Networking is the art of connecting two or more devices together so that they can communicate with each other.

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Slow internet, but not ISP, not router, not ethernet card, would like to troubleshoot

Here is what I have: Dell Vostro 1500 laptop, Vista, Broadcom 440x 10/100 Toshiba Laptop, Vista Just bought a gigabit expresscard ethernet laptop adapter D-link DSL-6740U v.H1 ADSL modem/router 3 ft. ...
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PC can not receive an IP address while my router can

Situation Recently I changed my local network architecture a bit, because of which I know connect directly to my modem with a UTP cable to my pc instead of over wifi via a separate router. For some ...
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Closing laptop lid slows/hangs wifi

There are 4 other PC's in the house all connected to the same wifi. These 4 PC's have been experiencing intermittent internet hangs and slowdowns, though the worst affected is laptop and the PC next ...
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I have added external lan card of intel pro/1000gt but thats not showing in Ubuntu

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 based distro (Elementary OS Stable) My motherboard is: Asus p5kpl-am se The Lan Card is: Intel PRO 1000/GT Desktop Adapter I am trying to add an external lan Card so that ...
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Slow speed on Realtek PCIe FE Family Controller - HP Pavilion 64 bit

I recently upgraded my internet speed to 90 mbs but when I run a speedtest on my computer, it never gets over 50 mbs. I've had the ISP company over here a few times, they've tested everything and have ...
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Share WiFi connection via the Ethernet port on Windows 8

How can I share the Internet signal a Windows 8 PC receives via the WiFi adapter thru the Ethernet port to another device that does not have a WiFi adapter? In other words, the Windows 8 PC connects ...
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Browsing not possible when Skype is running

Often I find myself in a situation where no web browsing is possible while Skype is running. Every browser page hangs or says "no data received". This occurs even when accessing local pages like ...
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Timeout on specific domain when using Linksys WRT54GL router

I cannot access http://download.blender.org from within my home network. I have Linksys router (WRT54GL) switching into 2 PCs with ethernet cable and also wireless enabled (which I use in my Android ...
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Connect to 3G internet connection (shared by iPhone) while connected to local network (wifi) without internet

Currently I need to connect to a local network that doesn't has any internet connection Let's say this is the rough idea of this local network: router: 192.168.1.1 computer a: 192.168.1.2 ...
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Linux Mint 13 connected to lan but not to internet

I've had a computer running linux mint 13 for about 6 months now without any problems. Every time that I tried to connect to the internet I just used a standard ethernet port and had no problems ...
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yahoomail is not working with TP-Link Router

when i connect my TP-Link Router with my modem that time yahoo mail is not working. without router means direct connect modem to computer that time yahoo mail is working.
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Disabling Windows 7 Firewall when Behind a Hardware Router

Is it safe to disable Windows firewall when I'm behind a router? I'm having a few Origin connection problems that I'm hoping can be resolved by disabling Windows firewall. I'm assuming that the ...
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Using my 3G connection as a secondary internet gateway

I am on a LAN at work, connected with an ethernet cable. Now, when I plug in my 3G Network Adapter (dongle), the Ethernet connection still has preference over the 3G connection. Now I want connect ...
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Sharing a USB printer securely

I have a printer on a server connected via a USB on Windows 8. I allowed it to share the printer. However, I could only find it after I went under the network and went into that computer and typed in ...
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Windows, WinSCP, through one Redhat Proxy server to the real server behind it

Here is what I need to accomplish. I have a Windows 7 Desktop computer. I also have a cluster of RedHat servers that provide services to my users. All of the RedHat servers back up to one of the ...
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Mac OS X unable to see Windows PC in network

I have latest version of OS X Mountain Lion. My Mac is joined to Microsoft based network. Everything seems fine when I used Snow Leopard & Lion. But I got problem browsing another network PC since ...
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How do default-free zone routers route IP packets if there is no matching route?

From Wikipedia, about Default-free zone, it says: In the context of Internet routing, the default-free zone (DFZ) refers to the collection of all Internet autonomous systems (AS) that do not ...
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NetworkManager and keyfile to connect to WPA2 Entreprise

How can I use NetworkManager with keyfile to configure a Wi-Fi connection in WPA2-Entreprise?
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Connect to another PC on Local Network on another domain

I am on a local network that consists of 2 domains: domain1 and domain2. Now I want to connect to an ip address: 192.168.40.40 that belongs to domain2, and I am currently on domain1. So when I do ...
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How can I reach my own network while using ICS on Windows 7?

The Setup I recently got my laptop into a shared internet connection with my home-pc - the setup looks like this: laptop.wlan 192.168.0.10 -> pc.wlan 192.168.0.5 -> pc.lan 192.168.0.9 -> ...
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How to log all DNS requests made through OpenWRT router?

I have an OpenWRT router that is running dnsmasq. I want to create a file that has each domain that has been requested through the router. My output should looks something like this: google.com ...
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Custom network message from router

Is there a way for a wireless router to send custom messages to a device on the network at regular intervals? Perhaps there is a setting that I can use that will allow me to display a message to all ...
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tracert command is not working but able to access the same site through browsers

tracert [site name] is not working in cmd prompt. But the same site has been working in all of my browsers . Please find below output of command. I need to use this command in my batch file but there ...
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IPTABLES to block sites on browser

I am trying to block a specific IP address from being accessed using the browser on my system. I added a simple rule as below iptables -A OUTPUT -d <IP> -j DROP The site gets blocked in the ...
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Trying to setup complex router configuration

I have an Asus RT-AC66U that I'm trying to use to satisfy a set of four rules: 1-allow wired clients to access the internet 2-allow wireless clients to access wired clients (via tcp and udp) 3-DO NOT ...
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Connecting two laptops using ad hoc network in Windows

I want to test a chat server that I have made. For that I want to connect two laptops, one having Windows XP and the other having Windows 7. I know it is possible to make an ad hoc network and then ...
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Interpretation of the bytes stored in the memory of Little Endian machine?

