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Did I brick my pogoplug?

I just received a POGO-P21 and followed the archlinux installation instructions. Got to step 12 without any trouble or error message. Rebooted the device, and now it won't come up. Good news: ...
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DD-WRT router causing IP address conflicts across network

My DD-WRT router has lost its mind! (Caveat: technically neither of these devices are "routing". I'm going to call them routers anyway.) I just set up two DD-WRT routers, one as a WAP (working fine) ...
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Hamachi Gateway under Linux

Has anybody successfully gotten Hamachi working on a Linux server working as a gateway? Any help getting that setup? I'm in a dorm room (so I am pretty much forced to use Hamachi instead of OpenVPN) ...
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Linux driver for Bigfoot Killer E2100…?

I have looked around online a bit, but have not been able to find any drivers to make a Bigfoot Killer E2100 work under Linux (CentOS 6, for what it's worth). The one candidate I found required a few ...
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How do I make VirtualBox's vboxnet interface show up in the OS X network configuration GUI?

I'm willing to do any amount of frobbing of settings in .plist and .xml files to make this work. The scenario is this: I have a nice Android based phone. The phone can do USB tethering. OS X 10.6 ...
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What is the full process of a client downloading a torrent file?

I'm attempting to write a torrent client, and while the unofficial specification is quite helpful on a technical level, I would like an explanation of the process of downloading a torrent file (...
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Ethernet interface EEPROM failure after thunderstorm: Any way to recover?

During a thunderstorm, two times in a row the ground fault circuit breaker tripped and a number of devices, including my NAS lost power. After the second time one of the ethernet interfaces of my NAS ...
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How to share local network links with team messenger?

I'm working in advertising agency, and we often need to share local links within Windows 8 and 10 network. Files are big, so you can't attach them to messages. For communication we use slack and ...
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BackgroundTaskHost and SearchProtocolHost are downloading heavyly in the background

I am using Windows 10, recently I noticed my windows box has downloaded hundreds of gigabytes in a week, I installed NetBalancer to get network traffic statistics. I noticed BackgroundTaskHost.exe, ...
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SSH tunnel and corporate proxy

The scenario is as follow: 2 computers (PC1 & PC2) Both access internet using an HTTP Proxy that requires authentication. I ssh to PC2 from PC1 using: ssh -D 8080 user@PC2_IP -v The tunnel is ...
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Windows 7 Routing Prioritizes WLAN

I'm currently at a loss. I've tried to Google and also searched through this place, but nothing I do seems to work. When I have both my LAN and WLAN enabled, the WLAN is taking priority. I have a web ...
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Accidentally forgot network, tried to reconnect. Taking too long to reconnect with CORRECT network key

I accidentally forgot my home network on my laptop while trying to forget a different one (I have Windows 8.1), and every time I try to reconnect using the positively correct network key, it gives me ...
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RTL8153 driver for MacOSX

I just bought a USB Hub that has 1 Ethernet port, 2 USBs, and SD card support. Currently the Ethernet is not working although I see a green light on the port when I plug the Ethernet cable. The ...
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msys2 network performance woes

With a fresh install of msys2 32-bit (needed for git-annex) from https://msys2.github.io/ on Windows 7 SP1 64-bit, I'm seeing incredibly slow network transfer speeds on wget, ssh, rsync, etc. For ...
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Why can I ping machines using the .local suffix, but not without?

My local network uses a .lan suffix. I would rather not use any suffix at all, but apparently pfSense doesn't permit this. I am running Windows, MacOS and Linux systems on this lan. Most of my ...
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LAN connection drop every couple of minute

I have a problem related to my LAN. It drop every couple of minutes, only for my PC, so it's not network issues (wired), but PC issue. Winx64 8.1 Pro. ASUS p9x79 motherboard. (I use integrated ...
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Windows 10 Change network to work or home

I cannot find anything on this. I have a VPN, and for me to access my VPN and LAN I need to set this to home network, but I can't find this option. Anyone know?
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CentOS 5.2, set up IP network

Good afternoon, I'm trying to get GCC installed on a CentOS 5.2 system, and I've been sent from UNIX/Linux forum to network engineering forum "http://networkengineering.stackexchange.com/questions/...
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How do i make systemd-networkd ignore DHCP pushed default route?

I want systemd-networkd ignore the default route/s pushed by DHCP on one interface. My work setup has 3 network interfaces. I have one .network file for each interface: eth0) internet [Match] Name=...
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Cannot access Samba shares from Windows 10

I have a Windows 10 PC that has a problem accessing a network share. The firewall is disabled, network is local, I tried accessing by IP or doamin name. Same workgroup. What is even more weird, from a ...
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Bind on different port with linux

I have a bind9 DNS server that I have configured to run in port 55 but I can't get the setup working. The server is works fine but I can't tune my local machine to resolve nameserver queries from 127....
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Print from Linux without drivers trough CUPS

What I am trying to do: To print from any computer in my network, regardless of drivers. What I have: 3 printers An ubuntu print server with CUPS and all printers working well on it A network :) The ...
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Tshark. List all traffic between two IP's?

I am learning to use Tshark. I am trying to retrieve a list of all conversations between two IP addresses using Tshark. The two IP's are: 192.168.1.158|64.12.24.50 In Wireshark I am able to see the ...
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Use 2 NICs to separate host from guest VM traffic in vmware

I am using VMware Workstation 12 on a Windows 10 host with two wired nics connected to the same switch. I want my guest VMs to use NAT through nic1 and the host to use nic2. No network traffic from ...
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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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Bind apps to VPN network interface with group based routing policies

My goal is to bind some applications to a specific network interface (tun0). I believe my best option would be that of creating special routing rules for applications launched with a specific group (...
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Extremely slow VPN connection between Windows 10 client and Windows 2008 R2 Server

After a bit of hassle setting up and configuring my VPN connection on Windows 10, I finally got it connecting to our Windows 2008 R2 server using RRAS. When establishing the connection, it connects ...
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How do I fix the “missing WiFi” issue with the Windows 10 upgrade?

