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Linux Networking: Persistent naming rules based on MAC for eth0 and wlan0

PROBLEM You've got a set of devices but their names, such as NIC / Network card names keep changing on each reboot or reconnect.  This is a continuation of Linux Networking: device eth0 does not seem to be present, delaying initialization.  where we resolved a similar issue due to naming but here we'll make it [...]

Linux Wireless Networking Step by Step HowTo

For this howto we will be using the TP-LINK line of USB wireless cards.  More precisely the 54Mbps TL-WN321G and the 300M TL-WN821N adapters otherwise known for running the Atheros Communications, Inc.  Atheros eXtended Range™ technology.  This is an important note because this is how this card will appear under Linux. I find these adapters [...]

Networking: Sharing folders between Windows and Linux using Samba

There are plenty of ways to share resources and files between two or more computers.  You could do things like: Email yourself an attachment. Use FTP between the two PC's. Use SSH between the two computers. Use sneaker-net: copy the files to Flash Disk, DVD, CD, (gulp) floppy etc. and walk over to the other [...]

Web and Networking: Securing the Apache HTTPD (port 80) configuration from malicious scans.

It's still a surprise to most just how much scanning and probing by either hackers or malicious software is going on on the web when they do find out.  I mean, do you really know how many times your workstation or home network get's hit by attempted intrusions and invasions?  I was never able to find [...]

Device eth0 does not seem to be present, delaying initialization: Linux Networking

PROBLEM You receive random errors failing to initialize your network card at boot time or during manual restart that look like the one below: $ifup eth0 via-rhine device eth0 does not seem to be present, delaying initialization. $ Or just a form of the # service network restart . . device does not seem to [...]


     
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