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how to share my DSl brodband to use in other laptop via my laptop wifi? [closed]

how to share my DSl brodband to use in other laptop via my laptop wifi ?
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Unable to connect to FTP sites even with Windows Firewall disabled

I am unable to connect to FTP sites to download drivers from companies like Dell and HP which share their drivers via FTP. I can download the drivers by changing the link to HTTP but this is a ...
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Export NFS path containing “-” (dash)

I'm in a bit of a pinch with NFS exports file. Specifically, I can't find a way to export a directory containing "-" in the path name. Manual (exports(5)) states: Also, each line may have one or ...
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DD-WRT: Anyone know how to get RADIUS on the router so I don't need to rely on an external server?

Ideally, in my environment, the radius server would run on the router, so that we can save power. Now, I've heard of people using freeRadius, which I've heard is great, but is kind of a pain to set ...
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How to auto-mount windows shares in Snow Leopard

I support a network of WinXP machines at our local community radio station. I recently added a wifi router to the mix, and it appears to work fine behind the ADSL modem. In the process of testing both ...
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One way internet hookup

This is something random that popped into my head few days ago. Would it be possible to have a one way internet connection? Like say, when you request info from a server, instead of the usual ...
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Route traffic on laptop's wired connection through to Wifi (Windows 7)?

My Windows 7 laptop connects to the network via WIFI. I also have a wired connection to my Linux box. Can I configure the laptop so that traffic from the Linux box is routed through the wired ...
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This computer has an IP address conflict with another computer

Does anyone have an idea how to get rid of the error message that says that my PC has an i.p. address conflict?
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How do I configure routing table to add correct gateway?

I'm getting this error when I try to ping 8.8.8.8 from my Virtual Machine: PING 8.8.8.8 (8.8.8.8) 56(84) bytes of data. From 172.30.8.135: icmp_seq=1 Redirect Host(New nexthop: 172.30.8.254) From ...
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Gigabit Ethernet wiring

I currently have a wired 100 mbps network in my house. The wiring runs around in every room. I was thinking of upgrading to a gigabit network, since most of my comouters and router have gigabit ports. ...
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How can i access my company's network from a Client Virtual Machine, when at home

Here i the scenario: I am using MacbookPro as host Using VBox for creating / using VM's Using ubuntu as VM , with the installed software which needs access to my work (over VPN, of course) Have VPN ...
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What adds these Multicast IPs to the ARP table, as static entries?

(Similar to my previous question, but addressing a separate aspect which has gone unanswered.) I've seen this on my Windows 7 computer, and searches have turned up others in Vista/7 who have seen the ...
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Is there any software solution for sharing Internet connection (PPTP connection) with other computers on LAN?

I have three computers at home. I used the computer connected to internet as a gateway by enabling Internet Connection Sharing (Windows XP). And all computers could access the internet fine. Now, the ...
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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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Can only get wireless internet access after a second device connects

I have set up a wireless network at one of my family members, using a Sitecom router. I know they are cheap, but I have installed several over the years, I know the trick, and overall they work just ...
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what is the DHCP? [closed]

what is the DHCP? please details
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premium cable Internet is supposed to be multi-MB per sec, right? I never break 800kb/sec

Premium cable Internet is supposed to provide multi-megabyte per second downloads, right? Meaning, I should be able to download a 20MB file in a second? When I download large video files, say from ...
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is it worth getting a DOCSIS 3 cable modem for premium cable internet service?

Is it worth getting a DOCSIS 3 cable modem for premium cable internet service? I currently have a 3-4 year old Motorola Surfboard DOCSIS 2 cable modem from my last apartment, but I am now paying for ...
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What hardware to connect PC to cell phone network?

I know that an iPad can connect to the cell phone network. I need to be able to get a desktop windows PC to connect to the cell phone network and connect as if it was a cell phone, but I don't know ...
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What are the purposes of the addresses in this ARP table?

I've seen this on my Windows 7 computer, and searches have turned up others in Vista/7 who have seen the same. However, I've not yet found (or perhaps have just missed) a good explanation for this. ...
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DD-WRT + TekRADIUS: Having issues getting it to work

Has anyone else gotten it to work? My setup: Router: Netgear WNR3500v2 WAN IP: y.y.y.y Radius: off Wireless Security: Security Mode: WPA2 Enterprise WPA Algorithms: AES ...
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Not authorized to control networking in SSH console

I want to control Network manager from the command-line. This worked well enough in Ubuntu 10.04 (with cnetworkmanager, nmcli is another possible choice). Since the upgrade to Ubuntu 10.10 however, a ...
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vmware windows7 professional changing ip addresses

is there a way to fix your windows 7 professional guest host os ipaddress so it does not change every time you startup? I am currently using NAT for networking and would like to remain using this ...
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home network question regarding dhcp

My home network consists of a cable modem provided by the ISP, which is connected to a switch, from the switch 1 cable runs to the digital tv decoder/recorder also provided by my ISP and another cable ...
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Networking stopped working on Ubuntu

I installed Ubuntu 10.04 through the Wubi installer (Funny, I installed it today and thought I would have gotten 10.10). I had a network connection and everything was working fine. I rebooted my ...
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LAN working, TCP connects OK, but Mac AFP connects fail

My LAN appears fine from a TCP/IP point of view over wifi: Macs on the wifi network are pingable, I can do web sharing and http://10.0.5.nn works fine. Internet access is also working for all ...
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Fast switching between routers?

