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Script/Batch command to initiate file transfer between Windows and Ubuntu

So I've setup a backup system for my notebook. Using Rsync, I am able to backup specific folders to my Ubuntu Home Server by executing a batch file. My question is about the possibility of automating ...
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Ethernet speed mystery

I get unusably slow network speeds on my HP 8530W laptop when connected via Ethernet. Here are the results of some unscientific tests, comparing throughput reported by Windows while copying a 130MB ...
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Configure Virtualbox to have my vm appear in intranet

I am running WinXP inside Virtualbox that runs on Win2003. Now internet-access (and also intranet) from the vm worked straight out of the box, so to say - but now I would like to assign an IP to the ...
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Windows 7 can connect to local network but not to internet

I recently installed windows 7 (dual booting with XP) and after a few days of regular usage I am not able to access the internet anymore. I am connected through ethernet, and I can access the local ...
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What is a good low-impact network printer/scanner? [closed]

I want a printer that doesn't require me to install a bunch of custom software of each PC on the network. I want to just Add Network Printer from each Windows PC, and be done. I want a scanner that ...
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Fool network interface into thinking it is connected

I have a second NIC in my machine that I am using to create a subnet for a cluster of Xen VMs on my machine. Nothing really needs to be connected to this interface as no traffic ever needs to leave ...
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What kind of information can my University gather regarding my internet use on the University’s network?

I attend a large University and use their network for just about everything. Although I realize security measures probably differ from campus to campus, on a typical University-wide network, how ...
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In Ubuntu, routes are not added as defined in rc.local file…why?

I need to setup my ubuntu pc single nic card ip as 192.168.1.6 for internet and 10.172.170.95 and 135.10.86.100 for my lan and for another network through my 4port DSL modem.So i defined like this. ...
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What is listening at given port?

Is there a way to determine what program is listening to some port, TCP or UDP, in Linux?
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How do I discover my public IP Address? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Getting my IP address? The connection provided to me by my ISP works on DHCP and it assigns a Class C (LAN) IP address to my Network adapter automatically. for example : ...
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Vista just stopped working with Samba, XP still works fine

I run Ubuntu in a VirtualBox for web dev at work. I installed Samba on it so I can access it from various computers. Today I came into work as usual and the Vista(Host) machine can't connect to Samba ...
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need dell laptop 8200 wifi drivers [closed]

i bought a dell inspiron 8200 on ebay,, it has no service tag on the bottom, when i installed my windows xp pro lost all drivers. in need to get the driver so i can run wifi on my laptop, were can i ...
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Slow wireless transmission problem

I have an XP SP3 Pro machine where I keep all my media. I also have a laptop with Windows 7 Ultimate and another laptop with Windows Vista Home. The thing is I want to be able to not only play my ...
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Windows 7 - Network slow to wake up

This is a pc running windows 7... ISP: Comcast Cable Router: Linksys WRT54G (running tomato) Processor: intel i7 (i7-860) Motherboard: Asus P7P55D EVO The motherboard has two nics on it. (not ...
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How to send a mail by communicating directly with an SMTP server in telnet?

How to communicate with an SMTP server with telnet, in order to send a mail? telnet smtp.something.somewhere 53 Trying 10.xxx.xxx.xxx... Connected to smtp.something.somewhere. Escape character ...
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wlan0 won't connect unless eth0-wire is connected

I want to change network interface on my home server, from a wirebased (eth0) to a wireless (wlan0) using a USB-wlan card. I've installed the RT73-drivers using http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?...
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Optimising wireless network

My setup: 802.11g router with dd-wrt, desktop pc, laptop - neither of which can be connected with ethernet My goal here is to have good speed between the two computers both wirelessly connecting to ...
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Why would a hub work when a switch doesn't?

We recently had a very strange problem. Two users share a 1gbps switch, and their network connection has been getting worse and worse (it does not disconnect, but has gotten REALLY slow, down to ...
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Can't get IP address from range expander on SOME devices

I installed a Linksys WRE54G range expander. It's working fine with my Windows 7 laptop, but not so much with my Palm Pre and my Ubuntu netbook. Both of those devices act the same... they see the ...
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Limited HTTP traffic

I'm experiencing a weird limited connectivity scenario with my Linux network stack. The problem is that whenever I try to download something, I can only get the first 5.5KB of the requested resource, ...
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Destination host unreachable after moving to Hyper-V

Yesterday I moved a couple of Virtual Servers to Hyper-V. All went well for the exception of one server. After setting up the network like in all other server with a static IP, I cannot reach ...
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Why can't I connect two computers via Remote Desktop?

I'm having trouble connecting two computers running Windows via Remote Desktop Connection. The intended RDC host is running Windows Vista Business, and the client is running Windows 7 Home Premium. ...
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How to tell if I'm going through a range expander

I just installed a wireless range expander. It seems the only way to get it to work is to give it the same channel and SSID as my router. So how can I tell whether I'm going through the router or ...
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Should I Replace My Old Wired Cable Router?

I have a LinkSys BEFSR41 wired cable-router (version 1) that I purchased back in 1998. Yes, its about 12 years old. It works, there is nothing physically wrong with it but I got to wondering - ...
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How do I place a directory on my network on the local view of filezilla in Mac OS X?

