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OS X Mountain Lion For Dummies by Bob Dr. Mac LeVitus

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Browsing the Web with Safari

With your Internet connection set up, you’re ready to browse the web. In the following sections, I concentrate on browsing the web with Safari because it’s the web browser installed with OS X Mountain Lion.

tip_4c.eps If you don’t care for Safari, check out OmniWeb, Firefox, or Chrome, which are all free and have features you won’t find in Safari.

To begin, just open your web browser. No problem. As usual, there’s more than one way. You can launch Safari by any of these methods:

9781118461990-ma055.tifcheck.png Clicking the Safari icon in the Dock or LaunchPad (look for the big blue compass that looks like a stopwatch, as shown in the margin)

check.png Double-clicking the Safari icon in your Applications folder

check.png Single-clicking a URL link in an e-mail or other document

check.png Double-clicking a URL link document (a .webloc file) in the Finder

When you first launch Safari, it automatically connects you to the Internet ...

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