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Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 03-27-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,115
Posted By gsahli
You need to start with a wifi scanner program,...

You need to start with a wifi scanner program, specifically to examine signal strength, channel and noise and compare that with other nearby wifi routers.
It's built-in on Mavericks:...
Forum: Networking 03-27-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,307
Posted By gsahli
Can't answer the question about seeing who is...

Can't answer the question about seeing who is using it - don't use internet sharing.
I guess you are connecting your Mac directly to a cable modem? In that case there is a cable router somewhere...
Forum: Networking 11-04-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,103
Posted By gsahli
Maybe you should look at/tell us all the services...

Maybe you should look at/tell us all the services running on the server.
Anything duplicating what the router provides?
Internet sharing on/used by other computers?
Any confusion about which...
Forum: Networking 08-26-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,397
Posted By gsahli
It's not clear to me where you see 192.x and...

It's not clear to me where you see 192.x and where you see 169.x
169.x is an IP address range reserved for problems. When you see that it means "self-assigned," meaning it was unable to get an IP...
Forum: Networking 07-24-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,454
Posted By gsahli
Knew it could work, just didn't know how well. ...

Knew it could work, just didn't know how well.
I've done the opposite - controlled my Mac from my android TV box with a VNC client. But it didn't seem too useful.
Forum: Networking 07-22-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,454
Posted By gsahli
First thing I would try is VNC server on the...

First thing I would try is VNC server on the device (is it an MK808, by chance?), and Chicken of the VNC client on your Mac.
Forum: Networking 07-15-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,599
Posted By gsahli
Here's another free DLNA server recommended...

Here's another free DLNA server recommended online:
http://www.tvmobili.com/
Forum: Networking 07-14-2013, 07:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,599
Posted By gsahli
You should be researching the media-sharing...

You should be researching the media-sharing protocol DLNA, which most "smart" TVs include. First thing to do - check your TV.
There is free software to make your Mac a DLNA server. PLEX is the one I...
Forum: Networking 06-26-2013, 10:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,522
Posted By gsahli
http://www.shanemielke.com/projects/broadcom-54g/f...

http://www.shanemielke.com/projects/broadcom-54g/faq_wireless.htm
Forum: System 04-15-2013, 11:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,154
Posted By gsahli
Oh ya, good catch!

Oh ya, good catch!
Forum: System 04-15-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,154
Posted By gsahli
Keep in mind it was about 8 years ago when I last...

Keep in mind it was about 8 years ago when I last used XPostFacto...

What OS X DVD do you have - what model Mac does it say it's for?
I'm thinking that maybe you have one for an Intel Mac?
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 04-01-2013, 10:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,111
Posted By gsahli
OS X has generic PCL 5 and PCL 6 drivers included...

OS X has generic PCL 5 and PCL 6 drivers included - just manually select model.
Forum: Networking 03-12-2013, 08:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,826
Posted By gsahli
In the Share Management page/section of the NAS...

In the Share Management page/section of the NAS setup, what is set to be shared?
From the results you had already (with cifs and smb), I don't think the connection protocol is the issue.
Forum: Networking 03-10-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,826
Posted By gsahli
I don't have one of those NASs, but I'd use this...

I don't have one of those NASs, but I'd use this to connect to it:
your Mac's Go menu > Connect to Server > type in cifs://IP_of_NAS_here

It should ask for your username and password.
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 02-23-2013, 10:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 751
Posted By gsahli
Try some more troubleshooting. Start with the...

Try some more troubleshooting. Start with the Install DVD (holding c key) but instead of continuing the install, find Disk Utility and repair the hard drive.
Forum: Networking 02-18-2013, 10:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,912
Posted By gsahli
Note - make is a separate command - putting...

Note - make is a separate command - putting newline (\) makes it part of the autogen commandline.



I don't have need for it on my Mac.
Forum: Networking 02-18-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,912
Posted By gsahli
Yup, ./ means in the current directory. So,...

Yup,
./ means in the current directory.
So, change to the pulseaudio directory and look to be sure that autogen.sh is there, then run it.
Forum: Networking 02-16-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,912
Posted By gsahli
I'm assuming here that you have set up PATH for...

I'm assuming here that you have set up PATH for MacPorts.
In doing so, you have created a .profile file, located at:
/Users/_your_user_/.profile

edit this file - for example - nano .profile
...
Forum: Networking 01-05-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,342
Posted By gsahli
I'm _guessing_ the Extreme's bonjour software...

I'm _guessing_ the Extreme's bonjour software can't figure out this network.
I have an alternative for you based on the fact that the Extreme supports the industry-standard HP Jetdirect protocol...
Forum: Networking 11-15-2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,387
Posted By gsahli
That symptom makes me believe that devices within...

That symptom makes me believe that devices within the Extender's network are in a different subnet from Linksys.
Solution could be as simple as turning off DHCP on the Extender.

You can tell if...
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 09-28-2012, 10:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,839
Posted By gsahli
I'd also check whether postscript is available...

I'd also check whether postscript is available (turned off or postscript card (if there is one) missing).
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 09-24-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,839
Posted By gsahli
You tried all three IP printer choices?

You tried all three IP printer choices?
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 09-21-2012, 11:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,839
Posted By gsahli
There are three choices of protocol under IP...

There are three choices of protocol under IP printer. Try Jetdirect as that's HP's favorite. Jetdirect uses a port number to identify the printer, and no queue name is required. LPD and IPP (internet...
Forum: System 09-20-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,076
Posted By gsahli
That couldn't happen because Firefox wasn't...

That couldn't happen because Firefox wasn't actually running. There is apparently a lockfile in the profile that was telling OS X or Finder or Firefox that Firefox is already running.



This did...
Forum: System 09-19-2012, 10:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,076
Posted By gsahli
Thanks for reminding me! Yes, It Doesn't happen...

Thanks for reminding me! Yes, It Doesn't happen in the new user account (ie, Firefox is able to start), so it is definitely in the home folder.
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