I am trying to get to a folder on my local network on the local view of filezilla in Mac OS X. When I browse to network I can see the folder fine. But I can't browse to it in filezilla ( Network ...
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Share Printer/ Scanner Across Network

I am looking for a printer+ scanner device that any computer on my network can print, without switching on other computer. Usually, the way we setup a printer is that we have a host computer that ...
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why computer take long time to start and less time (comparitively) to shutdown?

i have a doubt why system take less time to start and take more time than start time to shutdown?
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Does Windows 7 Home Premium remember network share passwords?

One of the most annoying limitations of both Windows XP Home and Vista Home Premium was they did not remember network passwords after reboot. Vista even had a 'remember password' check box which did ...
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Logging in on VPN, how to still use Internet

I am using a VPN connection to dial up into a company's network. I just set it up in the Windows 7 connections manager, giving an IP address and my credentials. Being situated in a rural area, they ...
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Moving transparently between wireless / wired connectivity?

I'm using Mac OS X. Both at home and work, I like to be able to move around with my laptop. However, when sitting on my desk, I'd like to use the wired network so that big file transfers are faster. ...
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simulator for ISA and Exchange server !

for educational purpose I need simulator for any version of ISA server and Exchange Server !!
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How can I set up a wireless access point to connect to an existing wireless network?

I already have an existing wireless network. How can I connect an additional access point wirelessly to that network so that the new access point can provide a wired connection to other devices on ...
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Neighbors wireless too strong. Why can't I buy a wired gigabit router in this wireless world? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Wireless G/Wireless N/and ATA/wired ethernet Is there a way to attenuate a Neighbor's wireless signal strength so that I can get between strength in my own home? Which ...
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Network: now it works, now it doesn't! Windows Vista

I was using XAMPP and uninstall-ed it, and some errors appeared. "Mercury not working" and stuff like that, so I decided to deactivate those services. I may had done something wrong, cus my network is ...
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Create virtual network

Hello guys Let's say i have a list of 5 IPs (myself included) and when i host a game on LAN(starcraft, aoe, warcraft..) i want the others 4 to see it on LAN. Any tips of how to accomplish it? I am ...
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Vista Networking Not Working…Can't even ping localhost [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Vista Networking Not Working…Can’t even ping localhost I'm trying to fix a friends laptop running Vista. He told me his wireless networking wasn't working which I confirmed. ...
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WD My Book World Edition and Windows 7

This is my setup in the office: a DSL modem router attached to modem 2 PC's running Windows 7 (home edition, 64bit) connected to router via network cable laptop running Windows XP SP2 "connected" ...
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How do I connect these networks?

Help me complete this network. I have a cable modem going to a switch. The switch has various devices connected to it. A few computers and a wireless router. I have a a number of computers ...
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Set up a computer connecting through my laptop to be on the same network as the laptop

I have a desktop PC which currently has no wireless. My home network is a wireless network. I have it successfully connected to my network through my laptop (with built in wireless) using Ubuntu's ...
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Weird network problem

I've asked this on other sites before, and nobody can quite seem to figure out what's wrong. I have a Netgear WGR614 v6 router in my home network, with two computers attached. A desktop (Windows 7 / ...
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Dynamic DNS update script for a DDWRT router - Help with scripting needed

I'm running a WRT54GL with DD WRT, and having my domain hosted at zoneedit. For some reason, automatic dynamic DNS clients don't seem to work- they get the ipaddress of what i believe is a proxy ...
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Block repeated remote logon attempts with Windows Server 2003

I have a machine running Windows Server 2003 that is connected to the Internet, and I've noticed several events in the event log that state the following: The server was unable to logon the ...
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Wireless broadband issue

I have a Dell Inspiron 1520 laptop connected to my wireless broadband (UK ISP, o2) and a desktop PC which - until a few days ago - was connecting fine. On my desktop PC I am running Windows XP and, ...
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Is there any way to send messgae to someone i connected to his wireless network?

I want to send message or something to computer that i connected to it by it's wireless router. How to do that ? note: I've windows vista 64Bit
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How to configure remote administration for PC

I'm looking to setup remote administration for my desktop PC. I'll be away from home and want to access my home desktop for regular maintenance. I'm using a Wifi router at home for internet access and ...
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How to use FQDN in firewall rules for GNU/Linux?

I'm trying to setup a firewall for one of GNU/Linux systems. AFAIK, iptables and its ilk cannot make use of FQDNs in their configuration, since they're expected to be operational before the network ...
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Why did Verizon hook FIOS up with ethernet and coax?

Verizon installed their FIOS router in my apartment a year ago and hooked up both the Ethernet and coax connections on the back of the router. I am moving my routers around and I don't have a coax ...
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How can I stop a network drive from mounting on startup - Mac OS X 10.6.2

Specifically, a network drive that I previously mounted manually for a one-time operation and now tries to re-mount every time I login. The drive is not setup as a login item in my accounts pref ...
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Is it necessary to forward ports for a PS3?

I bought a PS3 a few days ago and wanted to know is it necessary to forward ports on my router for the PS3? I don't know much about PS3 networking so please let me know what information you would need ...
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Network speed limited to 50% of the bandwidth?

I just bought an Ethernet hard drive. Everything works, but not as I expected. When I copy a file with this hard drive, only 50% of the network bandwidth is used. As my computer only handles 100 Mbps ...