Managing and using network connectivity on a unix system

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Prevent Chromium/Chrome from displaying URLs under certain directories

I'd prefer a low-level approach, e.g. changing the hosts file would be perfect (but AFAIK only domains, not directories can be rerouted there). I'm looking for a way to block ads without resorting to ...
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How can I run a command on all clients at a time from the server that all are connected to NIS & NFS server?

Here is an overview of my NIS and NFS configured network. 1 NIS server, 1 NFS server, 50 NIS & NFS clients. OpenSUSE 13.2 I need to run a command on all clients from a server machine. ...
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Howto configure linux router to allow clients to use maximum bandwidth?

The problem is that I'm always limited on the final client machine to about 1/3 (one third,about 200/300kb) of the internet hotspot bandwidth when testing download speed with wget. I have configured ...
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Share WiFi internet over same WiFi adapter

I am trying to share internet through my WiFi adapter which is in use for connection to that internet. While I had Connectify license on Windows, I was able to do so: Internet from: My Wifi adapter ...
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How to Connect Different WiFi interfaces : 1 for external 1 for internal

I've built a Wireless Access point using hostapd and udhcpd. I have 2 WiFi dongles, one is used as wlan0 other is used as wlan1, I connected one of them to internet and other is keeping working as an ...
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Bridge and iptables postrouting

I have a Linux 3.14 PC with three NICs and a bridge between two of the NICs (eth1 and eth2). My Question Why is there no traffic passing through the POSTROUTING rule? FYI, traffic is passing ...
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Is there any P2P VPN solution that does not require port opening(forwarding)?

The closest to a VPN P2P-based solution that I have found is PeerVPN: really easy to install, but it needs to open one port (7000 TCP by default) on one of the computers (also known as node) that runs ...
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no internet through wwan0 when cable attached to eth0

On my Beaglebone card I run Angstrom Linux. It has one cable in the ethernet port (etho) and a USB 3G modem dongle in the USB port whose interface is named wwan0. At the other end of the crossover ...
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network connection only works for a while?

I upgraded my Debian Jessie desktop two days ago but I found that I am not able to connect to internet via eth0 now. I've pinged www.google.com, but it said "unknown host". For the inet addr and ...
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How check a port forwarded from localhost to localhost on.. localhost?

I'm learning about iptables, firewalling, routing and so on. I'm on Linux, Centos7, and I've set up a local port forwarding to localhost with: firewall-cmd ...
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Delay after a MAC change

I am writing a script that will change my ethernet MAC address on a local network. It will work as follows: Initially eth0 will be brought down MAC will be changed using the ifconfig utility eth0 ...
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Why is my UDP bandwidth significantly lower than TCP bandwidth in iperf

I am running a simple bandwidth test between two VMs using iperf. I am getting very different bandwidth reading for TCP and UDP where the UDP bandwidth is terribly lower than TCP. TCP: ...
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Ethernet USB dongle works then randomly drops until restart

I've been using xubuntu 14.04 as my daily driver for a while now, as I've been getting into web development. I'm using a dell ultrabook that has no ethernet port (XPS 12 9Q33), and so I have usb 2.0 ...
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Required new 'X' desktop for VNC?

I'm on Raspberry pi 2, running Raspian, and using Ubuntu 14.04. I am using the tightvncserver. I don't think I should have to start a new 'X' desktop each time I want to VNC into the pi, but whenever ...
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VPN: Script at /etc/ppp/ip-up.d/ not autoexecuting on PPTP connection established

My PPTP client is Ubuntu Desktop 14.04.2LTS. My PPTP Server is a Buffalo DD-WRT Firmware. If I establish my PPTP VPN connection (named Themiscyra): luis@PortatilHP:~$ sudo pon Themiscyra ...
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How do I install a network printer without being dependent on the IP-address of the printer?

