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MAC Spoofing errors encountered

I'm somewhat new to Linux (using Ubuntu 14.04), and I'm playing around with MAC address spoofing. I had it working for a few days, to where I could go into the command line and use ifconfig to change ...
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How do I change the configuration on my printer to match the network on my imac?

I use 10.9.4 on an imac; have an HP Photosmart C7280 all-in-one printer which used to work on wifi. Now it doesn't. I have tried many things. The printer configuration shows a different MAC address ...
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1answer
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Dynamically discover new IP address of device upon new network

I carry my phone and laptop with me everywhere, and I have many software solutions that communicate through Wi-Fi. (For example, I can play/stop/pause the music on my laptop using my cell phone). ...
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How can I find out why a wired file transfer is slower than wireless from MacBook to USB HD attached to Boxee Box?

If I transfer files via wireless from my MacBook (Mavericks) to the USB hard drive connected to my Boxee Box, I get over 900 kB/s. If I run the same file transfer over a wired connection it barely ...
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1answer
40 views

Why would a router not connect on its fastest mode?

I have an Airport Extreme router that can connect to devices on 802.11ac mode, if the devices support it. My MacBook Air, which supports ac mode, seems to be connected on n mode. Here is the ...
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trouble getting MacBook Pro Migration Assistant to always work

Am trying to migrate from 1st MacBook Pro to a 2nd and 3rd. But both computers just say "Looking..." Macs are connected through single Ethernet cable. After trying again and again, finally migrated ...
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1answer
103 views

Mac cannot browse, ping works fine

I cannot browse websites in Chrome/Safari. Internet works, ping works, traceroute works. Even "telnet google.com 80" works!! (shows me html-code). But not in browsers. Tried Safari, Chrome - ...
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359 views

New MacBook Pro Can't Connect to Internet

As the tile says I recently got a new Mac. It is the latest gen retina display with a dual core i5 and 8 GB or RAM. It has the latest "ac/b/g/n" wifi adapter but it is connecting to an "n" network. ...
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osX cannot connect socket: Host is down

I am trying to connect my macbook to my mac mini through synergy. I have configured my macbook as the server, and I try to connect my mac to it as a client; but whenever I try, it says on the log ...
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Unable to verify certificate when already trusted CA

I built my own CA, and add the CA certificate (cacert.crt) to my Mac OS X computer. Also, I use this CA signed another certificate to use as WPA2 enterprise authentication. When I connected to the ...
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1answer
49 views

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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288 views

I can only connect to local network computers through IP address, not network name

Randomly, my Windows PC (Windows 7, 32-bit) stopped talking to my Macbook Pro (Mac OSX, version 10.7.5, 64-bit). I can connect using the IP address from my Windows PC to my Mac by going to Start, Run, ...
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1answer
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Using custom-defined IP address vs DHCP on Different Networks

On Mac OSX, is it possible to let the computer obtain a specific IP address (192.168.1.123) on wireless network #1, and let DHCP assign it a dynamic IP address on all other wireless entworks?
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Wifi runs very slow on Windows 7 bootcamp on iMac early 2013

this is a long standing issue for me that has just gotten worse and I can't seem to find anyone online who has the same problem. I have a brand new iMac from earlier in this year (around April). It ...
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1answer
52 views

Different wifi networks returning different websites for same URL

I've recently changed the CNAME for my website but it's stuck on the old page. I've tried flushing my DNS cache, clearing my browser cache and restarting my Mac. I've even checked my HOSTS file, no ...
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1answer
301 views

Diagnosing and Fixing Bluetooth Interference Issues on Early 2011 Macbook Pro

I am currently having a very weird connectivity issue whenever I pair my Apple Magic Trackpad and Wireless Keyboard with my Macbook Pro (early 2011) on Mac OS X 10.8.5. I believe that the ...
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2answers
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Macbook Air WIFI not working after wake up

I have a late 2010 13" Macbook Air and I have problems turning Wi-Fi on when I wake the computer up. I keep my laptop connected to power, an external screen and a USB ethernet adapter at home and ...
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Mac mini Wi-Fi super slow sometimes

I have a new Mac mini mid-2012 that has been working quite well for the last two months. However, there are times now that the internet stops working for some time. Here are the details of my issue: ...
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2answers
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How can Huawei E3276 USB modem work on MAC OS X 10.8.4?

