LAN, short for Local Area Network, is a network that connects multiple devices in a limited geographical area, such as a room, an apartment or a building. Currently, most LANs are based on Wi-Fi, linked together with means of a central wireless router or Ethernet transmission, where computers are ...

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Computers can't find each other on LAN with Avahi

I have two computers plugged into a Comcast router. One is running Ubuntu 10.10 Desktop, the other, Ubuntu 10.10 Server. Both have Avahi installed and running. However, when I run avahi-browse, each ...
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Authenticate XP

Got myself in a bit of a pickle at the moment: I was toying around with hardware and removed most of the addons in my system, then replaced them. XP decided it was no longer authenticated and asked ...
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Remote Install Mac OS X from Windows not on LAN?

I want to install applications from my Mac OS X install disc, or be able to archive-install from it, but it's back at my house outside my current LAN. Is there a way I can remotely access my OS X ...
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what is the best way to transfer games from a linux server to a lan of windowsXP [closed]

samba service on linux and.. copy folder? keep games as .rar at samba and extract them on the fly? rsync daemon at the server? ftp them from the server? anyone has any benchmarks or previous ...
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Options for subnet w/o internet access accessible by all computers on network w/ internet

Net diagram: I want a computer on my 'normal' network N1 (where all machines have internet access) to also simultaneously be able to connect to N2, a 'subnet' (not sure if this is the right word?) ...
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why doesn't system do ARP request broadcast before sending an IP packet?

First, let me describe the problem briefly. I have two programs which send IP packets from a host(192.168.0.101) to another host(192.168.0.106). These two programs are written respectively with C and ...
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Connect to two wifi networks with one wifi network card on Windows (one for lan, one for internet)

I have a ZONE WIFI with my android celphone activated and connected via my network wifi card, so I can't connect to my LAN network via wifi at the same time, there is a way that I can connect both at ...
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How to let Windows 10 automatically add LAN route to my route table

As you may know, if you connect your computer to LAN, you will alwasy automatically get a route like this: IPv4 Route Table =========================================================================== ...
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How to prevent wireless adapter to get automatically disabled when I plug in the LAN cable

I have a new Lenovo W541. At work I have both a cable connection with Proxy and a wifi connection. In my previous laptop I was able to switch from a connection to the other just by disabling and ...
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Laptop as *primary* display for desktop PC via LAN remote desktop

As the title says, I want to use a laptop as the primary display for a desktop PC. There's a few added challenges to this, however: The desktop PC does not have a display device of its own. By ...
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Hopping Gateways in a Multi-gateway Network?

I'm on a network that has multiple gateways, and it seems that my machine connects to a different gateway than what my phone does. I'm curious as to how I may switch to another gateway. I've tried ...
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Prevent computer from connecting to outside LAN networks

I'm looking for a solution like Restrict Computer from Connecting to Outside Wireless Networks that would also work with wired connections. We have a consultant in our company that sometimes works ...
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Is there any reason not to use the external IP when accessing local resources?

Until recently I had always assumed that accessing the external IP address from within the LAN would go out to the internet and then back unless specially configured in the router. Apparently, if it ...
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Port forwarding for Teamspeak server

I am trying to forward ports 9987, 10011 and 30033 for my Teamspeak 3 server. My setup for the connections is as follows: Bayantel modem-router (Aztech 5001en) D-LINK DIR 300 (wireless router) ...
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Connection to router/modem works only if plugged in directly, not via switches/wifi

Consider the following setup: 2-3 Laptops and 4-5 Desktop PCs (both windows and linux systems) are connected to an ADSL modem/router (http://avm.de/produkte/fritzbox/fritzbox-3272/) via wireless and ...
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BIND DNS server (Windows) - Unable to access my local domain from other computers on LAN

I have a BIND DNS server running on my Windows 7 development machine and I'm serving pages with WAMPSERVER. My ideia is to develop some tools (in PHP) for my intranet at work and I want them to be ...
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Using Lan and Wlan at the same time (Concurrently)? [duplicate]

There are two internet account. One is connected to a pc with ethernet cable. The other one is connected to same pc with wireless. Is it possible to use them concurrently? Example: acc 1 : 8 mbit ...
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Assign LAN port as WAN on Technicolor TG582n router

I have recently switched my home Internet connection from copper to fibre. With a copper installation I had a Technicolor TG582n router (Technicolor 582n - ADSL2+ / ADSL2 / ADSL - see top of linked ...
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My LAN wont connect to the internet and is showing that i am using a different router

ok so here is what is happening..... my laptop has wireless and it connects totally fine to the internet using the wifi. the wifi connection is called TP-Link, which is the router we are using.... ...
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Dropbox LAN sync - hint for an IP address

In my work network UDP broadcast networks are isolated between the WiFi and wired channels, so LAN sync discovery does not work. Is there a way to explicitly tell Dropbox to try a specific IP address ...
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LAN tester shows two light at the same time

Can someone help me please. I have crimped both ends nicely. When I test it using my LAN tester, one end glows nicely from 1 to 8 but the other end glows 1&2 at the same time. I have tested the ...
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macmini wifi internet only works if lan cable unpluged

I use macmini to compile mac version of my program, I use ssh and vnc from linux, but problem is that I can only get either internet via wifi(en1) or local connection via ethernet(en0). if I do enable ...
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WRT54G router with tomato firmware doesn't connect to internet if Windows 8 PC is suspended

This problem began occurring within the past couple of days, and to my knowledge I made no changes to any hardware or to my network layout. I have a Windows 8 PC connected to a gigabit switch (D-Link ...
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Software that simulates a LAN admin [closed]

You know you recommend a software that simulates a LAN, to use as a virtual test environment before you apply the settings on physical machines? Should I install it on Windows 7.
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Setting Windows to resolve all hostnames via DNS when not connected to a Domain Controller?