In Linux I want to install a HP LaserJet 1320n that needs to be power up and down. It will get a new IP-address every time it's powercycled. How can I install the printer on a Linux machine and not be ...
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FreeBSD: Control operational and administrative status of virtual interface

I'm looking for a way to freely control the administrative and operational status of a virtual interface as seen by a snmp get requests: $ snmptable -c public -v 2c myserver iftable SNMP table: ...
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IP packet forwarding in Debian

I have a physical network set up with machines A←–→B←–→C.  IP and Ethernet configurations are summarized as following: A(eth0: 10.10.10.2) ←—→ (eth0: 10.10.10.3)B(eth1: 192.168.0.3) ←—→ (eth1: ...
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Blocking or forwarding packets as access point

I set up my Pi 2 as a wifi access point following this tutorial. I'd like to implement a rudimentary QoS, according to the DSCP field in every packet's header. That means, blocking packets using low ...
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Debian Network 2 subnets one interface proxmox

I have a box that runs proxmox with a debian 7 base. It is virtualizing openvz venet VMs. The host node and all VMs are currently inside of the same /24 . I recently got a new subnet and wanted to be ...
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openbsd: mpls provider doesn't forward packets

Can anybody help me with next question: I am trying to get mpls test network up like in http://lteo.net/blog/2013/09/03/a-small-mpls-test-network-built-with-openbsd/ or ...
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Docker container manual networking setup not working

I have an application environment where two containers need to talk to each other. Container A gets a message from Container B, and Container A initiates a connection back to Container B using the ...
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Cannot mount Samba share: Unable to find suitable address [closed]

I just moved house, and after putting up all my devices, on my RasPi, running Raspbian, I cannot mount my TimeCapsule's SMB file shares anymore. It used to simply work, but Now I get this: ...
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cannot ping my computer on local network

I am running on 64 bit OpenSuSe 13.2 with Gnome 3 desktop environment and unsuccessfully trying to set up Samba Server. I have another computer running windows 8.1 from which I am pinging the ip ...
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What are possible reasons why iwconfig is not updating connection stats?

I use iwconfig to show me some information about my current internet connection like this $ iwconfig wlp2s0 IEEE 802.11abg ESSID:"eduroam" Mode:Managed Frequency:2.462 GHz Access ...
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How do I setup remote desktop to work seamlessly?

I've been using laptops for a very long time, and have preferred them over desktops for many reasons (one being, obviously, portability). However, right now I'm planning on building a simple home ...
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Multiple DHCP Offers - Which is selected? [closed]

I have created a testing scenario in VMWare for a man in the middle attack using DHCP spoofing. It's for a college project. Windows 8 machine bridged to host adapter Kali linux bridged to host ...
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check tcp packets reception below tcpdump level

I am having an issue with my smartphone device and packets monitoring: I am trying to find a reason why I cannot establish a VPN connection via PPTP protocol. I have the following successful ...
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What exactly happens in Linux internally when an ethernet cable is connected?

I would like to understand what exactly happens when a cable is being connected to the Ethernet port (assuming dynamic IP addressing): What services are being run and how are they triggered? What ...
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interface associates with access point, but dhclient hangs

I'm having an issue connecting to my access point from the terminal. I'm using iw to connect: iw wlan0 connect MY_AP Running iwconfig wlan0 shows that it's associated with the access point. But ...
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USB Wi-Fi correctly installed but it can't access the Internet, Debian Wheezy

I have a USB Wi-Fi stick correctly installed on my Debian Wheezy system. from dmesg: ADDRCONF (NETDEV_CHANGE): wlan0: link becomes ready from ip a: wlan0: <BROADCAST,MULTICAST,UP,LOWER_UP> ...
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Need help with a network manager command line script

I am looking for some help in creating a script. As RHEL boots up and I login, I'd want to manually run a script which would: Identify the active ethernet interface (the eth ID being used). Ask ...
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Linux Container LXC Intra Host Networking Issues

I have a problem that I cannot seem to resolve. I have two hosts M and N. A container in host M can ping the gateway, its host and all containers in Host N but cannot ping any co-hosted container in ...
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What is blocking: Firewall and tcpwrapper?

