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remote desktop crashes when browse visual studio projects

so I am working on a remote desktop, which is for a remote server(this server is hosting the online version of the web app that I am developing, but I am developing a local copy,also stored on that ...
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Wireless Mouse/Keyboard Seem to slow down my machine | Windows 7

Okay, so recently I got a wireless mouse and keyboard and tried using them, however after so may minutes (15-20) I notice a very abrupt plummet in performance power. Web Pages take forever to load up,...
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What do I need to look at to when getting a wifi adaptor to get my ubuntu desktop on wifi? [migrated]

I have a ubuntu desktop that has always connected to the network via ethernet. It's simple - eth0 is there in ifconfig, I run dhclient eth0, and I'm good to go. It's been this way for ages. Due to ...
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Disabling NetworkManager on RHEL 7

I was setting up a RHEL7 server in vmware vSphere and I'm having trouble getting it on the network without NetworkManager. I configured the server to have a static IP during the install process and it ...
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wireless adapter drivers and utility software

I just purchased a realtec wireless adapter that came with drivers and utility software---When installing drivers, It also installed the utility software which aparintly takes control of the adapter ...
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Port forward from LAN to an OpenVPN client (iptables?)

I have a OpenVPN server running in a LAN (locally addressable at 192.168.1.12) and I'd like to forward requests to it from other devices on the LAN, over just port 3000, to one of the VPN clients. (10....
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Why are Ethernet/MAC addresses needed?

I don't understand why Ethernet MAC addresses are needed. Can't all computers just be connected to the unified network and use IP addresses to communicate? For example, there is a following mechanism ...
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How can I give a custom URL name for a router IP?

I have a router I'm playing with and I am curious if it is possible for me to give a custom URL name to the IP of the router, so that people in my house can type http://www.my-fancy-url.com rather ...
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no internet access on guest SSID on netgear WNR2000 router

I have a WNR2000v2 Netgear router that I want to put on our company's network. My boss wanted me to set up two SSIDs, one is for guests and the other is for employees. He wanted the guest wireless ...
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Not able to ssh RHEL linux host

I'm trying to ssh to one of the linux host but not able to do it. It shows operation timed out. ssh: connect to host ****.****.****.**** port 22: Operation timed out I tried to do ping also, It ...
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Network structure for dual redundancy

Company is looking to upgrade their network with new equipment and while at it, I'd like to architect it to make it more secure, faster, etc. The Agg Switch will have 1 connection to each Core Switch....
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Basic Networking: Connecting two private networks

First off - I am a newbie to network stuff so please don't flame me for not understanding a basic function right ^^' To my question: How do I need to configure my Modem and Router to get two ...
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Linux Bridge (vmbr) has no connection to physical NIC

I built myself a new home server and wanted to use Proxmox VE. Its Debian based and I have 3 KVM-machines running. Machine 1: "Sophos UTM" has WAN on vmbr0 and DMZ on vmbr1 (192.168.200.254) Machine 2:...
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alias IP in the home LAN network

Is it possible to assign alias to router IP Address 192.168.1.1 to a readable string? Mybe something like this: 192.168.1.1 -> router.home or 192.168.1.22 -> ...
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How possibly could ISP push information to my browser at any webpage?

While I'm surfing the internet my ISP (internet service provider) manipulate the HTML webpage I'm seeing to push my usage information. how that is even possible ? that happen even if I'm opening a ...
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Cannot connect to internet in Kali Linux

I have installed Kali linux in dual boot with my windows. At the time of installation I received an error that says:- “DHCP failed to auto-configure”. So I selected to install it manually and move up ...
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OpenVPN multiple IPv4

I have got OpenVPN running & listening on all IPs on port 1194: # netstat -tunlp | grep 1194 udp 0 0 0.0.0.0:1194 0.0.0.0:* 1629/openvpn But I ...
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Migrating VM from Ubuntu to Centos?

I am using ubuntu on my VMware VM. I attached a Centos boot disk with three partitions with centos and following network setting in etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0. # Configuration for ...
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What does Windows 7 'Diagnose Network' actually do (as opposed to “just check”)? [duplicate]

I have a Linux guest virtual machine under VirtualBox, on Windows 7 Professional, which exports its disk as a Samba share. When I connect to \\SHARENAME after booting, though, while the share does ...
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Even after I connect my dongle no net comes

I have a tata photon plus dongle,but even after I connect my dongle to my laptop I get no internet. The IE displays "internet explorer cannot display the page" and Chrome displays "Unable to connect ...
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Force initialization of network interface even when not connected?

I have a minboard with two network interfaces (Gigabyte GA-890FXA-UD5), and I would like to use the PC as (part-time) router and firewall for my laptop running Windows. The PC is running a systemd-...
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Iptables - Remove filtered ports and close them

Here's the result of nmap command on my dedicated server from my home linux pc : Not shown: 980 closed ports PORT STATE SERVICE 20/tcp filtered ftp-data 21/tcp filtered ftp 22/tcp ...
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What's the difference between RDP vs VNC?

