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When a PC has both a wired and a wireless connection, how is information transferred?

My PC has two connections (wireless and wired) simultaneously. Both of them have an internet connection. In this situation, how does it connect to the internet? How do my LAN and WLAN interfaces know ...
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Use commandline to show disabled network interfaces in windows? (Mobile Broadband and Regular Connections)

There are a few ways you can list network interfaces via commandline. For example: netsh interface show interface netsh interface ip show interfaces ipconfig |findstr "adapter" For Mobile Broadband ...
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What routes must be set (in Linux) to allow Internet access through given interface without setting it default?

I am trying to solve a task with routing and OpenVPN's configuration. After setting the connection, I don't want it to become defaut route to anything, but rather want to use its interface for this ...
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Can WiFi repeaters cause interference?

I have a old Linksys router the I converted into a repeater using dd-wrt firmware. Its been running great but I'm just curious is it possible that it could be interfering with the main router?
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Automatic failover of two internet connections Mac OS X

Is there any way to set up an automatic failover for internet connections within Mac OSX? Basically the main connection would be ethernet or wifi and if the main connection goes does, it would switch ...
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Sharing LAN between two buildings. What should I use?

I need to connect two buildings to share LAN and internet connection between them. They are 20m apart, but from the two end points I would need about 90m of cable. I know that the maximum of UTP is ...
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Debian: Routing Table and Two Interfaces

I've a Debian machine with this network scenario: eth0 - Internet Connection via local Router (172.20.1.x) ppp0 - Dial-up to a network without internet (10.x.x.x) I've set pppd so it won't add ...
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Network device naming problems and aliases for p2p1 and p3p1 back to eth0 and eth1

I'm having a heck of a time getting the networking stack up and running on a Ubuntu Server 14.04.3 installation. (Its personal for the house and I'm not a SA, so I can't ask on SF because its a ...
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Setup wireless network brigde interface (wlan0 with eth0) on linux

I'm user of a public wired network. My machine gets ip (always the same) from it. Now I want to connect to this network my phone (which is registered device in network and can get its own ip address). ...