August Karlstrom

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accepted How do I setup a WI-FI printer?
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awarded  Notable Question
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accepted Cannot ping .local machines on one computer
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answered Cannot ping .local machines on one computer
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comment Cannot ping .local machines on one computer
@piernov It turned out I needed to install libnss-mdns as well. Now it works. If you turn your comment into an answer I can accept it.
Mar
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comment Cannot ping .local machines on one computer
@piernov Avahi is running but the hosts line in /etc/nsswitch.conf says hosts: files dns. I tried changing the line to hosts: mdns_minimal and then to hosts: mdns4_minimal (restarting avahi-daemon after each edit) but it made no difference.
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comment Cannot ping .local machines on one computer
@konqui The macmini and raspberrypi is wired to my broadband modem (which is also a WiFi router). The compacmini is connected wirelessly to the same modem/router.
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revised Cannot ping .local machines on one computer
Clarify the problem
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awarded  Commentator
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comment bash directory name with a space in CDPATH
Did you try export CDPATH=".:~:'/This/Is/A/Really/Long/Path/That/Ends/With/My Name'"?
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asked Cannot ping .local machines on one computer
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comment How do I get the name of a network printer?
How come the GUI tool system-config-printer can get the name of the printer then?
Oct
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comment How do I get the name of a network printer?
@Debra ping -a gives me the same output as without the -a, i.e. no hostname.
Oct
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comment How do I get the name of a network printer?
When I run the nmap command it never seems to complete. The only output I get is Starting Nmap 6.40 ( http://nmap.org ) at 2013-10-20 16:52 CEST
Oct
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comment How do I get the name of a network printer?
@CristianCiupitu Thanks for the input but this gives me the same output as lpinfo -v; the socket URI with the IP address is displayed but not the name of the printer.
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asked How do I get the name of a network printer?
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awarded  Popular Question
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comment How to change console keymap in Linux?
It is safer to use /usr/bin/loadkeys in /etc/rc.localsince the path environment variable is not guaranteed to be set at this stage. And sudo is not needed in rc.local.
Oct
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revised How do I git-push to an FTP server?
s/man page of git/man page of git-push/
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