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Change HOMEDRIVE windows variable to be dynamic on windows 7 to use Git

I have a Windows 7 notebook from work. I use Git as my version control system. I installed Git on the system before the administrator connected my computer to the office network. he changed my ...
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A “home server” to “control” other PCs [closed]

I might be asking a lot from the title so let me clarify. I'm an I.T System Administrator. I understand Client-Server relationship fully. I use Windows GPO on our server for almost every use Windows ...
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1answer
137 views

How to deal with Dual-Stack Lite and incoming connections

My ISP (german cable ISP Unitymedia) forced me to use DS-Lite / Dual Stack Lite because he ran out of IPv4 addresses. Common problems with that setup are: interrupted connections (i.e. in online ...
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home file server using samba slow read and write speed

I have a machine running ubuntu server 12.04. I installed samba for file sharing on my home network. I have windows and linux machine. My server spec are: amd phenom 2 x6 1055t, 8Gb of ram, ...
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Home router/server - hardware & software choice [closed]

I'm looking for new machine to replace my old home router/server (Pentium II 332MHz, 256MB RAM :)) In addition to common router/access-point functions I need: ssh access (from inside and outside ...
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2answers
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Use old PC as server [closed]

I have 3 SATA laptop Hard Drives which I would utilise in some way, preferably I would like to join them together (though USB) to my old PC (really old - 500MB of RAM) and somehow use that as a home ...
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1answer
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Does the category of RJ11 modem cable matter?

I have a VDSL2 connection and of course a modem. I have a Cat5 DSL RJ11 cable and I was wondering how to tweak the performance. Would it be possible to use a Cat6 or Cat7 DSL RJ11 to gain more ...
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128 views

How do I set up DDNS on an access point behind a router?

I am trying to setup DDNS on a router to have an FTP server at home. I have a shared Internet connection and I have only limited access to the main router, but I have a TP-Link M3020 portable router ...
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Spree rails server is too slow for public ip accesses

I installed spree rails server, and I'm running it. When I access it from local lan like "http://192.168.x.x:3000", it's reasonably fast. It takes less than 5 seconds to show the first page. But, if ...
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1answer
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Is it possible to set up domains and sub-domains on a private Internet subscription?

I am not great at understanding DNS, so please have patience. I have a server set up at home which can be reached at an address similar to foo.dns.org, under a domain that I do not own but that I get ...
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1k views

Samba outside local subnet?

I just transitioned my home server from and older desktop with two LAN ports (Server B) to a new low-power one (Server C) with only a single LAN. I get three IP addresses from my ISP and me and my ...
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Using a dedicated computer as proxy to home broadband router

I'm thinking of creating a proper home network and using a single machine dedicated to access control, centralised authentication, DHCP and acting as a proxy for internet access via a separate home ...
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2answers
261 views

How to prevent a device on my router from accessing the Internet?

I'm thinking of setting up a local server on an old machine I have lying around. So that I can easily ssh into it, I would like to add it to my current network by plugging it right into my router. ...
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3answers
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Setting up a domain name forwarding for a homeserver and local IP

I have ubuntu server set up on a computer at my house, and I want to be able to access it from another computer in the house (through SSH) without typing in its IP address. I'd really rather type in ...
0
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1answer
267 views

Home Server for Mac based household

My home network setup at the moment is very simple, we have an iMac, two MacBooks, a Time Capsule and a wireless Printer. I'm thinking about changing our setup. Specifically I'd like to have user ...
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3answers
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Simplest way to host self made network game for friends?

I wrote a stratego clone for my friend and I to play over the internet. It consists of a very simple server and a client that can be run on the same computer as the server. What would be the simplest ...
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1answer
188 views

HomeGroup network setup

I'm having a problem setting up home group. My home sever pc (win7 Home Premium) connects directly to the internet, I shared it's internet connection to one of its ethernet (lan) cards which is then ...
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3answers
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Shared login in a computer network?

I need to understand how a network works: Several PCs running Windows XP One server The PCs are all network connected, as well as the server. Each computer share the logins. I need to ...
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2answers
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How can I secure my remote box/user?

I'm going to outsource some development work to a stranger. I would like to run down my setup and what I've done thus far to take some precautionary measures. I'm hoping you all can provide me with ...
2
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4answers
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Leaving computer on all the time for network reasons

I am using my old Pentium 4 to share a 1 TB hard drive and 2 printers on my home network. The only problem with this is that I have to leave the computer on all the time and it feels like an awful ...