Managing and using network connectivity on a unix system

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ethtool flow control icmp

I'm trying to disable ICMP directly on network cards. I have IXGBE driver 4.4.6 and ethtool 4.5 I've successfully filtered udp4 trafic with : ethtool --config-ntuple eth2 flow-type udp4 action -1 ...
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Does my Acer 5920 support Wake-on-LAN, (BIOS pictures attached)?

My 2007 laptop's BIOS does not have the modern option "Power On by PCIE Devices" but it does have the option "Network Boot: Enabled" http://www.manualslib.com/manual/1199/Acer-Aspire-5920g-Series.html?...
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Mint 15 on Lenovo G700: wired internet not working (Atheros QCA8172)

Mint 15 doesn't see internet after installing it in dualboot with windows 8 (in Windows internet works well). My network card is Qualcomm Atheros QCA8172 Fast Ethernet (rev 10). What I did: Install ...
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Ethernet, wireless, adapter - what are these in my OpenWRT router settings?

I am looking at my OpenWRT settings and in Network -> Interfaces -> LAN and WAN see a lot of network interfaces. And it looks to me that there are too many of them. For example, in LAN section I ...
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D-Link DWM-156 HSPA USB Modem doesn't work with SIM card inserted

I have a D-Link DWM-156 HSPA modem, that I bought just a few days ago. The modem has drivers in its internal storage. There are Debian packages (.deb) for both i386 and amd64, so obviously I installed ...
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Lost in the world of VPN

The Q. If i have a server, is it possible to have that server with a VPN connection, while simultaneously having an entirely separate connection to be able to SSH to from client machine. The Why. I ...
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Assigning static IP address using nmcli

So I'm trying to give a VM a static IP address, this case has been particularly stubborn. The VM is running on a ESXi cluster with its own public IP range. I had it (sorta) working with an IPv4 ...
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what is the meaning of 0.0.0.0 as a gateway?

Can anyone clarify gateway assignment for me? What is the difference between adding gateway as 0.0.0.0 and assigning a specific ip address as a gateway?
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Using iptables to redirect all traffic to local webserver

I'm trying to redirect all traffic on my wifi router to a local webserver using iptables. I'm not sure I have got the command right and also I want to exclude the router IP (172.16.0.1) from the rule ...
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How to run a function for a specific received packet? [duplicate]

I am doing an experiment for my master thesis. I want to run a function (e.g. multiply two numbers) when a specific packet is received (e.g. a packet with destination TCP port 6666). For example, I ...
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SSH DNS lookup on local IP addresses [duplicate]

As I have come to understand, SSH always goes through the process of reverse DNS lookups whether you are connecting to user@example.com or a local server calleduser@192.168.0.56. I do not know, ...
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redirect web server with no-ip and port forwarding in livebox

I want my Apache web server running on a Livebox (home router appliance running Linux) to be accessible from the Internet (WAN). I installed and configured the application noip2 on my Ubuntu PC. ...
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No IP address on VMware running centos 7

I just now installed Cent OS 7 on my VMware 8 and I am not able to connect it to a network. I checked the VM network and its mapped to the physical NIC. The same setting work like charm on my CentOS ...
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SSH takes too long to ask for password

I've seen many other questions on this subject but none seem to actually solve my problem. Like any other day, I connect to my LOCAL Raspberry Pi server from my client machine at 192.168.0.5 with ssh ...
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Can detect but not connect to 5ghz?

One night I found out that I could no longer connect to my 5Ghz network. It happened rather suddenly. My fear is that it's a problem with the card, because I also cannot connect on Windows. I can see ...
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cannot ping nodes on same ad-hoc network with certain adapters

I'm setting up an ad-hoc network made mostly of Raspberry Pis and I'm running into a problem where nodes using certain wireless adapter cards cannot interact with other nodes on the network. I know ...
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Add parameters to NFS mount

I try to start Android on device via NFS and TFTP. Everything goes good until Android system starts booting. Something happens with network parameters and connection falls and boot freezes [ 60....
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Arch Linux Ethernet to WiFi bridge

I want to use a Raspberry Pi running Arch Linux to extend my WiFi network. My situation is that I have a spare WiFi router that I want to use to expand my WiFi reception range as well as give me a few ...
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iptables routing input and forward paths

I would like to know the flow of a packet given the configuration below. Suppose that I setup an adhoc network between my android phone and a NIC on my linux box. I then setup the android phone to ...
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Why does reading /proc/net/tcp take a long time ss is quick to return the same sort of data about the connections table?

On Linux 2.6.32, if you read (for example, cat) /proc/net/tcp, on a very loaded system (for example, a web server), you will find that reading 100K entries takes over 30 seconds. That's a long time. ...
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Multicasting with a Debian Router

I have a local network and I want to use NTP in multicast mode on this LAN. The first step to do this is to get multicast networking to work first. In the network I have 5 Debian machines all ...
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Ubuntu: wire network is not stable and must restart network-manager periodcally

I don't know why my wire network now is not stable. After a short time of using, maybe 30 minutes, 15 minutes or maybe just 2 minutes, my network is down. When my network is down, I must run this ...
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Ubuntu not allowing traffic to ports 1 - 1024

I seem to have encountered a weird issue whereby my ubuntu box is not allowing incoming traffic to the first 1024 ports or so, for both TCP and UDP. My iptables policy is set to ACCEPT for all 3 ...
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No longer able to reach the Internet on Kali Linux

I'm running Kali Linux on VirtualBox and trying to learn some of its basics. I know it's based on Debian but I come from Windows so I'm new to Linux and networking in general. My problem is that ...
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SoftIRQs and Fast Packet Processing on Linux network

