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Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830: View Your MAC Address

The Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830 is a nice mid-range Android phone running 2.2 Froyo with Touchwiz 3.0 on top. Sometimes it is useful to know what your device’s MAC address is and to locate it on the phone isn’t always… Continue Reading →

Ubuntu Server: How to Set the Network Default Route

This will spit out a whole lot of important information regarding your current network connection on the box, the most important for you in this case being the last part that reads default via xxx. If xxx is not a valid gateway that you want to use, e.g. your router IP address, then you can add a default route with the following command:

How to Release and Renew Your IP Address via Ubuntu Terminal

ifconfig is the go to command when you want to view anything related to your Internet or network connections on your Linux box… This will shut down the eth0 interface and subsequently releases the IP in the process. To now renew your IP, run:

What is my iPhone’s current IP Address?

To find out what the current IP address assigned to your iPhone is turns out to be pretty simple if you know where to look.

The hassle in coding .NET for a large network which doesn’t trust you

For the last couple of years .NET has crept in as my programming language of choice. It’s wonderfully simple, makes light of usually tedious programming tasks and has a lot of support on offer. From the start, the .NET framework… Continue Reading →

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