A communication end-point for networking, for CPUs please use [processor-socket]

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How to explicitly free EADDRINUSE port for binding it again?

$ testOnDemandRTSPServer ... Play this stream using the URL "rtsp://192.168.90.2:8554 ... ^C $ testOnDemandRTSPServer Failed to create RTSP server: bind() error (port number: 8554): Address already in ...
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LGA 1155 Socket

I have an ASUS CM6850 Motherboard and SIW reports: Manufacturer ASUSTeK Computer INC. Model CM6850 Version Rev 1.xx Bridge North Bridge Intel Sandy Bridge Revision 09 South Bridge Intel H67 ...
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How to determine the socket connection up time on Linux

I can verify that the connection is up: $ netstat -tn | grep "192.168.2.110" tcp 0 0 192.168.2.100:10444 192.168.2.110:52639 ESTABLISHED is there a way to check how long this tcp port ...
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getting global IP address when using a vpn

How can I get my global IP address? I can see my global IP address via a site: www.whatismyipaddress.com It shows correctly about information of my computer including IP address. But if I use a VPN ...
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Can I create a socket file on Mac?

I am missing /tmp/mysql.sock. It has signature srwxrwxrwx. Is it possible to create this file by hand?
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Determining what process has bound a port (without listening) on Windows

If I want to find out what process is listening on what socket, I can use netstat/TCPview and will immediately see it. However, it is possible to bind to an address without listening. If this is done, ...
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sshfs mounting linux directory from mac stopped working

Until this morning, I'd been using sshfs quite nicely to mount a directory from a linux machine in my office. Today, it stopped. Here's my sshfs command: sshfs -osshfs_sync,volname=linux-builder3 ...
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Can Connectify Dispatch be used for video streaming?

Here is my situation. We are specialized in video producing local sports for web-streaming. In most cases clients provide us with poor bandwidth, which is absolutely critical for us. There is a ...
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port forwading to make a server on my computer

I tried to make a chat program with java. i succeed when i use the ip of 127.0.0.1 to connect. Socket socket = new Socket("127.0.0.1",5005); it all worked great on my computer and the program even ...
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Is it possible to upgrade the AMD E-300 APU on a laptop?

I read that this processor is BGA. That would mean that it is soldered to the motherboard? Can an average laptop technician replace it? This processor is very slow, it scores only 600 on the Passmark ...
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No-socket alternative to tmux or screen

My university gives each student a directory on their AFS which is accessible via SSH. There is a (light) CLI-driven piece of software that I would like to run continuously from the university. I ...
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Simulating a network issue for a specific application

This is somehow a developer question, but as it is more related to operating systems and network connections, I will post it here and not on Stack Overflow. I'm trying to simulate a situation when a ...
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websocket behind a firewall

I have a computer with a strong CPU and a lot of memory (strongy) running Windows Server 2008 R2, that is blocked by a firewall from any access from the outside world. I have a computer with a weak ...
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Can socket files cause storage system atrophy?

I was thinking about setting up a web server on a Raspberry Pi, RPi boots from an SD card. The server is meant to be able to be in operation for a very long time, 10 years is it's expected life span. ...
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How do I run mysqld as a regular non-daemon program?

I'd like to run a local copy of mysql, to keep software development environments isolated. However, I can't seem to get the mysqld server to start up. I've created a database directory with ...
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Too many open files on socket

I have a big problem and that is that my company's production application which I unfortunately can't shutdown and restart ( I am unsure how, and I don't want to do any mistake) is spitting out a lot ...
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Is it possible to see content of TCP/IP connection?

This is a bit weird. I want to see the content of all TCP/IP connections coming in/out of the system. Is any of this possible on the same machine? I know I won't be able to see encrypted content but ...
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Not receiving responses sent from a different subnet when my machine is on DHCP

I am building a utility to communicate with some hardware that comes with a default IP address of 10.0.0.1 and subnet mask 255.255.255.0. The hardware replies to UDP messages on the same IP and port ...
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Send message to specific port on Windows cmd.exe

I'm playing with a program on desktop. It's listening on port 5060. However, I don't have anything sending to this location/host. If I open my laptop's command line, is there a way to send a ...
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TCP: Maximum number of connections (client and server)

In the description of TCP in the Wikipedia, it is stated that The number of sessions in the server side is limited only by memory and can grow as new connections arrive, but the client must ...
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How does the OS generate a random socket port?

I'm wondering how the OS makes sure that the clients don't get the same "random"(binding the socket by setting the port to 0) port as any other client in the network, since I want to communicate using ...
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linux named sockets howto

I know that there are named sockets & named pipes (fifo) in linux. In ls -l, they would look as below:(I have changed the filenames, for demonstration.) prw-r--r-- 1 root root 0 Nov 8 16:31 /...
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How does SSH tunneling work at low level?

I am interested in the exact mechanism that occurs when an SSH tunnel is stablished. Supposing we have 3 computers: LOCAL host, INTERMEDIATE host, and REMOTE host, with this topology: Localhost --- ...
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How to fix 0x800CCC0E Error Codes?

I recently started receiving the above-mentioned error which is apparently a Winsock error message it is preventing me from checking my e-mail with Gmail, although there is no problem with my e-mail ...
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Meaning of “netcat can be used as a backdoor” [closed]

I recently read about netcat and it is often mentioned that it could be used as a "backdoor". What exactly is meant by backdoor? Could some one give an example of such usage of netcat.
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Can I monitor a local unix domain socket like tcpdump?

