John Carmack tweeted,I can send an IP packet to Europe faster than I can send a pixel to the screen. How f’d up is that?And if this weren’t John Carmack, I’d file it under “the interwebs being ...
I am developing a consumer product, and it is supposed to be connected to the Internet, so as expected, it is connected to the Internet so that I can properly develop it.I went away for an hour or ...
I just discovered very strange thing while testing my internet connection.My ping is smaller than it should be. For example ping time to Arizona State University is about 14ms.eryk@eryk-pc:~$ ping ...
I just got into a heated discussion about Wi-Fi. What does the Fi in Wi-Fi mean? I would have thought potentially "frequency interface" since all network adapters are classified as interfaces. However ...
In the old days, we used telnet to see if a port on a remote host was open: telnet hostname port would attempt to connect to any port on any host and give you access to the raw TCP stream.These days,...
I use an SSH tunnel from work to go around various idotic firewalls (it's ok with my boss :)). The problem is, after a while the ssh connection usually hangs, and the tunnel is broken.If I could at ...
I am not into networking, and I have the following question related to the Linux ping command.Can I only ping an address? For example:miner@raspberrypi ~ $ ping onofri.orgPING onofri.org (67.222....
Using Ubuntu 10.10, I was wondering if there was a command line command that can list all the IPs of devices connected to the network?I would use this for example, to list all the computers ...
I'd essentially like to access my host computer from the guest in VirtualBox. Is there an IP address given for my host which I can use from the guest? Are there extra steps required to set this up? I'...
I maintain this teapot:It returns a 418 error when it is pinged, and it is pinged regularly by people arriving from the relevant Wikipedia page. (For those interested, and there appear to be a few ...
My wireless adapter (Intel Dual Band Wireless-N 7260) has two settings in Device Manager which I cannot explain.Wake on Magic PacketWake on Pattern MatchAfter a bit of research, I found this ...
When I do netstat -a on my Windows machine, I get a listing of the ports with one of the four states:LISTENINGCLOSE_WAITTIME_WAITESTABLISHEDWhat do CLOSE_WAIT and TIME_WAIT mean/indicate?
I keep getting this irritating warning when copying files over the network:These files might be harmful to your computerYour internet security settings suggest that one or more files may be ...
I need to know what the address for my proxy server is so I can configure another program to also use it. If I go into IE, Internet Properties, LAN Settings, then all I see is an automatic ...
I understand that 127.0.0.1 points to localhost, and so does 0.0.0.0 (correct me if I'm wrong). So, what's the difference between 127.0.0.1 and 0.0.0.0?