These pages are deprecated (latest changes date from end 2001). More recent information may be found at http://www.coresequence.com/training.php. 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.
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.
Type the name of the command with an URL as option. Browsing is done with the spacebar and arrow keys.
Netscape, probably the most popular on Unix systems
Mozilla, gradually gaining more popularity
Amaya, the W3C browser compiant to all standards.
There are also Java-based browsers, such as the one from Sun.
Many desktop managers offer webbrowsing features in their file manager.