Where can I download Unix?

UNIX is an operating system that embraces a multi-user environment. It was developed on a number of platforms. However, UNIX is not so much of a single, unified system, but more of a benchmark upon which organizations build their foundation. It is also an “open Source” application, which means that you can get it at read more »

What is a SSID?

SSID, ellipsis for Service Set Identifier, is a name of a Wireless Local Area Network. Another name for it is the network name. It is usually an alphanumeric (meaning it has a combination of letters and numbers), with a maximum of 32 characters and is case sensitive. All wireless devices that are to be part read more »

How can I get free VoIP?

Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) is the technology that enables voice data to be carried over the Internet in packets. In plain words, it involves making calls over the Internet. There are many organizations offering VoIP services and most of these services are not absolutely free. It is entirely possible to make Internet calls without read more »

How can I Change my IP Address?

Before you change your Internet Protocol (IP) address, you need to find out whether your IP address is static or dynamic. A static IP is assigned to a particular computer and is stable, that is, it does not change at any time unless someone changes it. Many broadband users have a static IP address assigned read more »

How Do I find my DNS servers?

Domain Name Servers are responsible for translating domain names into IP addresses. Hypothetically, when someone tries to visit any website like www.blahblahblah.com, the Internet Service Provider (ISP) then “calls” the DNS server with a query in the computer language, of course “where do I find www.blahblahblah.com?” the DNS server will then look up in its read more »

What is 192.168.1.1?

192.168.1.1 is a private Internet Protocol (IP) address that is between the range of 192.168.0.0 – 192.168.255.255. In computer speak, a private address is used to run private networks whereas computers are allocated their own IP addresses to communicate with each other on an internal network that doesn’t involve the Internet. The rising prominence of read more »

What is a VLAN?

VLAN, which stands for Virtual Local Area Network, is a logical Local Area Network (LAN) which goes beyond the single traditional LAN to and comprises a group of LAN segments that have specific settings. These settings enable communication between different hosts in the same way they would communicate had they been in the same LAN read more »

What is Cisco VPN Error 412?

This kind of error happens when the peer is not responding, and it occurs when using Cisco VPN client-side software. The error message, which may differ depending on which version of Cisco VPN client is in use, will typically read like, “Error Secure VPN Connection terminated locally by the Client. Reason 412: The remote peer read more »

How Do I Install Telephone Wiring?

  In the United States during the good old days, the telephone company used to not connect your house to their network and they also did the wiring for you. Well those days are long gone, and most people do the wiring part for themselves after the phone company puts the Network Interface Device (NID) read more »

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