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To experiment with the server and client programs, suppose you are working with two Unix computers, and you wish to use one as the server. Once you modify both the server program and the client program, replacing Internet address with the Internet address of your server computer, you issue the following command on the server computer.

       *-- Tells Unix to run the server program  
       |   in the background 
server & 

Then, on the client machine, you issue the following command:


At this point, you are prompted to supply an interest rate, and once you provide one, the client talks to the server, the server responds to the client, and the client displays the time it takes to double your money at the supplied interest rate.