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How can I get Bonjour to work over my wireless network?

I have a wireless network setup using a AP541N Cisco wireless access point. I can connect to shares from Finder with cmd+K over AFP and SMB to the NAS and I can get to the internet, but thats it. None ...
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Searching (fast!) VNC client for Windows with Bonjour detection

I tried ScreenRecycler for my Macbook and accessed it successfully with VNC via my second Laptop (as connected to the same WLAN) and it works if i enter the IP address of the MB. However, i am ...
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Service records for wide area Bonjour

I'm trying to figure out how to create service records for wide area bonjour. I haven't been able to find any good documentation on this. Can any point me to some?
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Advertise multiple 'Bonjour' hostnames for the local computer on Snow Leopard

I am developing an in-house solution for which I need to register a couple of additional bonjour hostnames for the local machine besides the one assigned through the 'sharing' System Preferences pane. ...
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Can't get Bonjour working in home network

I've expanded my home network. Now I have a WAG120N DSL router and TL-WR841N router. WAG120N is "master" (connected to internet and DHCP server for TL) while TL is used for the rest of the clients. ...
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What is the difference between hostname suffixes .local and .lan?

Why do other computers on my home network sometimes resolve as xyz.local and other times as xyz.lan ? I have a NAS device that shows up in Safari Bonjour bookmarks as xyz.local. I've copied a direct ...
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How do you get OS X 10.5+ to resolve all .local DNS lookups using mDNS?

OS X 10.5+ has some slightly odd resolver configuration to work around broken networks. It's described here. http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3473 The problem I'm having is that our network doesn't ...
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Is it possible to install Bonjour Service without the Print Services on Windows?

Apple provides this link to download and install Bonjour. After installation, it includes 2 products - the Bonjour Service itself and Bonjour Print Services. Is is possible to install only the ...
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Alternatives to lanmessage

I'm using lanmessage on OSX to send messages on a local network. http://www.beckmanjm.com/freeware.html I don't want to have to use a public service as such. LanMessage works, but it's not ...
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Cannot Find Bonjour Connected Computers

I have three Mac Notebooks on a local network all connected to the same router. Two of the notebooks use Airport (not the base station), and the third one is wired to the ethernet. Airport notebooks ...
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WD TV Live HD and Solaris

Since a few months I own a WD TV Live HD media player and I'm pretty satisfied with it. The performance is good and it's quite stable. But from the beginning I had issues with the CIFS implementation ...
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Enable file sharing only when on home Wi-Fi network in OS X?

How can file/screen/other sharing on Mac OS X be enabled only when on a certain network, such as the home Wi-Fi network? Sharing should not be enabled when on public Wi-Fi network. Currently it seems ...
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Can't get Zeroconf to work

Not sure what I'm doing wrong here: I have two Ubuntu 10.04 boxes, "scout.local" and "jones.local"; they're both running the avahi daemon and they can both resolve their own Zeroconf hostnames, but ...
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Is there any way to hide Bonjour AFP services from one network port or IP pool only?

I've got two Mac OS machines networked via ethernet, one with 10.5, one 10.6. They have self-assigned IPs, and I want to keep using AFP that way. However, for internet access, we're on a public WiFi ...
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How do you hide a computer name on a network? (OS X 10.6)

I regularly plug my Macbook Pro into a network at work, but because of the way Mac networking works, my computer's name instantly becomes available to any other Mac on the network. Is there a way to ...
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Bonjour for Windows vs. SMB for printer sharing

My landlord would like to print to her printer connected to her Mac from Windows machines in her house. (I'm unsure of what versions of windows, but I assume Vista or 7.) Looking at these docs ...
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If I uninstall Bonjour and Apple Mobile Device Support will transferring songs to my ipod via itunes still work?

I am one of those people who hate to have even one unnecessary program installed. I noticed when I downloaded and installed itunes two other components were installed and shows up in my control panel >...
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Which free VNC server works well with Windows 7 and how to advertise it via Bonjour for control by a Mac?

I need to control a Windows 7 PC via VNC from a Mac in an office LAN. Since the IPs are dynamically assigned, I'd like the PC to appear in my "Places" and in the automatically detected nearby servers ...
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AirPort Express Discoverability

I bought an AirPort Express to enable music in a different part of a friend's house using the AirTunes feature. Unfortunately, iTunes or the AirPort Utility don't reliably discover the existence of ...
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MacBook Pro with Time Capsule can not see Samsung CLX 3175FW wireless printer on Bonjour

I have a MacBook Pro running OS X 10.6 and another MacBook Pro running OS X 10.5. Neither see my Samsung printer when I click on Bonjour. Needless to say neither will print. I have a Time Capsule ...
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Zeroconf SSH advertising : utility?

On my Airport Express I can set up SSH advertising for computers on my network. I have the same option with avahi on a linux server. What is the utility of doing this ?
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pidgin bonjour on a VM not detecting other bonjour buddies on local lan

I am on a VM (virtualbox) on Windows 7 and trying to use pidgin bonjour to chat on local LAN. But i cant see any of the other bonjour buddies on normal PCs(not on VM) which are on local LAN. I know ...
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How do I get “Back to My Mac” (using MobileMe) from Windows?

I have a MobileMe subscription and a Mac at home with "Back to My Mac" enabled. When I'm away from home, this service lets me use another Mac to connect to my Mac back home and access file sharing, ...
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Is there a way to share a scanner with an Airport Extreme?

I've got an Airport Extreme as my home network's router. (Sidebar: I love it.) The printer sharing is pretty phenomenal - I've got my printer hooked up to the base station and all the machines in ...
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Do I need Apple Bonjour on XP?

Somehow (not sure how) I always manage to install Apple Bonjour on my XP machines. Do I need this piece of software for any reason? Is it required for some iPod/iPhone service (which we do use)?
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Wireless router that supports Bonjour between wire- and wireless- connected machines

At home I have an ADSL modem that I use also as router. For the record, it is a DavoLink DV-2020 provided by Tele2 in the Netherlands. It turns out that if a computer is connected with a cable to the ...