Is it possible to find whether firewall(Iptable) or tcpwrapper is blocking a connection without accessing the remote server? (tcpdump?) Thank you,
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Program like vnStat that filters for only external (Internet) traffic

I've been using vnStat to monitor the ethernet interface on a Linux computer, but found that it includes all local traffic. I do many file transfers from within the subnet which far exceeds the ...
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Linux - iptables - get YouTube streaming bytes usage

How do I get bytes usage using iptables for a particular IP, including YouTube streaming videos? Currently, I am using the following IP tables rules to get data usage by IP address: sudo iptables -I ...
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Unable to access another server over local network on Digital Ocean

I have two servers. Let's call them A and B. Both are running ubuntu server 14.04. B runs percona server. Now I do not have any firewall set-up on either servers still I am unable to connect to server ...
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Get Debian Wheezy netinstall to detect wlan

I'm attempting to install debian wheezy from the netinstall iso burned to usb. I'm trying to use a Belkin F9L1002v1. First time I attempted installation, I was notified of some missing firmware, so I ...
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How much of Linux's recent TCP bufferbloat remediation also applies to SCTP?

I am looking at rebuilding an existing communications sub-system within a shared-nothing cluster. The current message protocol is built on UDP but layers on reliable, in-order delivery and ...
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List all layer 3 protocols available in my system?

I am studying the OSI model and I have some doubts. How do I list layer 3 (OSI) protocols available/running in my system? Can I monitor them? Can I access to them (other than IP) from an programming ...
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Change of Network Interface using Metrics

I want to achieve dynamic interface change between eth0 and wlan0, one solution I am looking into is to change interface metric. Different than this question, I don't want to make any change to ...
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Route wireless LAN through OpenVPN

I am trying to set up my home server to act as an OpenVPN gateway so I can connect to my VPN from any device without installing special software of them. My server is running Ubuntu 14.04. The host ...
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CentOS 6 Static IP Address

I've just assigned my CentOS machine with a static IP address using the /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0 which has the following lines and seems to be working #eth0 config DEVICE="eth0" ...
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How to create permanent ip alias belonging to different subnets in Centos

I followed this link and created few alias ips on my centos 6.5 machine but all these ips belong to same subnet. What I have: My machine: eth0, 10.91.56.3 IP Alias1:eth0:1, 10.91.56.4 IP ...
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/opt partition not mounting in DD-WRT v24-sp2

I'm facing problems trying to install optware packages on a TP-Link TL-WR841n v8 running DD-WRT v24-sp2 (4MB flash, 32MB RAM). I did the following through telnet: nvram set jffs_mounted=1 nvram set ...
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No “rwnd” option to “ip route” for managing the receive window?

Context: I'm doing some self-guided studying on TCP Window shaping. The scenario I'm trying to control for are clients which will be pulling down large amounts of data in addition to their normal ...
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How do you create an ip alias using iproute utils?

While reading the O'Reilley book on Apache Web Server, they gave an example on using ifconfig to set ip aliases on an interface: ifconfig ep0 192.168.123.2 ifconfig ep0 192.168.123.3 alias netmask ...
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Transport keyboard/mouse events to a keyboard/mouse-less remote host

I want to send keyboard and mouse events from a small ARMv7 computer board to a remote one, which has no keyboard nor mouse. I'm planning to send these events on a locally implemented CAN bus. The ...
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I need dhclient to flush IP address/routes when link goes down

I am running one Ubuntu Server 14.04 with network configuration using /etc/network/interfaces and so ifup/ifdown scripts. I realised that if I configure one interface in DHCP mode, then I unplug the ...
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shared filesystem with offline access

I would like a shared filesystem with offline access. I have two machines. One is a light laptop with a small amount of SSD storage that I carry with me. The other is a stay-at-home computer with much ...