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Networking

mDNS Name Resolution in Linux

If there's one thing I love being able to do on my home network, it's resolving host names. Traditionally Windows, macOS and Linux have never really spoken the same language and without a DHCP+DNS server it becomes difficult to track what hosts have which IP addresses. RFC 6762 defines the .local to…

Thunderbolt Networking

Earlier this year I upgraded my MacBook Pro to one of the new ones with USB-C / Thunderbolt 3, and rebuilt my PC with a Thunderbolt 3-capable motherboard and a Thunderbolt 3 add-in card[1]. Although I couldn't find much information online at the time, I can confirm that the Thunderbolt Bridge networ…