Exercises


1.

Describe the similarities and differences among these utilities:

  1. scp and ftp

  2. ssh and telnet

  3. rsh and ssh

2.

Assuming rwho is disabled on the systems on your LAN, describe two ways to find out who is logged in on some of the other machines attached to your network.

3.

Explain the client/server model and give three examples of services on Mac OS X systems that take advantage of this model.

4.

A software implementation of chess was developed by GNU and is free software. How can you use the Internet to find a copy and download it?

5.

What is the difference between the World Wide Web and the Internet?

6.

If you have access to the World Wide Web, answer the following:

  1. Which browser do you use?

  2. What is the URL of the author of this book's home page? How many links does it have?

  3. Does your browser allow you to create bookmarks? If so, how do you create a bookmark? How can you delete one?

7.

Give one advantage and two disadvantages of using a wireless network.




A Practical Guide to UNIX[r] for Mac OS[r] X Users
A Practical Guide to UNIX for Mac OS X Users
ISBN: 0131863339
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2005
Pages: 234

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