I have been reading about performance tuning of Linux to get the fastest packet processing times when receiving financial market data. I see that when the NIC receives a packet, it puts it in memory ...
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Accounting for /proc/net/dev reported traffic

I noticed that according to /proc/net/dev I am constantly receiving around 6Kb/s on my wireless usb interface. But I can't account for anything even close to that with the individual connections that ...
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Shutdown problem on Lenovo G50 after installing Linux Mint 17.3

After installing successfully Linux Mint 17.3 on Lenovo G50, its not rebooted. The error is : [397.188708] Fixing recursive fault but reboot is needed! [400.538090] init: mdm main process (2363) ...
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Debian - No wired connection after restart

Last night I was working on my computer, for reference I'm using i3, and decided to uninstall XFCE4, as I felt I didn't need it. The next morning I turned on my computer and have no wired connection. ...
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Bash check if firefox use internet

I want to check how much internet use Firefox with a shell script. Here I found good examples to see performances. #!/bin/sh free -m | awk 'NR==2{printf "Memory Usage: %s/%sMB (%.2f%%)\n", $3,$2,$3*...
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/etc/network/interfaces automatically startup pppoe on wireless lan (wlan0) on boot and also make it persistent

I do have the following setting OK in /etc/network/interfaces: auto wlan0 auto dsl-provider iface wlan0 inet static address 192.168.XXX.XXX netmask 255.255.255.0 broadcast 192.168.XXX.255 wpa-ssid ...
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find IP and PORT in use by Apache

How can I find which IP:PORT Apache web server is monitoring? There are some network commands, but they show the TCP port in use. The machine has multiple network interfaces and the Listen section in ...
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Wait for a network device to come up before bringing another network device up on boot?

I'm in the middle of setting up my Raspberry Pi running Raspbian as a bridge between my university's wireless network (which requires WPA2-Enterprise authentication) and my private wireless router (...
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Ping from subinterface

I have a sub-interface eth0:0 auto eth0:0 iface eth0:0 inet static address 192.168.2.96 netmask 255.255.255.0 gateway 192.168.2.1 and I try ping -I eth0:0 8.8.8.8 and I ...
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forward packets from one interface to another interface using iptables

I have an embeded system with 2 interfaces e0 and m0, whose ips are 10.0.0.20 and 192.168.0.20, respectively. Incoming packets into e0 have an ip of 10.0.0.10 and should be forwarded to m0 interface ...
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Bonding two broadband connections to serve LAN as a gateway

I need to increase the connectivity and speed of the Internet to my LAN users. These are the things I have in my hand to do so. PC with 3 NICs 1 for LAN and 2 for routers 2 broadband connections ...
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NAS set-up issue with NFS protocol in linux Mint

I have a Synology NAS that I'm trying to map in my Linux machine as if its like a regular HDD drive. I have looked all over the internet without being able to figure out how this thing works. I have ...
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scp ssh: connect to host 10.0.0.109 port 22: No route to host lost connection

I use SCP command on Debian Linux to transfer a file to my colleague via LAN. But I encounter the problem: $ scp filename.file username@10.0.0.109:/tmp ssh: connect to host 10.0.0.109 port 22: No ...
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Prevent Zypper trying to use IPv6

I'm setting up a box with OpenSUSE 13.1. For reasons beyond my comprehension, Zypper utterly insists on using IPv6 addresses and refuses to use IPv4. Which is a problem, since IPv6 doesn't work on our ...
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Internet connectivity issues due to wrong MAC address (using Linux Mint 17.2)

I am new to Linux. Today, I installed Linux Mint (17.2) and tried to connect to the internet via a broadband connection. My Internet Service Provider (ISP) provided me with a fixed MAC address that ...
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Is there some way I can start a (repeating) ping while the network is unreachable?

My ping command (on Debian 6 or 7) will repeatedly attempt to ping a server even while the network is down, if the network was up when it was started. Is there some way to start ping while the network ...
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bridge or route wlan traffic to eth

Have been trying to make a laptop share its wireless connection via ethernet to other devices, but am getting nowhere. First tried bridging, but soon found out bridging wireless interfaces is not that ...
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Improving TCP performance over a gigabit network

I have two machines both network cards speed is 10Gbps. The inbound bandwidth between the two machines is 10Gbps, the outbound bandwidth internet bandwidth is 500Mpbs. Both machines are using public ...
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How to access my webserver from the host machine? [duplicate]

My host OS is Gentoo, guest OS - Fedora. I have a web server on Fedora on port 8686 and it works perfectly on guest OS, but I can't access it on my host OS. I tried to use bridged network (then I got ...
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Redirect the default HTTP port to an application

On my CentOS server at mydomain.com, I have an svn web application running on port 8880. I want to hide the port: at this moment, if anybody wants to access, they need to access through http://...
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Connect network namespace to internet

My scenario is this: I want to be able to execute a program in a separate namespace with a network interface of its own. But I also want it to be able to access internet though my physical network ...
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Unable to access http service intranet

I'm not sure if this is the right place, if this is the case I will move the question with no problem. I'm setting up a web server for testing Wordpress. Everything works fine if I try to access the ...
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two NICs in the same subnet— need to set up routing

I have a tricky case: +---+ +----+ |D1 +->eth0---------<-eth0-+D2 | | | | | | +->eth1---------<-eth1-+ | +---+ +--...
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Best way to find out what Linux Version is used on a Webserver

Is this feasible? Can I find out which distro is used to host specific webpages? Whois doesn't have info for this.
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Unknown network connections in nethogs (is it safe?)

It's about a month that I see some unknown connections in nethogs and I tried to understand what program is responsible for them but I failed. I'm not sure but it seems that my Internet connection ...