EtherTalk


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EtherTalk

(networking)
An Apple Computer network standard used to extend an AppleTalk network across an Ethernet network.

Compare LocalTalk.
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EtherTalk

Macintosh software from Apple that accompanies its Ethernet Interface NB Card and adapts the Mac to Ethernet networks.
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The data then goes over the EtherTalk network to a Sun server.
The Accel-a-Writer 3N includes standard Ethernet (EtherTalk, TCP/IP, and Novell Netware) capabilities as well as LocalTalk, serial, and parallel in order to truly allow functionality across any network environment.
The software requires a Macintosh with System Software version 5.0 or later, and it must be configured with an EtherTalk device or AppleTalk to Ethernet gateways.