|Northern New Mexico's Community Network|
Mac OSX also
known as OS 10 is a new version of the Macintosh operating system that
is quite different from older versions of Macintosh.
Begin by clicking the apple icon in the top left corner of the screen and choose "System Preferences" as pictured below.
This web page will show you how to setup an OSX computer to connect to the internet. Double-click open the "Network" icon.
Click on the "PPP" tab and the window will look like the one below. Plug-in your La Plaza dial-up number. Your account name is your La Plaza email account (firstname.lastname@example.org). Plug-in your password. Don't worry it will look like a bunch of dots. If you put a checkmark in the "Save password" option then your computer will put in your password for you automatically. If you are worried about privacy then you might not want to choose that option. Click on the "PPP Options" button when you are ready.
Click in the first box to put a checkmark
in the option to "Connect automatically ..." You can choose any of the
next three options for automating a disconnect of
The other options don't really matter to you. Click the "OK" button to return to the prior screen.
Click the "TCP/IP" tab to see the window
shown below. Make sure that the "Configure" option is set for "Using PPP."
If not, click the little arrows to the right of that
Inside the "Domain Name Servers" box, plug-in
the La Plaza DNS number 126.96.36.199
Click the "Save" button and you are ready
to connect to the internet.
Click the "Save" button and you are ready to connect to the internet.
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