An Ethernet crossover cable is a type of Ethernet cable used to connect computing devices together directly. A cable with connections that "cross over" was used to connect two devices of the same type: two hosts or two switches to each other.

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Port forwarding + shared connection with Ubuntu

Because my wireless router's ethernet ports are defective, I set up a shared wireless connection from my laptop (which has wifi) to my eMac (which does not) via a crossover ethernet cable. The laptop ...
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Windows 7 - crossover connection

Firstly I want to say that I am not very familiar with Windows systems, usually I do my development on some Linux distribution but external factors have forced me to work on Windows system for a few ...
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Trying to network Logitech Revue (GoogleTV) and Acer Revo (Windows 7)

I have a Logitech Revue (GoogleTV) and an Acer Revo (Windows 7) sitting next to each other. I want the Revue to be able to stream video from the Revo over ethernet (via Plex and ViMu). Both devices ...
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Can't make crossover connection work properly

I know that similar questions have already been posted but I couldn't find a solution in superuser or any other web search I've tried. I've been trying to connect a windows 8.1 with windows 7 laptops ...
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How do I make my NAS box, which is connected to my desktop directly via ethernet, visible to our home network?

I have a NAS unit that I attached to my Windows desktop via direct ethernet cable. I have it set to use automatic DNS, and it retrieves an IP address from my desktop with no further configuration. I'd ...