The Internet for Dummies, 5th Edition Starter Kit

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By John R. Levine, Carol Baroudi and Margaret Levine Young.
March 1998, 401 pages plus CD-ROM, US$24.99. C$35.99, £23.99, ISBN 0-7645-0356-1.

The Internet doesn't hold still, and neither does The Internet for Dummies. Fully revised for 1998, with coverage of the Net's hot topics, including building your own home page, and (finally) on-line chat, and a CD-ROM full of useful Internet software.


  • Note: This book is reprinted several times per year, and the publisher is pretty good about correcting errors. This means that, with luck, your copy will already have fixed a lot of these mistakes.
  • Page 376: A T1 line is 1.544 million bps, not 1.44.


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