Broadband Internet Connections by Roderick W. Smith
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Broadband Internet Connections
By Roderick W. Smith

Broadband Internet Connections

A User's Guide to DSL and Cable

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Broadband Internet Connections by Roderick W. Smith

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Now, there's a definitive hands-on guide to broadband Internet access for every home and small business user. Roderick Smith covers all you need to know to make the most of your high-speed connection, from basic configuration to running servers -- including practical guidance on securing your connection against hackers. Smith begins with an overview of each leading broadband technology, and its key advantages and drawbacks. In addition to DSL and cable modems, he also covers fiber optic, satellite, and wireless broadband solutions. He demonstrates how to configure your computer to use broadband connections, covering both hardware and software interfaces, presenting details for Windows, MacOS, and Linux systems. The book contains a full chapter on broadband applications, as well as detailed troubleshooting coverage. Next, Smith shows how to use your broadband connection to run a server -- including how to get a domain name; set up mail, Web, and game servers; and permit secure logins from remote systems. For every home and small business considering -- or already using -- a high-speed Internet connection.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780201738278
ISBN-10: 0201738279
Format: Paperback
(233mm x 187mm x 29mm)
Pages: 640
Imprint: Addison-Wesley Educational Publishers Inc
Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
Publish Date: 11-Oct-2001
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Roderick W. Smith

Roderick W. Smith is an experienced Linux user and system administrator. He is also a professional computer book author whose titles include: Broadband Internet Connections (Addison-Wesley, 2002), Linux Samba Server Administration (Sybex, 2001), The Multi-Boot Configuration Handbook (Que, 2000), and Linux: Networking for Your Office (SAMS, 2000). Roderick holds a Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology from Tufts University. 0201738279AB05172002

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