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Macbook Pro and Edimax Ethernet to USB adaptor

I am using Macbook pro 13 retina (from 2013). It does not have ethernet connector and I need to plug in ethernet cable in my work office. So I have bought EDIMAX Ethernet to USB adaptor. For some time ...
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Airport network design - how to wire multiple airport boxes

I have a medium size installation in a big old house (brick exterior, and wood/plaster interior). There is a Comcast UBEE Docsis 3 modem with a short connection to TimeCapsule (router). From there ...
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Set MAC address fails - RTNETLINK answers: Cannot assign requested address

I am attempting to change the MAC address of eth0 to 3d:dd:c8:88:c2:0d on a linux mint 15 cinnamon machine. Using "ip link set dev eth0 address" fails as seen below and macchanger produces a similar ...
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Mac: use the ethernet port as a “hotspot”

I've got a bit of a weird setup going on right now, and my main desktop computer is without internet. I've got a macbook (10.7) that can hook up to the desktop via ethernet. What I'm wanting to do is ...
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After upgrading to OS Mavericks on iMac it stopped recognizing my ethernet cable

After I finished upgrading my Lion OS to Mavericks OS, it stopped recognizing my Ethernet cable, therefore I can't connect via Ethernet to the Internet but only via Wifi. On the Networks preferences ...
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Using Macbook pro ethernet as a DHCP server

I'm developing an arduino project with an Ethernet shield. In order to simulate that the arduino is connected to a router i simply want to make the Macbook act as a DHCP server and give the IP to the ...
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Two Browsers, Two Internet Connections, 1 Computer

My mac computer is connected to my corporate network via a LAN connection. When the Mac is disconnected I can connect to our corporate wireless. The wireless is more open than the LAN connection. ...
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389 views

Mac share ethernet connection with proxy over wifi without proxy

I have a wired connection over a proxy server, and I'd like to share it over wireless to my iPad / other devices without proxy. Is there some software or something that allows me to do this?
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What is the best way to connect two Macs to minimize network latency?

What is the best way to connect two Mac Minis, one running Lion and the other one running Snow Leopard, to minimize latency for sharing screen? Right now they are connected through a wireless network ...
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Which ethernet expansion card is compatible with an Apple PowerBook 5300c?

I'll try to get to the point. For fun, I'm trying to use an Apple PowerBook 5300c (Mac OS 7.5.2) to do some programming, but struggling to get some files on to it. It sounds like CD-ROM isn't an ...
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How to bond Ethernet and Airport Mac Pro

I have two internet services. I have a Verizon DSL 1.5m/768k and a Time Warner Cable 30m/384k. My Time Warner is coming in through an Airport Extreme which is wired via ethernet directly to my Mac ...
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Cheapest way to connect 2 PCs to a single ethernet outlet

I have 2 laptops sitting on my desk, but only one Ethernet outlet. At the moment, one of the laptops is connected via WiFi, but it's too slow for my needs. I suppose I could buy a router, but they ...
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Stuttering with WD TV Live connected to iMac via ethernet?

I have a WD TV Live, if I connect a hard drive or usb stick to the usb input on it, it plays all my movies flawlessly. However if I connect the WD TV to my iMac directly via ethernet (no router), all ...
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Mac Mini disconnects from wired network at random times

My Mac Mini from 2007 always stayed connected to my home network. No problems. (Wired, NOT wireless.) All this week it becomes disconnected at random times. Nothing can re-connect it... until I ...
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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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Why is the network speed on my Mac Pro (early 2009) so slow?

I have a really weird networking issue on my Mac Pro (Early 2009). I can’t get higher network speeds than about 2MBit/s. It doesn’t matter if this is over AirPort or one of the Ethernet ports. An iMac ...
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Mac OS X automatically turn off Airport if ethernet cable is plugged in

I have a Macbook Pro with Snow Leopard, any way to do this?
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Can not insert cat-5 cable into iMac

[Note that I am a sysadmin, but this seemed more like a question for superuser than for serverfault]. I have a Apple iMac Intel (Early 2008) and can not insert a Cat-5 cable into the ethernet jack. ...
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How to Bridge Two Ethernet Ports on Mac OS X

How can I bridge two wired ethernet interfaces on Mac OS X (e.g. the current MacPro comes with two ethernet ports)? Googling turned up (e.g. this Apple forum post and this openvpn post) that this is ...
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Unable to use TCP/IP between Macs over Ethernet

Let's assume we have friends A, B and C who use the newest Macbooks with factory settings. The firewall and stealth -mode are not the problem. Remote Apple Events and Xgrid are not needed. They have ...