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  • Keeping your Wireless Network Secure - Mac Guides
    range of the network edit WEP Totally insecure against any attacker and with the latest software WEP takes only a couple of minutes to hack However it will secure your wireless internet connection from use by casual users Supported by any operating system device that supports wireless networks edit WPA WPA2 Fairly secure though can be hacked by a determined attacker especially if you use a weak password Using a strong password makes attack more difficult You are also less likely to have password problems than WEP Supported by Mac OS X 10 3 or higher or Windows XP Vista WPA2 is even more secure but less devices support it A Mac with an Airport Extreme Card is required for WPA2 though various cards for Windows will also work edit Other methods of making accessing your wireless network harder There are also several methods of making access to your wireless network more difficult These are largely useless however and make accessing your own wireless network more difficult edit MAC Filtering Every computer or internet device has a unique MAC address which is the name for the network hardware in your computer However they are broadcast in the air with the wireless signal and with the right software you can find the MAC addresses in use on the network Changing your MAC address can then be done with a one line terminal command This method is also harder to maintain since visitors will need their MAC address added to the table on your router to be able to access your network edit SSID Hiding The SSID is the name of your wireless network and it is possible to hide this name from being displayed However there are lots of programs which will sniff out all wireless networks and give you a

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  • Modem - Mac Guides
    the use of modems is quickly decreasing however they are still widely used Apple has phased out the built in modem from all currently sold Macs An USB modem is available as a BTO option or it can be purchased separately through the online Apple Store for 49 USD edit External Links Wikipedia article about modems Retrieved from http guides macrumors com Modem Category Networking and Internet Views Article Discussion

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    Original URL path: /Networking_Windows_with_Mac_OS_X (2016-04-26)


  • Personal Web Sharing - Mac Guides
    that more than 70 of the web sites on the Internet are using Apache thus making it more widely used than all other web servers combined Turning on Web sharing in OS X is as easy as clicking a check box in the Sharing System Preferences pane Files shared by OS X Web sharing exist in one of two types of locations the system wide site and user specific sites edit System wide site Files at Library WebServer Documents will by default be shared as the root Web site when Web sharing is turned on These files can be accessed at http localhost or http yourIPaddress edit User specific sites Files at Sites or in your home folder s Sites folder are considered your user specific site files Each user by default has one of these folders Each user s site can be accessed at http yourIPaddress shortusername edit Configuring Apache Apache is extremely powerful and customizable This customization is a bit easier in Mac OS X Server which includes GUI tools for configuring Apache The client version of OS X runs exactly the same Apache server but configuration must be done completely through the editing of a text configuration

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  • Podcasting - Mac Guides
    iPod and broadcasting although its creators were not affiliated with Apple nor does the technology require the use of an iPod edit Creating a podcast Creating and publishing a podcast requires the following Good audio recording equipment Good background music if one prefers to add it Software application to create and publish a podcast A server to host the podcast Since podcasts are usually created as mp3 files the creator should also keep the bandwidth requirements in mind when choosing a provider to host it As of version 4 9 iTunes can be used to subscribe to download organize and even publish your podcasts to the iTunes Music Store check http www apple com support garageband podcasts for information about publishing to the iTunes Music Store The podcast directory in iTunes lists many popular podcasts GarageBand 3 part of iLife 06 can be used to create and record your own podcasts edit See Also Garageband iTunes iTunes Store Retrieved from http guides macrumors com Podcasting Categories Networking and Internet Software All Views Article Discussion Edit History Personal tools 23 92 31 179 Talk for this IP Create an account or log in Navigation Mac Guides Home Recent changes Random page

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  • Setting the Default E-mail Reader - Mac Guides
    the General tab Set the default e mail reader to your choice edit Using RCDefaultApp Download the program s disk image from VersionTracker Install the preference panel as per the instructions in the disk image If you need more information on installing applications see this article Open up System Preferences and go to the new Default Apps panel Use the Internet tab to set the default e mail reader edit

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