At home, I have two routers, each one connected to a different ISP. However, they're both really unstable, since ISP A may sometimes stop working for 5 minutes and ISP B has horrible speeds at night. ...
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Does Processor Speed Matter In a Router?

I was considering paying extra for the NETGEAR WNR3500L router, because it claims: The WNR3500L supports Wireless-N and features a 480 MHz processor with 64 MB RAM and 8 MB of flash memory to ...
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Connecting to VirtualBox guest (ubuntu) from host (osx) via NAT?

I have a VirtualBox guest (running Ubuntu) configured with NAT through my host laptop (running OSX). It was my understanding that with NAT configured, I could access the guest from the host (w/o any ...
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How to remove unwanted tunnel adapter connections?

I did "ipconfig" today and found about 10 network interfaces, most of them disconnected. How can I diagnose this? Where can I remove them? Edit: The extra network appear like this: Tunnel ...
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Does Torrent traffic to NAS go through my laptop?

If I am running utorrent on my laptop but direct the download file to go to my NAS that is hard wired to the router (Linksys E3000) is the traffic still directed to my laptop then uploaded wirelessly ...
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When using synergy, it lags sometimes

I use synergy. My linux desktop acts as the server, and my macbook connects as a client. While using synergy, they are both connected to a linksys WRT-45GL router, both using a wired connection. ...
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Empty Network Places & Can't browse network shares

A friend of mine is having the following issue which I couldn't fix: When going to Network places, it is empty, meaning his wireless adapter and ethernet adapter are not showing up in there. When ...
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windows 7 networking lost router needs rebooting every 10 minutes

So this seems like a router problem, but it started happening since I installed Windows 7. I often lose the network (networking icon gets exclamation mark) and need to reboot my router which fixes ...
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VirtualBox VM as Man-in-the-Middle for Network Bridge

I have a wired Ethernet port and a wireless port. I have a device connected directly to my PC (running Windows 7) by means of the Ethernet port and the device connects to the Internet, which is ...
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MSG command in Windows 7

I am unable to send messages to other computers, which are connected through a TP link router. We can share files, but cannot send a message using the msg command. It just shows the message to my ...
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Detect all computers running a service on a network

I'm trying to write a file synchronization protocol presently (consider it a hobby, I know there are plenty of file synchronizers out there) and I wanted to create a way to automatically sync things ...
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What to do if people can't ping me?

Today, I installed my new router so I can connect my other pc and my ps3. In my network, there are some other computers these are connected with each other through another router. So I have one modem ...
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T1 and DSL, same switch, DHCP + VOIP… is this possible?

Need a little advice/help here. We're trying to use two separate Internet connections, through a single switch, with static IP for the T1 and DHCP (using a router) for the DSL. But we are also trying ...
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Can't ping domain-member desktop PC from non-domain-member laptop

I'm trying to install Input Director as a master on my work desktop, and slave on my private laptop. Both are on the same wired network, but my laptop cannot join the domain as it is Windows 7 Home ...
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OS X 10.6 on Mac Pro - Can My Dual Network Interfaces Be Made Assignable

I've got a MacPro with two NICs on it. Is there anyway of telling OS X that want to use them for differing applications? E.g. NIC1 - for web browsing and general use. NIC2 - for downloads or a ...
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WiFi management tool to monitor a mobile device

I am setting up a Linux based Wireless Access Point. I am using hostapd command in Ubuntu. Once set up, I will connect the Mobile device. I am looking for a management tool in Linux or Windows to ...
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WPA-Enterprise: is there a way to figure out the location (IP) of the RADIUS server a router is using?

I'm trying to add an N router to a 802.1X network, and my router needs the IP of the RADIUS server, which I, conveniently, don't know. Is there a way to figure it out?
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Why do I have a redswoosh-install.log in my /tmp?

My /tmp directory contains a file called redswoosh-install.log. Wikipedia tells me that RedSwoosh was a peer-to-peer content delivery company, later acquired by Akamai. The file was created ...
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Viewing the bandwidth usage of a wireless device connected to my router

I just want to figure out which wireless client is sucking my bandwidth (it's slowing down my Starcraft games :-/). I have a Linksys WRT54G router (Linux version). For firmware, I'm currently using ...
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Mac OS X 10.6 Kerberos authentication for network shares

I'm on a kerberos network, and I want to add someone's network kerberos username to one of my shared folders on my mac. On windows, assuming you were on the same domain, you could just type in the ...
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Distorted sound, Intermittent slow internet on Feodra & Ubuntu

I have a core i7 machine on which I have dual booted Ubuntu 10.10 and Fedora 14. I am facing a weird problem on both the Linux distributions. Currently, I am facing three major problems which are ...
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Is WEP vulnerable to deauth attacks?

WPA is vulnerable to deauth attacks. But what about WEP? I know WEP has a whole bunch of other issues... But right now, my issue is staying connected.
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WIFI Analysis tool

I have setup an ad-hoc network between a Laptop and a MobileDevice. I am using WifiManager Package from Android to get the RSSI value in the mobile device. Can you please suggest some free tools or ...
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Ubuntu Network Priority

Situation I'm temporarily without a fixed Internet connection on my desktop computer. I'm using my HTC Magic as a 3G dongle through usb0. I also want to be able to print on my Samsung printer ...