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Why Are You Supposed to Make a Different HOST and PORT Variables, And Then Use Them to Make a ADDR Variable?

Whenever I look at Python networking examples, addresses for a server are always formatted like this: HOST = '' PORT = 1776 ADDR = (HOST, PORT) Does this format benefit anyone in anyway? Up until ...

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Waiting for google.com

I'll be the first to admit I'm not an expert at administering a home network. I'm a software engineer by trade so my expertise lies in code operations, not networking or administration. I'm having an ...

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Is there a way to have netcat listen and place incoming files in a destination directory?

I'd like to use netcat to regularly transfer files to a media server on my network. However, I can't figure out how (or if it's possible) to do something like nc -l 5959 > /media/data/, where ...

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Cannot connect to WiFi or Ethernet (More info…)

I've been having a wifi connection problem on my Dell Windows 8.1 laptop for some time now. I know it's not a problem with the Wifi because my other devices (Mac laptop, another older Windows 7 ...

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Wireless not working when using UBUNTU 13.04 on DELL Precision M6300

I installed UBUNTU 13.04 dual boot with Windows 8. all working perfectly well except my wireless. the wireless does not turn on or off. neither it detects any wireless system. Fn+F2 does not turn on ...

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Connect to a computer behind a router I do not control

My ISP has assigned a single IP address for my entire apartment building (the ISP has an exclusivity contract with the building). The 'WAN' address my router sees is '192.168.1.130' which tells me I ...

2 answers | 1 hour ago by SkyNT on Super User superuser.com
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How to speed up Drupal 7 with remote DB (not DNS resolving)

we have Drupal 7 on Ubuntu LTS virtual machine (VMWare) with MySQL 5.1 server on the same physical server, but on a different virtual machine. The Drupal website is currently under development, ...

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Boost wifi range from laptop to connect to university network from my home

I bought a Netgear R7000 hoping that I could use it to access my University network from my home, which is very close to the university (across the street). Netgear technical support showed me how to ...

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Locate Host Name on LAN (DNSMasq on DD-WRT)

I am running DNSMasq as both my DHCP and DNS server on my DD-WRT router. I had thought that DNSMasq was adding hosts that it registered in DHCP to the DNS server automatically, but I have a few ...

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Should I keep login server apart from game server?

I'm thinking of making a MMO server, and I've been looking at how other games structure their network. One of the things I've noticed is that there's always a Login server and then the game server(s). ...

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Can't find specific WiFi network (Ubuntu 14.04)

There is one specific coffee shop WiFi network that I cannot connect to (doesn't even show up in the available networks listing) on my Ubuntu 14.04 laptop. I had previously connected to this WiFi ...

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Why am I getting an error “No Index” when I try to CREATE a spotlight index with mdutil?

I'm trying to create a spolight index of a directory on a shared drive (a corporate Windows active directory drive) using mdutil following the simple guide here. Here's an example of my syntax: ...

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Can't read permanent MAC address and adapter has no association?

I'm using a Rosewill RNX-n180ube USB wireless adapter on Ubuntu 12.04 64x. I've found two things to be strange that I want to fix. To start, when I put the connection down to use mac changer I get ...

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Many Linux commands hang during execution, but system is alive

I can access the system through ssh, but many commands would hang, like the following: # ps axf Read from remote host 172.17.102.22: Connection reset by peer Connection to 172.17.102.22 closed. # ls ...

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How to change the Network name shown in Windows's ncpa.cpl using C++?

Windows' "Control Panel\Network and Internet\Network Connections" dialog (also by running ncpa.cpl) is used to show the Networks. A user can rename the name of Network by right-clicking and choosing ...

2 answers | 4 hours ago by hsluoyz on Stack Overflow stackoverflow.com
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Using tcpdump to monitor Chromecast activity

Background: On my home setup, all traffic is routed through a single TP-link router which currently has OpenWRT intalled. I set up DNS ad blocking with a pixelserv setup, so all devices on my network ...

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How do wireless router control panel pages work?

I understand that for regular web pages on the WWW, a browser will send a request to the server hosting that page, and then renders the page sent back. (I know there's more to it than that) However, ...

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Network on Centos minimal version LSB failed to start

I have just installed Centos minimal version and found out I have no network. I've found that /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0 does not exists. I've created the file with the following ...

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Is there a GUI app to setup and toggle hostapd?

Title says it all, I've tried wifi-hostapd-app but I always run into trouble while installing one of its dependencies, dnsmasq specifically. I read one of the workarounds is to disable Ubuntu's ...

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Unable to connect wifi ubuntu 14.04 LTS HP Pavilion Network driver rtl8723be

I have purchased a new HP Pavilion 15-ab030TX, just installed dual boot Ubuntu 14.04 next to Win8. But my wifi has been showing either very weak signal at times or none at all. I tried multiple ...

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squid specify outgoing network interface

I have a Linux Debian machine with many network interfaces (venet0:1 to venet0:5) running Squid. If I connect to interface venet0:2 squid uses venet0:0 for outgoing traffic but I want Squid to use the ...

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How to get accurate position from GPS periodically

In application I need to get geo position of phone every x minutes (for now it's 5min and 50m), in such a way that phone doesn't discharge during day. The accuracy of position must be at least 40m. By ...

2 answers | 6 hours ago by Ivvan on Stack Overflow stackoverflow.com
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Wlan with wpa_supplicant under NixOS?

How to set up networking (wlan) with wpa_supplicant on NixOS? Whenever I try to connect to my local wlan network, I get CONN_FAILED as reason, which is a bit uninformative. It also tells me that my ...

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Broadcom wireless network driver won't install offline

My Ubuntu 14.04 does not have network access. I tried installing the driver as explained here but it doesn't work. I get the exact same error message as ln78 complains about. Pilot6 responded to this ...

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Laptop won't detect wifi after an issue with WiFiKill

My brother used WiFiKill on my laptop as a prank. I think I turned it off by simply clicking Start on the top middle of the page, to change it from Start to Stop. I thought that had solved the problem ...

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Communicating between Raspberry Pi and Arduino over LAN

I'm doing image processing with a raspberry pi, and I want it to be able to talk to my arduino over LAN to steer a light beam based on the pi's instructions. The only things I've seen a lot are direct ...

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Does the iPhone 5S with iOS 8.4 have a cellular data addiction?

Recently, I've been running out of data each month and it's being bugging me because most of the time my phone is either at home, or at work, where there is WiFi. Surely I can't be using that much ...

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Cannot get an IPv6 address on Debian

I am using Debian 7 with the newest updates. I have a block of IPv6 adresses from my provider and, according to the provider the DHCP server is setup so that I should get an ip automatically (I even ...

1 answers | 7 hours ago by Cheiron on Super User superuser.com
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Create local network share with linux and mac only

I have several machines within my home that I would like to share files and printer with. All of them are Ubuntu (or a derivative) with the exception of one mac. The mac isn't as important as the ...

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iptables: trying to block port 53 but not working

I'm messing around with IP tables and I'm trying to do the following: I have several hosts on the same network: 192.168.1.0/24. The DNS server is 192.168.1.1. I'm trying to prevent all the hosts ...

2 answers | 7 hours ago by Rob Romney on Server Fault serverfault.com
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