Getting the Software You Need
There are many kinds of software that you will eventually need as you
surf the Internet. Fortunately, much of this software is free, or very affordable.
The sites below will help you decide which software is worth downloading.
download.com - a central
resource for downloading programs
- Tucows - A large, well-done site focusing on
Internet applications. Tucows also rates the software for several platforms
(windows, mac, unix, etc).
- If you are setting-up a home network and don't know what software you need...Go to
Practicallynetworked.com - This
is site helps you build/configure your own home network, and how share an
Internet connection among all the computers in your home. He also talks about security
- ServerWatch - Focuses strictly on server
software. In many cases, you can actually become a server for virtually
any type of internet application. (Servers are typically used if you have a
dedicated connection and want to host the content directly on your own computer. Caution:
server applications enable other users to access information on your computer)
Contact me at 703-729-1757 or Russ
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