The enviroment is a private network with a single router using DD-WRT's dnsmasq to resolve names and do caching. Resolving hosts via DNS works fine: dig +short @192.168.1.1 gamma 192.168.1.22 Now, ...
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Is there a way to detect a LAN's IP and its subnet mask?

I'm not a English speaker, but I'll try my best make it clear: If your laptop connects to a unknown local network (through a wireless or wired router) and there's no DHCP service at all, and nobody ...
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HOW TO: Remotely access Synology NAS on home LAN behind multiple routers?

Any help would be greatly appreciated. I split/share an internet connection with family members that live next door to my house. I don't have/need/want cable, so they have the modem. I have ...
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Possibe data corruption in x-ray room

I built a small fingerprint ID system for a lab. Registration is done at a reception and identification at 2 other points. One point is the x-ray room The problem: Identification often seems to fail ...
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Set up a virtual LAN with a PC behind internal IP

I have a Tonidoplug running on Ubuntu Linux at home which has a NAS attached to it. The problem is, the cheap Internet service provider that I am using at home basically only assigned me an internal ...
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Do Network Permissions apply to the Local Computer Too?

If, say, I were to say that only a certain account were allowed to read a folder on an external drive, and then I were to take the external drive to another computer, would it be able to read the ...
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Is it possible to setup and switch multiple wired IEEE802.1X authentication profiles in windows 7?

In Windows 7, I use two IEEE802.1X wired network authentitication settings which I have to change by hand, since every time I switch the configuration, the old one is lost. (In Linux this is trivially ...
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Cannot access LAN resources when connected via wireless

My ISP provided a BEC 7800 TN R2 router with wireless capability for my home. I have a Windows desktop computer connected via Ethernet cable to the router. I have no problems with my desktop computer. ...
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Is there a way to set up the LAN connection to connect via proxy, instead of through the browser?

Is there a way to set up the LAN connection to connect via proxy, instead of having to set the browser connection up? If the LAN is set up to go through proxy, then all applications - even non-browser ...
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All internal LAN nodes are internet facing, how?

My school has it setup so that all connected devices have an internet facing IP address. That is, they appear to own a subnet: 129.107.0.0/16 (If I recall correctly) where any device can be accessed ...
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USB Drive that simultaneously connects to more than one computer

Background: I have a portable USB drive that I use to make sure I have access to common files whenever at home, work, travel etc for cases when I may not have Internet/Network access of any kind. ...
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Relocate a LAN cable without breaking the network

For some years the cable was laying under a bedroom door. Now I need to slightly move it. To get a better idea look at this picture. On the left is the current "cable status" and on the right is how ...
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How to implement a LAN between two systems, without a modem?

I have two systems, and I want to transfer data from one system to another while doing my project. I do not have an internet connection, and I do not have a modem. Is there any possibility of ...
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Simple Local Network Chat Program [closed]

I'm looking for a chat program that I can run on my corporate workstation that does not need to go outside of the firewall to operate. All communication should be limited to the same subnet ideally ...
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Is there any way to drill down and see what System process is producing network traffic on my LAN?

I've got an XP machine acting as a server and a Windows 7 PC connected via wired LAN. Gigabit Ethernet b/t them. Occassionally, usually after a long day, the connection to the server gets very slow. ...
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Where is my LAN (or faster then n) speed wireless?

802.11g has been out forever and a day, n is the "new" standard but its still dog slow for some work (running application from the NAS for one). The wimax stuff out there is for your internet ...
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Can I use static routes for dedicated IP across power cycles?

I am trying to set up a development environment on my home LAN on the cheap. I have purchased 3 PCs with some extra RAM to play the role of "servers", and am planning on just using my NetGear ...
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How to disable disclosing a computer name to a network?

I don't use (I've disabled it by normal means and blocked the ports with personal a firewall) Windows Networking (CIFS aka NetBIOS aka SMB etc), but my PC has a name as it seems to be mandatory in ...
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Connection between two computers with Ubuntu 10.04 for transfer files

I have two computers: one is connected with router by wi-fi and another is connected with router by lan. How I can optimal organize connection between two computers with Ubuntu 10.04 for transfer ...
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Why doesn't my website doesn't display correctly when it's accessed via another computer on the same LAN

I'm running a web server (Ubuntu) on my local home network. I'm behind a router. On the WAN I have a direct IP. When not on my home network and accessing my website via the WAN direct IP my website ...
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Local DNS server

I am using a local (company) network which provides some servers which are also available from the outside (through one public static IP and port forwarding). And there are some domains which are ...
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Are USB Ethernet adapter slower than embedded NIC?

I've just bought an usb-lan adapter. it is usb 2.0 and 10/100Mb it connects in full duplex at 100Mb but it is really slow: it goes 10Mb Compared with embedded NIC same file transfert goes ~100Mb Is ...
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IP CAMERA OFF INTERNET

I recently installed an IP camera on my sytem (Xp Pro Sp3 with cabel modem, linksys router (WRT54G) and 8 port ethernet switch). Problem is the camera eats up a ton of bandwidth. I would like to be ...
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How can I install msg.exe?

I have downloaded msg.exe and installed it but I just can't manage to use it. I work under Windows 7 and since NetSend disappeared I had to find a solution and that's why I downloaded msg.exe and ...
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PPPOE and LAN security?

If I use PPPOE to connect to Internet and enable network discovery for public networks, do I open my shared folders to others? If only admin from ISP can see my folders i dont't like it :) I hate ...
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Is there any harm in changing the mac address of my LAN adapter?

My internet provider has done static binding to thee MAC address of my adapter. Now I need to use the same internet connection on another machine also. So, I figure that one way of doing that is to ...