I spent over an hour on the help line with the local telecom operator. We could not get the Huawei E3276 USB modem to work on MAC OS X 10.8.4 on a Macbook Air 2013. It works without any problems on ...
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1answer
243 views

access other mac's time machine drive and backup macbook with wireless adhoc

I have 1 iMac with external time machine drive and 1 macbook air. My iMac's external time machine drive is active and I know 1 disk can be use for multiple mac's backup. I want to backup my macbook ...
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3answers
7k views

How To Keep Wi-Fi On Even When Your Mac Sleeps?

Whenever I want to download something which is over a gigabyte, I leave my computer, so the download could happen smooth and fast, but that's not to be, when my computer goes to sleep, and the Wi-Fi ...
0
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2answers
126 views

linksys WAG120n DSL router MAC filtering

i know very well what MAC address denotes to, what it is used for. i also know how to learn the MAC address of each PC connected to the router by checking them out on each computer. However, if its ...
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2answers
818 views

Using an AirPort Express to extend an AirPort Extreme's signal in 2.4 GHz from 5 GHz

I have an older AirPort Extreme and a new AirPort Express. Now because the 2.4 GHz bandwidth is very crowded I want to switch the signal towards 5 GHz. However I have a number of devices that only ...
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0answers
169 views

early 2013 iMac internet troubles

I got problems connecting my iMac to the internet (Wifi). Signal is fine, all other machines (iPad, win pc and macbook pro connect just fine). read several posts about that issue but couldnt figure ...
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2answers
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Wifi on iMac Constantly Dropping

I have had this iMac for a couple of years, and I have had constant issues with the wifi periodically disconnecting (only recently cared because I have actually started using it). I have recently ...
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3answers
673 views

Default browser keeps opening the same page when computer connects to a wifi network

As I said up there my mac acts strange. When I connect to any wifi network(network name or type is irrelevant), a webpage opening in my default browser(I tried and changed default browser but no luck. ...
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Does turning off WiFi on a Mac turn off the network card?

Since Macs do not come with a physical WiFi on/off switch, I was wondering if switching off the WiFi from inside the OS turns off the network card also. The Windows laptops come with a physical WiFi ...
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3answers
480 views

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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3answers
5k views

Always WI-FI Timeout Error On MacOS

I'm using MACOS X 10.7.5, this is my first time as a MacOS user. I have just gotten a new MacBook and I have 2 problems with WI-FI. I keep getting 'connection timeout' when i try to connect any ...
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1answer
62 views

Airport Extreme broadcast from laptop?

I have an Airport Extreme and a Macbook Pro. I want to connect the Airport to the Macbook and provide wifi service to an area. I want devices that connect to the Airport to be able to connect to the ...
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1answer
93 views

iMac not working with wireless but mac book pro and hp probook is

I have a blinkin n600 wireless router set up with the bare bones settings. No static ips, just dhcp and wpa/wpa2 setup. The internet on both the mac book bro and probook is working 100% fine, the ...
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1answer
962 views

how to disable Airdrop on Mac Book Pro (Retina)?

What is the connection between the Remote Disc (it is in your Finder Window, listed under "Devices") and Airdrop (also in there, listed as "Favorites")? I tried to use a backup external HD, but these ...
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128 views

Why does my MacBook Pro wireless networking stop working?

