[SOLVED] networking for idiots

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[SOLVED] networking for idiots

Post by Peter Linu » Wed Jun 26, 2019 6:41 pm

Hiyall,
I will shortly get my new(!) ADSL2+ modem setup (prelude to fibre). I have 2 NAS drives that I want to connect to a Win7 PC and then on to a Mint 19.1 laptop + wireless. In the past, I have outlaid several hundred dollars for 'experts' to come here and do it for me. Only once did they get it completely right.
Is there a definitive document that I can access so I can learn how to do it myself once and for all?
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Re: networking for idiots

Post by djph » Thu Jun 27, 2019 3:03 pm

"Computer Networks" by Andrew Tanenbaum is a decent primer -- though what *exactly* are you after?

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Re: networking for idiots

Post by Peter Linu » Fri Jun 28, 2019 12:26 am

Thanx for the book recommendation.
I started to read it and found most of it, while interesting, doesn't help me set up my computer network. I need a book that says: "do this then do that, etc.
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Re: networking for idiots

Post by RIH » Fri Jun 28, 2019 12:44 am

Aspire-TC-705 Kernel: 4.15.0-70-generic x86_64 bits: 64
compiler: gcc v: 7.3.0 Desktop: Cinnamon 4.2.3
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Re: networking for idiots

Post by Peter Linu » Fri Jun 28, 2019 8:21 am

Thanks RIH, much appreciated. It'll be my main reading for a while.
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Re: [SOLVED] networking for idiots

Post by Rtep » Tue Jul 02, 2019 11:19 am

Good links, good info...but it is all for Windows. Nothing there for Linux.

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