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Can't ping local computer on Macbook, but can on iPhone

I have a computer on my network that I can reach from my iPhone (at the same IP), but my Macbook can't seem to be able to ping it. I have my firewall disabled on my Macbook, and I'm not sure what ...
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What does my mac seem to whirr busily when I browse the web on a laptop?

I'm sitting in my room. There is a Mac Pro, a Macbook Pro and an Airport Extreme router with me. Also an HP server. They're all switched on but idle, the Mac desktop is sleeping. All is pretty quiet ...
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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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Use wifi instead of LAN for some apps

At work I need to be connected to the LAN with a proxy. This proxy blocks a lot of things that I still want to access, one of them being Spotify. We also have a wifi which works just fine, but as ...
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Instant messaging in LAN between PC (Windows XP) and Mac (OS X 10.6)?

I wonder how I could send short information (like a URL or a small text) between a PC with Windows XP and a Mac with OS X 10.6, which are both in our LAN at home. Up to now I sent in such a case an ...
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562 views

access VPN machine macosx same subnet

I would like to access the office machine, which has a fixed IP, and is available only in its local LAN. Let say 192.168.1.100. I have a VPN with username/password connection and I am trying to ...
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542 views

Accessing localhost:8080 through local network

I'm developing a Python WSGI website. I'm running a Paste development server on my Mac (OS X 10.7) on port 8080. I want to test the website on some other devices and OSs I have connected to the ...
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796 views

local DNS not working properly

I'm having troubles setting up a LAN DNS server. I have multiple devices on a network and I would like my domain name to work on the LAN via any of those devices. The DNS server resides on the ...
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209 views

Troubleshooting iPad local network connectivity

Configuration: WiFi Router <-> Gateway PC (Ubuntu 11.10) <-> Internet iPad 2 (iOS 5.0.1) <-> WiFi MacBook Pro late 2007 (OS X 10.7.2) <-> WiFi The WiFi uses static IP configuration, no ...
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How can I share Macbook with a Windows computer on LAN?

I have a home wifi network, where I have connected my main desktop running Windows Vista, another laptop using Windows 7 and newly a Macbook Pro running OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.8. What I need to do is ...
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505 views

How to remove the need to put .local on the end of domain names

I'm just wondering what setting to change to remove the need to put .local when SSH-ing to a computer on my home network. I'm running Mac OS X 10.6 and am sitting behind an airport base station ...
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How to copy files between two macs connected with Airport Extreme?

I have two Macs connected to an Airport Extreme wireless network. I would like to transfer files over this network. Would appreciate step by step instructions.
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Connect macbook to my LAN through a VPN - best solution?

So I have a LAN connected via a ADSL/PPPoA, this is using a bog-standard DLink router supplied by my ISP (talktalk UK). I have a NAS within the LAN that is running FreeNAS and I want to be able to ...
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287 views

How can I give my machine a static IP on LAN?

Today, when the power went of in the office, I got a new IP for my machine (I had 192.168.0.5 and got 192.168.0.6 when the power came back.) That caused a problem because all the machines in the ...
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976 views

local server adress link on Mac (switching from Windows)

I recently switched to Mac from windows. I have a feature i liked on Windows: I can have a direct adress to a local server file/folder. For example, I am chatting with co-worker asking me where is ...
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Load-balance with LAN and Wi-Fi

I have a Mac, which runs Mac OS X 10.6 or Ubuntu 9.10 or Windows XP (Multiboot). Solution can be for any of the systems, whatever works better. I have two ISPs, one can be accessed via Wi-Fi, one ...