I have a network that looks like this: wireless router: 192.168.1.1 Linux machine: 192.168.1.16 (via cable) Mac machine: 192.168.1.17 (via wireless) Windows machine: 192.168.1.18 (via wireless) ...
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Track/log wifi devices around access point that are not (yet) connected

I am trying to log the MAC address of wifi devices around that try to connect to a free wifi. I.e. on an iPhone you will often see that screen proposing free wifis around you. In order to display ...
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1answer
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Mac Wireless is not working

I have (another) weird problem on my mac. I have a wireless bridge at home, which works ok with my phone and other computers. But on my mac, it behaves in a weird way. I can connect to it, but I ...
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0answers
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OS X advanced wireless adapter configuration

Windows drivers typically offer advanced configuration options for wireless adapters. For example, you can specify a frequency, network standard, or adjust roaming aggressiveness. Unfortunately, ...
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1answer
456 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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Can I share Wi-fi via the same Wi-fi adapter?

I'm using a MacBook, and I would like to share my Wifi without letting others know my wifi password. So I thought: is it possible to recieve a Wifi on the MacBook AND at the same time share my ...
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1answer
219 views

Windows 7/8 can't connect to an N Router

I have a router running OpenWRT backfire, with N and A/B/G being broadcast. A linux laptop, and a Mac laptop can see the N network and connect to it (or at least they could last weekend). But there is ...
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1answer
155 views

What exactly will hiding my router's SSID achieve and can all of my devices connect to it?

To expand on the title, if I hide my SSID, does this mean devices (excluding advanced network tools) will not be able to see it in a normal WIFI search, or does it mean something else? Also, if I do ...
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How can I turn a Mac Mini into a dedicated wireless repeater? [closed]

I have a Mac Mini (2007 model) that I'd like to turn into a dedicated Wireless Repeater. I have an additional USB Wi-Fi dongle for this. I don't have Mac OS installed on it, nor do I want to. I was ...
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1answer
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Macbook pro retina doesn't recognize WiFi network

I'm new to mac world and already having some issues. My MacBook Pro with retina display does not automatically discovers my WiFi network. Other devices (like iPad I'm using now or Windows laptops) ...
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178 views

Computer-to-Computer network between OS X and Linux

I want to make a connection point to point via wifi between Mac and Linux. What I did was: I have created Computer-To-Computer network in OS X I have set manually an ip address for Mac, ...
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3answers
5k views

Prevent outgoing traffic unless OpenVPN connection is active using pf.conf on Mac OS X

I've been able to deny all connections to external networks unless my OpenVPN connection is active using pf.conf. However, I lose Wi-Fi connectivity if the connection is broken by closing and opening ...
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0answers
436 views

MAC-IP reservation is not working

I'm trying to assign my laptop the same IP address every time it connects to my home LAN (192.168.1.52). I log in to my router (Netgear), go to LAN Settings and Add a new IP reservation. I enter my ...
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1answer
689 views

Connection via Ethernet cable working, connected via wireless router but not working

I have internet connection at work via the connection in the wall and a ethernet cable to my mac. Today I brought my wireless N-router from home and plugged the ethernet cable to it and then tried to ...
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2answers
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Where can I find Wi-Fi signal strength monitor in Mountain Lion?

In OS X Lion, I often used Wi-Fi diagnostics tool (screen, link) to report proper wifi signal level, since the wifi icon next to the clock in OS X menubar isn't reliable at all. (It shows full signal ...
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1answer
286 views

Access mac server from iphone using hostname?

I'm running a websever on my macbook and I want to access it from my phone over wifi using my home network. If I type in the IP address, it connects just fine, but I need the domain name to be ...
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1answer
57 views

Sharing Wireless Connection with Mac

There is a wireless network secured with WPA 2.We have a mac and a old XP. Unfortunately, the XP is not updated to connect to WPA 2 networks, but we cannot change the security settings on the router. ...
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2answers
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Wi-Fi performance in Windows 8 RP on a MacBook Air (mid 2011)

I was able to install the Boot Camp Windows software using the executable that it provided, and there are no unrecognized or unknown devices in Device Manager. Wi-Fi works but it seems to be limited ...