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Date:      Tue, 22 Sep 2009 16:59:24 -0500
From:      Adam Vande More <amvandemore@gmail.com>
To:        "gs_stoller@juno.com" <gs_stoller@juno.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: internet access from FreeBSD
Message-ID:  <6201873e0909221459l17bfd116n493dd1a59743b543@mail.gmail.com>
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On Tue, Sep 22, 2009 at 3:32 AM, gs_stoller@juno.com <gs_stoller@juno.com>wrote:

>             I have a copy of Greg Lehey's online "book" about FreeBSD, but
> I believe it is from February 2006.  Is there a later copy, and if so, where
> can I find a copy (URL please)?  I searched my copy for the word "internet"
> and couldn't find it.  I did access the internet with a take-off copy of
> FreeBSD, but I don't have access to it any more.  Can I access the internet
> with a currently gettable copy of FreeBSD, and if so, for what versions is
> that true (my personal version is old, but it works well so I never
> upgraded)?  Since I get my mail via  juno , can I access them nicely from
> FreeBSD or do I need something to interface to it and present me with my
> mailbox, listing the items in it and telling me the usual stuff about
> envelop mail (sender, subject, when received)?
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>
>
The handbook is available in ports here

/usr/ports/misc/freebsd-doc-en

or you may be more interesting in this:

http://www.absolutefreebsd.com/

which I believe is more current than Mr Lehey's fine but aging work.


-- 
Adam Vande More



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