in an e-mail or other document
Double-clicking a URL link document (a
.webloc file) in the Finder
When you first launch Safari, it automatically connects you to the Internet ...