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List all computer name and ip from wins server

Is it possible to list all name and ip from wins server? I have a private dnsmasq server for myself to resolve computer name of linux server. However, there are a lot of windows server that I need to ...
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setup netbios client in ubuntu 13.10

I have two laptops with ubuntu 13.10 x64 on them. I want both of them to be able to ping and mount one another via hostname or netbios name which is the same in my case. The computers are called ...
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How to remotely find out a linux hostname without the use of DNS?

If I want to find out how the hostname of a remote linux machine on my LAN is, how can I achieve this given I don't have access via SSH etc.? Probably depends if linux is part of a WINS domain I ...
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What is the SIMPLEST way to setup two-way hostname resolution between Windows 7 Host and Ubuntu Linux VMWare Guest?

Starting from a clean Windows 7, I installed VMWare Player and then inside it I installed Ubuntu. Both OS's can ping each other by IP address, but hostnames won't resolve. What's the easiest way to ...
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Connected to office via VPN. How to resolve computer names?

I'm using VPN Tracker to get an VPN connection to work. My problem, though, is that I have to use ip addresses to connect to 'in-office'-computers. How can I make my mac resolve computer names ...
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Is there any reason to run a WINS server on a small network?

Is there any compelling reason to be concerned with running a WINS server on a small network? What applications require the ability to resolve LANMan and/or NETBios names?