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One network, two macbooks, one is fast and the other is slow

I really need help for my friend. I know next to nothing about computers. My roommate and I both have macbook pros from the same year running OS X, are both connecting wirelessly to the same xfinity ...
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OSX keeps showing info box “couldn't connect to server”

OSX keeps displaying a notification box stating that connection to a local nas-server failed. It's unbelievable annoying, it shows up every 30 minutes or so and I haven't even tried accessing this ...
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iMac combine wifi and lan connection?

I have iMac in company connected both lan and wifi, where wifi is for public network & lan is private. is there any configuration to connect both wifi and lan and setup always use wifi, but make ...
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os x 10.6.8 sudden wi-fi problems (no recent upgrade)

MacBook pro, os x 10.6.8 for many months. No recent OS changes. Connected easily @ home & different location this morning. Suddenly no connection @ 3rd location. Back home now, connected on ...
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359 views

list active VNC connections from terminal

I am looking for a way to list all the active VNC connection to a machine. I know I can get all the active connection of the machine by running netstat -na but I don't know how to filter just the ...
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How does OSX check if you have an internet connection?

I have read the SuperUser blog post here about how Windows checks if there is an internet connection using NCSI. Is there an equivalent in the Mac world? EDIT: I just found the post below at ...
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Sudden loss of Wi-Fi connectivity on OS X

Occasionally while I work, without any special provocation, I lose connectivity via Wi-Fi. Other devices connected to the same wifi network have no interruption, and the problem gets resolved once I ...
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587 views

OS X Terminal Remote Connection Port Number

I've been trying to set up a remote connection via terminal, but I'm running into a few issues. This is how I initially had it set up: ssh root@***.***.***.** Then I tried to add the -p 1234, but ...
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How can I tell my Mac not to search for my bluetooth speakers when I'm on the go?

I'm using a MacBook Pro (early 2010) and I have Jawbone speakers. When I'm using other bluetooth devices (e.g. the Mighty Mouse) in a place where my speakers aren't, I have turned the bluetooth off ...
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Joomla cannot connect to MySQL using localhost

I have a fresh Joomla installation in a Mac OS X and I have configured a database to connect the application to. By default, Joomla uses localhost to connect (variable $host), but it does not work. ...
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Connecting to Macbook from local network fails

I want to set up a web server on my macbook (192.168.0.10) accessible from my iPhone (192.168.0.11). Both device are on the same network. The apache server is running on the macbook and accessible ...
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MacBook Pro 10.6 losing dns service, network connection still functional if you know the ip address

MacBook pro connected to a wireless network (not sure about wired) I lose DNS. I still have a functioning connection and as long as I know the ip address of the website, server... for example skype ...
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Does Mac OS X keep a log of network connection addresses and dates/times?

I have lost a file containing my hours worked for a particular client over the last month. However, I am always connected to their wireless network whilst I am working for them. Is there anyway that ...
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I can't connect new Windows 7 PC to Mac iBook with OS 10.3.9

Help ! I have an old iBook wired to a router and a new PC linking wirelessly to same router. On the Mac I have 'seen' the PC but not been able to connect to it. On the PC, the Network and Sharing ...
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Block all outgoing connection attempts as per application via ipfw

I need to block all outgoing connection attempts made by a particular app in order to prevent it from downloading updates automatically via ipfw?
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Mac OS X Terminal.app reconnect

When I'm connection to a remote server via ssh inside a Terminal window, and I put the computer to sleep, when I come back the connection is of course interrupted. The problem is there seems to be no ...
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Software or hardware issue?

I'm having a strange problem on my mac pro (first 8-core) where my network speed is dreadfully slow when connected with Ethernet. Internet connections are about 10% of maximum speed and computer to ...
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Mac OS X 's built-in VNC server disconnects me randomly, but frequently

I've been using Mac OS X's VNC service to connect remotely from a Windows XP box, via TightVNC. Everything seems to work normally, except that frequently - anywhere from ten seconds to ten minutes - ...
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Remote Control software for Mac

One of the things I like about Microsoft's RDC Client is that the resolution of the experience is set by the client and not, say, a physical monitor connected to the host, as is the case with VNC; the ...
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MacBook won't connect to the internet via airport or ethernet

My MacBook won't connect to the internet at all. Not via airport or via ethernet. Both my other computers - running XP and Vista connect without a hitch everytime but my MacBook refuses to. When I ...
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How can I setup SSH Tunneling with AT&T on OS X

It has been suggested to me to try using SSH Tunneling to try and improve my internet connection and make it more reliable in my apartment. I am running OS X Snow Leopard and the internet provided ...