[PD] Netsend and netreceive problems

James Dunn james at 4thharmonic.com
Mon Feb 15 13:10:54 CET 2010

Yes those websites always list the public/external IP address for your
WAN. You need the LAN IP address which you can get by right-clicking
your internet connection icon in the panel or typing ifconfig in a
terminal. It should be something like 192.168.0.X or 10.0.0.X.

On 15 February 2010 12:02, Andrew Faraday <jbturgid at hotmail.com> wrote:
> For now I'm trying to test the concept by connecting one machine to another
> and see if I can get a message through, although, come to think of it. That
> website might be throwing up the IP of the router/network. How can I find
> the local IP?
>> Date: Mon, 15 Feb 2010 11:54:29 +0000
>> Subject: Re: [PD] Netsend and netreceive problems
>> From: james at 4thharmonic.com
>> To: jbturgid at hotmail.com
>> CC: pd-list at iem.at
>> On 15 February 2010 11:12, Andrew Faraday <jbturgid at hotmail.com> wrote:
>> > Hey all
>> > I'm trying to get [netsend] and [netreceive] to work on a small group of
>> > computers on Ubuntu 10.04. They are not otherwise networked (IE, they're
>> > not
>> > used for file transfer or internal messaging) although they are all
>> > connected to one router via a switch. So I think netsends should work.
>> > However, after attempting to connect the netsend object to an IP address
>> > (found on the other machine via www.whatsmyip.com, could this be the
>> > same
>> > IP?) PD crashes. I've no idea why, no error messages I can see before
>> > crashing. Help would be appreciated.
>> > Thanks
>> > Andrew
>> So are you trying to send one netsend to multiple netreceives? For
>> computers on the LAN, i just use the local ip address - usually
>> something like 192.168.0.x or 10.0.0.x
>> Perhaps you could have multiple netsend's for the number of computers
>> that need to receive the data?
>> I've not used netsend with an internet ip address, but you might want
>> to look at port forwarding
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