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Why are we still stuck on IPv4 when we are IPv6 ready? [closed]

With IPv4 finally just about out, why is it so hard to switch over to IPv6? My entire home network is IPv6 and the switch over was easy. Is it a hardware problem that keeps IPv6 from taking off? From ...
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Linux machine's wifi connection stops working after a few minutes

I have an issue that only occurs on a device pair: an ArchLinux [with the latest kernel] Asus UX31A machine and a VirginMobile 4g hotspot. It appears that the internet connection on my laptop stops ...
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What does a custom APN profile actually do, and why do I have to re-enter the proxy in my browser when I tether?

I'm currently in Canada and I'm using the 7-Eleven Speakout "unlimited browsing" mobile internet plan. Unlimited browsing means that only HTTP and HTTPS are unblocked, while any services that use ...
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How do I get on the internet in a 3rd world country? [closed]

My girlfriend is doing peacekeeping work in Rwanda and she has very poor internet access and it's difficult to stay in touch. What technologies or resources are available for non-connected or remote ...
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Is there anything like proxy but for cell phone?

I want to know if there is something like a proxy, but for cellphone calls, not for smartphones, but controlling it from computer??
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Sierra Wireless AirCard 313U (AT&T Momentum 4G) on Ubuntu Linux

I'm trying to get a Sierra Wireless AirCard 313U (more specifically, the AT&T Momentum 4G) working under Ubuntu Linux. I've looked at a number of pages so far: How to connect internet using ...
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Why do mobile networks have high latencies? [closed]

While Ethernet and WLAN typically have latencies on the order of 1-10ms, mobile networks (GPRS, UMTS etc.) have much higher latencies (200-400 ms for UMTS, even more for GPRS). Why is that? I assume ...
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How could I set up redundant HSDPA (3G) modems for my internet connection?

How would I go about setting up four 3G (I'll use this as a shorthand for GPRS/EDGE/HSPA etc.) modems, each one for a different network, on my machine so that if my first choice network gives bad ...
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Trace AT commands to a modem

I have a HSDPA modem attached to the USB port and I use the software that came bundled up with this modem to connect to the Internet. Can I trace the AT commands issued to this modem using a packet ...
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AT commands to activate CDMA modem?

Does anyone know the AT commands to activate a CDMA modem or update the roaming capabilities?
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Can one minimize the amount of internet traffic generated by a netbook when tethering it to a cell phone?

I would like to tether a netbook running Windows XP, via USB, to a Nokia E63 cell phone. I have a smallish data plan:500MB/month. I simply want to pick up mail and browse the web. It would be nice to ...
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Using the T-Mobile Edge Network on the Laptop

I have EDGE on T-Mobile and I want to use that internet connection on my laptop. I think it is called tethering. Any ideas
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Use case for sharing wifi over bluetooth? [closed]

What is the use case for applications like PDAnet or Android Wifi Tether supporting sharing wifi over Bluetooth? A friend and I were discussing this, and neither of us could figure out why you would ...
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How do I usb tether my Cyanogen modded G1's internet connection to my Toshiba Tecra 8000 running Xubuntu?

I have usb-tethering enabled in my phone. It works fine with Vista. When I plug my phone into my Tecra 8000 laptop running Xubuntu, dmesg shows: "usb 1-1: new full speed USB device using uhci_hcd ...
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How much data bandwidth can a 3G gsm cell tower can support? [closed]

I was always wondering how many simultaneous users can a 3G tower supports with its data rates? I mean they advertise 28.8Mb/Sec for the 3G Data but in reality if a lot of people use it say 10 , it ...
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Use Nokia E71 (USB) as cellular modem on Ubuntu 8.04

Is there a way to use my E71 as a cellular modem on Ubuntu 8.04? I'm using a USB cable to eliminate any Bluetooth problems, and prefer USB over Wi-Fi sharing solutions. Thanks, Adam
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Windows 7: Don't download updates while connected with cellular internet

I want my Windows 7 to install updates without asking me except while it is connected to the internet with a cellular network. How can I do that?