I've read a lot of suggested fixes for this. I've tried the Command Prompt reg edit fix to no avail. I upgraded to Windows 10 back in August 2015. I've not paid attention to the absence of the Wi Fi ...
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Internet speed stutters—even Ethernet connected devices—when Wi-Fi is enabled on a D-Link DSL-2750U ADSL Wi-Fi router

At my workplace, we have a D-Link DSL-2750U ADSL Wi-Fi Router which is connected to a 24-port D-Link Ethernet switch. It is a very small setup. About 20 clients connect to the network (including ...
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Copy files from Linux to Windows 3.11 using parallel port

How can I copy files from a Linux machine to one running Windows 3.11 or DOS 6.22 using the LPT (parallel) port? Do I need a cable with a special adapter? I know I had this working a long time ago to ...
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Netgear GS724Tv4 inter-VLAN routing

Summary I am toying with a relatively small home LAN and I am baffled and idealess as to how to configure inter-VLAN routing on GS724Tv4. I suspect it's because of some oversight on my part or simply ...
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Why does ConnMan report my MAC address as all zeros until I restart it?

ConnMan (Connection-Manager) reports my ethernet adapter's MAC address as 00:00:00:00:00:00. However, if I restart the ConnMan service using $ systemctl restart connman.service it subsequently ...
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What is the best way to access data by two computers?

Currently I have a single PC with all the data located in the internal Hard Drive. This PC is constantly busy optimizing data on the hard drive. Most the files on the internal Hard Drive are about 5 ...
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Why does sleeping kill my internet and how can I fix it?

So new problem for me on Win10 on a desktop attached to ethernet: When I put the computer to sleep (basically at this point just shutting the monitors off) no matter how short the time, I lose my ...
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Internet dropping out for 1 sec about every 30 sec (with picture)

When using something like skype, or playing an online game the internet drops out like you see in the picture is an example of it when i'm using skype. This has been happening for about 2-3 weeks now,...
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tracert results not matching routing table (route print)

Why would tracert 10.0.0.1 produce the following results: Tracing route to 10.0.0.1 over a maximum of 30 hops 1 3 ms 3 ms 3 ms 192.168.0.1 2 * * * Request ...
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Set up Dynamic dns server

I am trying to set up a server at home. The network the server is on will be assigned a dynamic IP address from the ISP. I have looked into services such as DYNdns for a dynamic dns service. However I ...
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Replugging of one wired ethernet connection for three systems only working after a long wait

I'm living in a dorm house of more than 200 students and each room has one ethernet wall plug. On my laptop I'm running Ubuntu and I also have a dual boot PC running Win 8 and Manjaro Linux. I only ...
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Routing data through two PPPoE accounts on one adsl line. Possible? (DD-WRT)

I've been searching for a couple of days now, and have found many variants of my question but none that explicitly answer it. I've also made sure to go through the questions posted here to not create ...
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Firefox is always using proxy server when entering single hostname

We have the following problem here: When entering a single hostname without suffix in Firefox the browser will always attempt to send this request to our proxy server. The proxy server itself is in a ...
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How does Windows Explorer determine categories for devices on the network?

I have a number of devices on my network: some PC's, servers, and printers. When using Windows Explorer to view my network devices are separated into two categories: Computer (Number of devices) ...
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How to pick a different WiFi connection when one drops?

I have 2 WiFI connections available. Sometimes, the WiFi network disconnects, and when that happens, I'd like the system to automatically use the other connection. How can I do this? I'm using a ...
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How to create mixed mesh configuration in freelan VPN?

I’ve been following the Freelan configuration examples and have everything working fine for a peer-2-peer configuration with 10 nodes. I want to add another set of 3 nodes to the VPN but they can only ...
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Why is ping time to two ip address location fairly close to each other so different?

I am based in India and I am using rackspace virtual server in Hong Kong. Also, I am communicating to a external website hosted in Hong Kong. So, there are three computer end-points to consider as ...
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Mac OS LACP Connection Can't Ping Certain Hosts

I have a Mac OS Machine that I've set up a LACP connection with a cisco SG300. bond0: flags=8843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> mtu 1500 options=23<RXCSUM,TXCSUM,TSO4> ...
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Windows 7 - 2 simultaneous network connections

I have two (onboard) ethernet adapters that I would like to use to access both a LAN (used to communicate with a highspeed camera) and the internet. After implementing recommendations from these two ...
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Prevent network hotspot

I have a network consisting of desktop computers, laptops and iPads. Internet is provided through MAC Address filtering. Some users make the devices work as hotspot and use internet on their ...
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How can I share my wifi connection? ad hoc - windows 10

I recently updated to Windows 10, and I really like it (compared to Windows 8/8.1). I have a RTL-8187 WiFi Antenna connected to my laptop to extend my range, as the router is pretty far away. If I ...
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Scan using nmap on a different network

My system is connected to a router and that router is the part of LAN. How do I scan other systems that are a part of the LAN to which my router is connected ? My Router's DHCP allocates C-class ...
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How to set manually scale factor of receive window size in windows8? (Window Scaling - RFC 1323)

My internet download/upload speed is 6.0/0.6 Mbps. One day, when only I was using network bandwidth on LAN, I started downloading a large file from YouTube by using IDM. Initially, I easily use all ...