Task: Enable networking between the two via a network cable so that development can commence!
1. Plug cable in, notice that network is non existent.
2. Install needed software on server.
sudo apt-get install avahi-daemon avahi-autoipd
3. Modify /etc/network/interface file. Change or add a section like this:
auto eth0(The ipv4ll is the magic bit.)
iface eth0 inet ipv4ll
4. Restart networking.
sudo /etc/init.d/networking restart
5. Ping yourserver.local from your workstation.
Response: Voila, networking is now working.