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Linux Networking-concepts HOWTO

Rusty Russell

$Revision: 1.12 $ $Date: 2001/05/04 20:58:43 $

This document describes what a network (such as the Internet) is, and the very basics of how it works.

1. Introduction

2. What is a `computer network'?

3. What is the `Internet'?

4. This IP Thing

5. Machine Names and IP Addresses

6. Different Services: Email, Web, FTP, Name Serving

7. Dialup Interfaces: PPP

8. What Packets Look Like

9. Summary

10. Thanks

11. Index

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