The experiments in this chapter are best done in a dedicated intranet
lab. They each require downloading of software so I will take some
time to go over some basic install procedures.
Installing software on Windows machines tends to be easy. Most
installations these days are done through an installer. Download the
installer, execute it, and everything is done for you.
Linux installs are often almost as easy. For example, in SuSE
9.3, you simply run YaST and choose Install and Remove
Software. You then search for the package you want to install,
and it all happens.
In this chapter Professor Comer gives basic instructions on installing
from source code. You download a .tar.gz file, putting it in
some convenient directory. In that directory you then type tar xvf
file.tar.gz. This creates a subdirectory with a name similar to
that of the source file. You change directory to that directory and
- make install
To be honest this does not always go well. I have had a particularly
terrible time trying to install ethereal this way, but in
the case of what is required in this chapter, there were only minor
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