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How to use skewer mode beyond localhost?

I'd like to write the code for a website on one pc and see the results in a browser on another pc in my local network. For calling the skewer script in html, I replaced localhost with the local ip of ...
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How do I retrieve the machine's hostname?

I'm currently hacking on an elisp IRC bot and have a section of code that I want to enable only when it's run on a remote machine with a specific hostname. However, I couldn't find any premade ...
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How to get the IP address of a host in Elisp?

I need something like get-host-by-name or getent-hosts but I can not find any. Do they exist?
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make-network-process fails in Emacs 25

make-network-process fails on Emacs25 (25.1.50.2 2016-07-03) when loaded with -q and -Q and trying to eval the following example: (make-network-process :name "*server2*" :type nil ; stream :server ...
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Display all internet connections during startup

How can I display all Internet connections that are used during startup? Sometimes I work in a low speed Internet environment and I would like to remove all the Internet connection code during startup....
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Network connection in emacs 22.1.1

Does emacs 22.1.1 support any kind of network processes? I have not been able to get open-network-connection to work in this version of emacs. For example, the following appears to do nothing: (let ((...
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Find IPv6 address of network interface

I want to find the IP addresses of all network interfaces in an elisp program. I tried this: (mapcar (lambda (if) (cons (car if) (network-interface-info (car if)))) (network-interface-...
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Tramp method for Docker

I want to add a Tramp method for opening files from Docker containers. Here's what I've got so far (but it doesn't work): (add-to-list 'tramp-methods '("docker" (tramp-...
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Local host's FQDN in Emacs 25?

In Emacs 24, the function system-name returns an FQDN. In Emacs 25, system-name returns just the host name, and there doesn't seem to be a good way to get the FQDN. How do I get an FQDN portably ...
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Elisp code to check for internet connection

When I open Emacs, it evaluates my init file, which includes refreshing my package archives via internet connection. This is problematic when I don't have an internet connection, thus I need to ...
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Emacs on Windows 7 very slow when computer is outside company network

I'm using GNU Emacs 24.3 on Windows 7 and normally I don't have any problems with speed/responsiveness. I'm launching Emacs with runemacs.exe However, when I am travelling and try to connect to my ...
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Why is emacs attempting to connect to remote bookmarks after I deleted them?

I had bookmarks to some files on windows servers for quick and easy access. Well, I lost access to the server (the account's password changed), so I 1) removed those entries from my bookmarks list and ...
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How do I connect to IRC using Emacs?

I want to get onto the #Emacs channel on Freenode. How do I do it?
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How do I use emacsclient to connect to a remote emacs instance?

I'd like to be able to run emacs on one computer: server $ emacs --daemon And then connect to it from another: local $ emacsclient -c server Is this possible? If so, how?
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How can I download a web page's source from Emacs?

I want to use Emacs as an enhanced way to view the source of a page (say http://example.com). Is there some easy way to download the page directly from Emacs, maybe even through C-x C-f? I remember ...