What's really the difference between the RDP and VNC? They both provide the same function and features?
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In uTorrent, how do I edit ipfilter.dat to allow only one public IPv4 address: 216.58.217.206 and block all IPv6

In uTorrent advanced settings, I set ipfilter.enable = true If I want to only allow one IPv4 address 216.58.217.206 (Google.com) and also block all IPv6 addresses, how would I set up my filter ranges ...
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Ubuntu server virtual machine on a Mac Mini can’t ping servers on the Internet

I’m attemtping to host my own development web server in a VirtualBox guest virtual machine running Ubuntu Server. I would like this virtual machine to be accessible from not only my home network, but ...
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iptables prevent lan access from another router

I have two Tomato firmware routers setup. Router X is connected to the internet via it's WAN port. The router Y's WAN is connected to router X's LAN1 port. I'd like to restrict router Y so that it ...
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How to get Alfa awus036nha to work with Kali Linux?

Im running Kali linux 64bit 1.07 as a guest os through virtualbox 4.3.12 r93733. Ive also installed the VirtualBox 4.3.12 Oracle VM VirtualBox Extension Pack. I have bridged my hosts network ...
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Sharing folders in a workgroup - nonsymmetrical behaviour with windows 10

I have 2 computers running under W10.64. One named W36, the other W500. I configured my network as a workgroup and I can see the W36 and the W500 icons in the explorer on both computers. However, ...
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How do I set up a Synology NAS so it can be accessed by URL/name instead of by IP address

Example On Windows, I open Run with Win+R and enter \\192.168.1.30. The trouble is, every time the NAS reboots, that IP address may change. Question So that's why I'd prefer to access the NAS' ...
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Network issue with Windows 7 - characters keep appearing in putty session

I have searched for a solution to this problem on the internet for months, to no avail. Whenever I use putty to SSH to a server from one of my Windows 7 machines (64bit, PRO), I am constantly seeing ...
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Disable “These files might be harmful to your computer” warning?

I keep getting this irritating warning when copying files over the network: These files might be harmful to your computer Your internet security settings suggest that one or more files may ...
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Network interface/dhcp problems ubuntu with kvm and network bridge

I have a ubuntu system running 12.10 I am using KVM and have configured a bridge for the virtual machines, which is using nat forwarding. I am having problems with the connection dropping out ...
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What is the “simple English” translation for a client downloading a torrent?

When I was told about how computers establish a connection (using TCP), I learned about the "three way handshake", in a way that I understood exactly what the packets were saying: Computer A: Sends "...
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Linux kernel ignoring ICMP redirect requests, but only sometimes

With tcpdump I can verify that ICMP redirect requests are honoured when using ping, but not when using ssh. Here is the setup: myhost connects to otherhost. otherhost has tcpdump running. It has a ...
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Is DSL digital or analogue?

I've looked all over forums and this looks like a popular debate. I currently have an ADSL Sky Broadband connection through the old copper phone line, needing a microfilter to split the frequency ...
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What in WiFi configuration can prevent mobile device from connecting to wireless network?

I'm trying to discover, why one of me Windows Phone based phones is not able to connect1 to my home WiFi network. I tested the phone itself and it turned out, that it connects without any problems to ...
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Is a router necessary between a modem and a switch?

Is it possible to change our internet setup from this: Cable Modem -> Wi-fi Router -> (via wired connection) Unmanaged Switch -> CAT 5e Server Rack -> Wall Ethernet Port -> Computers To This: Cable ...
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Individual Data usage monitoring

We have one Airtel WiFi connection at our office. We have 5 laptops with wifi connection and 5 mobiles also. We have Airtel 4 ports wireless ADSL router make Beetel 450TC3. Everyday we are sure that ...
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FTP server in docker not accessible with Browser

Hello I have an ftp server inside a docker container. But when I access the ftp server via a browser it cannot find the ftp location. When I change the docker container's network_mode to "host", it ...
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Is it possible to use Raspberry Pi as keyboard/mouse/joystick to control a Windows PC?

I have a unused laptop (Win7 64bit) with broken USB port, so I cannot plug any USB device in it. But the laptop itself is good enough to play indie games or any games from last gen. Is it possible ...
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CREATE a VPN Connection on Windows Command Line

I need to be able to CREATE a new VPN connection through the command line. I have seen things like rasdial but they are all for connecting to an existing VPN, not creating one, then joining it. The ...
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Internet Accessible Private Cloud

I am attempting to setup a private cloud server (using a Debian VM) that is accessible to myself and a few friends over the internet. I have a domain name, however I do not have a public IP or access ...
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Can't connect to https on ubuntu - “Unknown SSL protocol error”

I can't seem to connect to a specific server over SSL from our Ubuntu servers. Locally, on my Mac, it works flawlessly. The server address: powerschool.spokaneschools.org curl -v https://...
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Directory listing from FileZilla Server fail with 425 Can't open data connection for transfer of “…”

If I am on my LAN I can connect problem free using the IP of my server. If I am outside (and this just started happening today) of my LAN and I try to connect to my server, this is the error I get: ...
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Why is my IPv6 Address showing instead of my IPv4?

I am wanting to host a server, and I would like people to join through my IPv4 Address, but when I use ipconfig in the Command Prompt, I only get my IPv4 Address, and when I google "What is my IP" I ...
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How to use the Server's IP address instead of mine?

I've server(Windows Server 2008) in South Korea, and I'm living in California,so I configured VPN and NAT on it and now I have access to all files and folders on my Server, but my ip address is still ...
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Nmap won't run any scripts

When I try to run a Nmap script on Kali Linux I get the following: root@known:~# nmap --script smb-check-vulns.nse 192.168.1.111 Starting Nmap 7.00 ( https://nmap.org ) at 2015-12-04 03:45 EST NSE: ...