In my program i am storing value 512 in int type. #include <stdio.h> int main() { unsigned int i = 512 ; char *c = (char*)&i; printf("c:%u %d\n",c,*c); printf("c:%u %d\n",c+1,*(c+1)); ...
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how to see the communication between client and server (string form)

I have a client-server application. The problem is the server is not able to support as many client as being mentioned in the specs or as being claimed by the provider. What i am trying to is to ...
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Linux: automatic bonding of WiFi and Wired interfaces — how does it work?

To my amazement, I just discovered that my Ubuntu 13.04 system seems to support something like automatic network interface bonding. If I establish a TCP connection over WiFi (eg using netcat on ...
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randomly losing dns resolving ability

I am seemingly randomly, but frequently (every few mins) losing my internet connectivity. The problem is not on the ADSL modem, but on the linux router, that follows. A DNS server (bind) is running on ...
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FireFTP with Hotspot Shield

I can use the FireFTP fine until I turn the Hotspot Shield on, then I cannot connect anymore. I think I need to configure the proxy settings in FireFTP but what I have tried so far did not work. ...
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Enabling OnBoard Lan hangs Windows 7 at startup screen

Im having windows7 32 bit, it just happened out of sudden my system hanged, I forcibly cut off the power and rebooted. At the startup screen where the four balls appear forming windows, my system ...
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Android remote mouse: use data connection instead of WiFi

I've tried various Android remote mice apps that all require WiFi: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.djpsoft.remote&hl=en ...
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How do I auto-mount a network share from a Linux Samba server on Windows 7?

So I started working for a company that has a Windows Small Business Server 2003 as the domain controller with the workstations being Windows 7. We have a Linux server with Samba installed, which ...
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IPTV broadcast through the internet

it happened to me that I have to leave but I have an IPTV at my home computer I would like to be able to watch it while I'm gone. IPTV comes with the Lan cable, but I can't access internet with it, ...
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Unable to connect to a specific server over open VPN

Background: We use open VPN client in our organization. My colleagues use one wireless network provider and I another. My colleagues are able to connect to all the servers without issues. While on ...
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Fedora 19 - USB networking - connected and can ping / https / look up IP of any site but cannot http

I have finally got rid of win 7 and installed Fedora 19 on my laptop. Everything works except for the usb-networking... Details follow: #uname -r 3.9.9-302.fc19.x86_64 #NetworkManager Tool State: ...
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Windows XP LAN Connectivity

I have 3 desktops all running Windows XP SP 3 connected to a ADSL Modem-Router. On 2 systems I have assigned static IP addresses and am not facing problems with Internet connection or LAN sharing. On ...
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How to check connection between two virtual systems in virtual box?

I was just testing and trying to know more about virtual box. I came across the internal network thing and to test it out I tried using two virtual linux systems. All the settings are correct but both ...
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Some information about the mapping of networks drive operation

The server administrator of my company have created a directory structure on the web server as shown in this tutorial (but this is not very important for my question) So, on the web server I have a ...
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network problems with one wired computer causing slow or crashing internet

i have dsl service and am pretty computer savvy. here goes. its a weird one. i have two hard wired computers to a c1000a centurly link modem/router"wireless also" combo unit, also we use one ...
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How to force to send data to router (on L3) instead sending directly? (on L2)

I have a public IP-addr on one machine: a.b.c.156/32 The GW is a.b.c.133 (which is in the /27 network with its gateway a.b.c.129) I statically added an arp route: sudo arp -an a.b.c.133 at ...
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Mac with private internet access - can't connect Windows VM VPN

Somewhat an odd situation here. I am using Private Internet Access on my Mac. I am also using a Windows VM on Parallels to do some work for my clients. One of the clients requires a VPN connection to ...
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Why is my desktop LAN slower than my laptop?

I've just upgraded from Virgin 30Mb to Virgin 100Mb. When speed testing my laptop (5yr old, win Vista) I get around 90Mb but when testing my desktop (3yr old, win 7 64bit) I get 60Mb. These results ...
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Emulate Network address in a LAN

My college has a network, their dhcp will allot us a xx.xx.67.xx ip (Wifi), i found that in their lab they use a different proxy that is restricted for our ip range(Squid) (xx.xx.1.xx is their ip ...
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Windows Server 2012: How can one make one's computer a “hotspot”?

It may be the case that this question "doesn't belong here," but I will ask anyway: How can I make my computer a wireless hotspot so that another device can connect to "me"?
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Strange wifi in Kali Linux

I have installed Kali Linux on my Dell Inspiron N5110 Laptop. during the installation process I have manually set up the network settings (autoconfiguration failed). I have set up the ip as ...
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requirements for home firewall setup

I have a bunch of machines I want to access from internet (via DDNS), but for security want to separate them from the rest of my machines at home. Q1) Am I right in saying that I need a firewall with ...
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Windows 7 Set metric to use 2 different network interfaces at the same time

I'm looking for a way to use at the same time wired and wireless interfaces. My situation: 1 Gbit ethernet interface (10.100.x.x) 1 WiFi 802.11 b/g/n interface (192.168.x.x) The PC is part of a ...
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How to stop internet router blocking connection

At a certain time, my parents are turning off the internet for my room specifically as I use a lot of bandwidth running a server, and not for any other rooms. They access the router, and remove my ...