Cross-over cables are an obsolete concept, since the last decade or more. Any modern NIC (or switch) will do Auto-MDX to automatically resolve transmit-receive coordination.
On Wed, Apr 11, 2018 at 1:09 PM, Rich Shepard <rshep...@appl-ecosys.com> wrote: > On Sat, 17 Mar 2018, John Jason Jordan wrote: > > I already tried it with the new desktop, following all the advice from >> Ubuntu and other places online, and again I have failed. I always have my >> laptop with me at the Clinic, so I'm wondering - if I bring the new >> desktop would we be able to connect it to the laptop via Free Geek's >> network, or otherwise, so that with the sage advice of those more clever >> than me I can finally get each computer to see and work with files on the >> other computer? >> > > John, > > I might be there. If so, I'll bring a cross-over cable (the orange ones). > That allows direct connections between two hosts. > > Rich > > _______________________________________________ > PLUG mailing list > PLUG@pdxlinux.org > http://lists.pdxlinux.org/mailman/listinfo/plug > _______________________________________________ PLUG mailing list PLUG@pdxlinux.org http://lists.pdxlinux.org/mailman/listinfo/plug