Chapter 7. Connect to a Network and the Internet

Connect to a Network and the Internet

A stand-alone MacBook is useful, but not nearly as useful as when it is connected to a local network, and, more importantly, to the Internet. Networking can be a complicated topic, and there are many technical details involved. The good news is that Mac OS X and MacBook manage most of these for you. In this chapter, you get a good foundation of networking knowledge and some examples of how to configure MacBook on a local network and on the Internet.

Understand Networking Concepts

MacBook and Mac OS X manage most of the details of networking for you, but there are a number of concepts that are helpful ...

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