Important note

These pages are deprecated (latest changes date from end 2001). More recent information may be found at I leave the old pages here as they are because lots of people are still visiting them (eventhough they aren't spell-checked), and because the basics are still useful.

Unix Communication and Networking

The subject of networking is beyond the scope of this document, but we will briefly discuss some of the most commonly used networking programs such as browser, mailers and file transfer programs. We will discuss some security issues involving networking and briefly point to some user-accessible networking tools.


Text-based browsers:

Type the name of the command with an URL as option. Browsing is done with the spacebar and arrow keys.

Graphical browsers: