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Chapter 26. Building and Using a Network > Local Area Networking with Mac OS X

Local Area Networking with Mac OS X

Wherever there is more than one computer (whether those machines are running the Mac OS, Windows, Linux, and so on) in the same general physical area, there is an opportunity to network those computers into a local area network (LAN). A LAN offers many benefits, including the following:

  • Sharing devices, such as printers

  • Sharing files

  • Providing a local Web

  • Sharing an Internet connection

  • Providing FTP, email, and other services


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