I'd like to monitor responses on a unix socket without disturbing the original connections and pipe them to a script for processing. I know how to do this with tcpdump for tcp connections but I ...
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Restricted ports to non-admins on Windows 7

I work in a restrictive desktop/network environment and I am not an admin on my laptop. The ports available to me are limited. E.g. when I tried running Tomcat, the system refused to open a socket ...
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Where to put unix sockets

I am new to this, so sorry if its obvious. I am running a debian server and installing the likes of UWSGI, NGinx etc on there. The configurations keep talking about pointing to "sockets". In the ...
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Bridging two sockets

I wondered if it is possible to bridge two incoming tcp sockets. For example: Client A -----> Server <----- Client B The the server sends it's magic to both clients and then they connect ...
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inetd analog for Windows

Need a better analog of inetd daemon for Windows. Currently using http://sourceforge.net/projects/winetd/, but it's outdated with bugs present. Please recommend any better solutions for running your ...
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SSH over local unix socket

I'm trying to make a tunneling application to use SSH over a HTTPS connection, with a custom client and server at each end, where the custom client opens a unix socket that can communicate with the ...
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fcgiwrap listening to a unix socket file: how to change file permissions

I have a web server (nginx) and a CGI application (gitweb) that is ran with fcgiwrap to enable Fast CGI access to it. I want the Fast CGI protocol to take place over a unix socket file. To start the ...
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ARP: 'Who has' broadcast resulting in TCP segment losses

I have an issue with a simple TCP connection between two PCs (both Windows XP SP3) connected by direct wire to each other. These PCs have IP address 10.10.10.1 (server) and 10.10.10.2 on the network ...
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Disconnect a Program from its Socket or Port in Windows 7

I am working on a hack for internal purposes whereby I want to disconnect a program from it's socket without killing the process. For example, program A (running xxx.exe) is running on port 50000 and ...
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Socket error sending data from Loftware to Zebra ZM400

I am occasionally experiencing problems with my Zebra ZM400 printer. When I print a label from Loftware, sometimes the label does not print. When this issue occurs, I can't ping the printer nor can ...
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Do both CPUs on a dual socket system need their own set of RAM?

I have a server motherboard with two sockets that support triple-channel memory. Each processor has 6 DIMMs. If I plan to use both CPUs, should I populate at least three of the DIMMs on each ...
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Why does it take so long for Eclipse to connect to a JUnitRunner process when IPv6 is enabled?

When IPv6 is enabled on my computer, half a minute passed between starting a new JUnit process and the test tree appearing in the JUnit view. When I disable IPv6, the tests appear immediately. What ...
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Is it safe to create a link to a socket file in /tmp?

I'm a bit confused as to see that going from one Linux distribution to another, the package managers will sometimes configure processes to create the socket file either in /tmp or in /var/run/%process%...
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Upgrading mobile processor, socket confusion

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Socket_G1 I have a Socket 989 rPGA (I think, Dell Inspiron D7010). I have 3 questions that I could use some help with. According to wikipedia, with Socket 989 rPGA can ...
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How to enable ports on a wireless network for java socket programming

Background: I have written a java server-client program. The server accepts incoming connections on port 2175 and writes responses on 2176 which the client listens on for the response. I am sending ...
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estimating size of reply HTTP headers

I am trying to download a file via a basic socket connection, using a HTTP GET request. So, I have to specify how many bytes of data coming in I have to read from the socket. However, I am having ...
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How do sockets deal with routers?

(Not sure if this should be on the unix stackexchange site...) When I make a socket I use IPv4 and a port number. So if I know both of these, but there's a router set up (on a home network; just ...
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Can I tranform my dvd drive in Acer TravelMate into hdd case?

I would like to transform my dvd drive into HDD/SDD socket in my Acer TravelMate 5742G (so that I can use 2 hard drives). I have been looking for something similar on the web but unfortunately I have ...
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What Can I Do With US Laptop's Power Plug's Ground Pin?

DELL Latitude E6420 that i have got in USA has this plug: While i have these 2 UK adapters: Usually neutral and live fit, but ground pin creates here a problem as the plug won't fit into israeli ...
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UDP Hole Punching impossible with non-well-behaved NATs?

Normally a NAT will keep the public end point of a local end point the same for all packets that are coming from it, thus making UDP hole punching easily possible. However, some NATs will map the ...
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Sending Packets to tap0 interface

I've been trying to send packets to a tap interface using python. I'm monitoring the tap interface using wireshark and no packets are being received. I'm doing this as an exercise mainly to help my ...
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Linux init local socket with '@'

I have experience with using local named and network sockets in C, but on Linux (Fedora 14), using GNOME system monitor, I notice that a local socket, being used by the init process, has the path "@/...
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OSX: how to check what is taking ports or sockets

I am having trouble with L2TP/IPSec on my OS X 10.7.2 machine and I was wondering what is the best way to figure out which process is taking particular sockets or ports; My related posts (below), ...
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OS X: how to figure out what prevents L2TP/IPSec from running correctly

It seems that an old installation of Cisco Anyconnect prevents the OS X built-in L2TP/IPSec client from running (I posted a question here: OS X 10.7, can't log into any L2TP VPN server, but didn't ...
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Does Windows take care of closing sockets when processes exit?

I've read up this question about Linux, Can a port be bound when the process has terminated? Linux appears to clean up after processes exiting, and leaving open sockets. I was wondering if there's any ...