A family of networking technologies for LANs. Ethernet encompasses bother the physical connection between devices and part of the protocols which define how the connected devices can communicate.

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wired Ethernet connection not functioning

i am using window 10 in my office and recently i cant connect to the wired ethernet. Each time when troubleshoot, it states that more than 1 protocol is missing and cant be fixed. I tried off the ...
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Looking to wire one CAT6 ethernet cable into TWO keystone jacks

Is this possible? I'm trying to wire two Ethernet jack ports into a trailer outback so two computers can plug into the wall at the same time. I have one long CAT6 cable with an rj45 connector on one ...
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Is it possible to connect an external GPU via Ethernet?

I have laptop which has working Ethernet port but I always use WiFi . I am wondering if it is possible to run and use a graphics card (with external power supply) connected to the Ethernet port (with ...
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Only Pin 5 working on multiple Cat5E cables

I have CAT5e cable running through my home for landline, and I'm repurposing it for internet. I terminated the ends of each cable with a RJ45 punch down keystone. I then tested it with a network ...
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How to configure Windows 7 to discover a device connected to its ethernet port?

I am setting up a device (BNC RTSA spectrum analyzer) which connects to my Windows 7 laptop directly through the ethernet. I can ping the device in the command window, but it does not show up when I ...
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enable ethernet on ubee router

I am trying to enable ethernet on my ubee Time Warner router.enter image description here I can connect via wireless and everything works fine, when I use wired I get not DHCP address and the lights ...
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Windows 10 Internet randomly disconnecting

I recently did a Fresh Install of Windows 10 about a week ago now, all was fine up until last night where my internet started randomly disconnecting every 2 minutes and then it eventually spanned out ...
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Hyper-V limited host FTP speed (to and from Internet) after creating External Virtual Switch

After running Hyper-V with Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 for more than 2 years, now that I upgraded my Internet connection to 200/200 Mbps, I noticed one strange behavior, and that's my FTP transfers ...
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Interface Eth1 not visible in Virtual Machine

I am new to linux networking. Basically I wanted to use eth1 interface of my PC in VirtualBox but I simply don't find the eth1 interface. Below are the ifconfig and sudo ifconfig eth1 outputs. Please ...
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Setting up ethernet connect between 2 Win7 system

I am trying to setup SVN server in a computer and access repository from the server from another computer. Server and client works fine when they reside in one computer, but problem starts when I try ...
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Ethernet connection for IP camera

I bought a Lloyd's Advanced Home security system, the IP camera I believe is wireless, but in order to get it activated it needs Ethernet connection to my router, which I have done and still wont ...
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How can I set up my ethernet on a fresh install of Fedora Server 23?

I am using Fedora Server 23, and cannot get my ethernet connection to work. It works fine on Ubunutu, OS X, and Windows 7 on the same machine. [root@localhost etc]# ifconfig ens5: ...
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Gigabit ethernet and router hotspot combo?

so I have 1 Gbps RJ45 cable connected to my PC and I want to create a hotspot in my room to be able to connect smartphone (with a limited internet speed of 10Mbps~). Currently I have ASUS RT-N10 ...
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Setting up firewall while daisy-chaining two routers via ethernet

Due to circumstances, I will shortly have two routers (replacement coming in the post for old broken one, but I need non-mobile-phone internet access, so have to buy another)... This got me thinking: ...
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Determining driver by nothing

I have got this desktop computer with a built-in LAN port. I suspect the OS has been re-installed with a supposedly different OS. Gigabytes's main support page provides ethernet drivers (Nvidia) only ...
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Cat6 Cable not working with router, only working with Laptop

I just made a Cat6 wire and the order of colors is orange strip orange blue green strip blue strip green brown strip brown This cable on one end is connected to modem and the other end only ...
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Can I connect to Synology NAS directly over ethernet cable while NAS in DHCP mode

I want to connect directly to my NAS with ethernet cable and it doesn't work. I have reset the NAS on reset button a few times but i can't connect to it... I tried with static IP from my NIC and with ...
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outdoor rated cat 6 FTP cable not connecting at 1Gbps too long? (50m)

I have using a 50m cat 6 FTP shielded cable to connect downstairs with upstairs. The cable is run outdoor for convenience... problem is the cable does not connect at 1Gbps but at 100Mbps instead... :( ...
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How does ethernet, coax, and telephone surge protection work?

So I'm planning on buying a UPS and I see that they have ports for protection of ethernet, coax, and telephone lines. I've read answers on these three questions, but none of them address this ...
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2-Pair Ethernet Cable works only on one specific router

I have an IP video doorbell that connects using a 2-pair telephone line. I have managed to connect it to my DSL router (Linksys WAG320N) successfully and connection is working fine with live streaming ...
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How connect android telephone to ethernet [migrated]

I have android device sony xperia z5 android 6.0 marshmallow, OTG cable(micro usb to female usb) and S-Link usb to ethernet adapter. I connect them. But there is no internet connection for my device. ...
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How to measure latency on wireless network, while 4 users are on Webex session?

Users are complaining that Webex session [4-5 users] on a wireless network has bad quality. How to measure packet loss and document what causes the bad reception? Thanks.
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Connecting Two PCs using wifi or ethernet cable using Ip addresses

I am having a problem connecting two PCs using either wifi or ethernet cable, both PCs have Windows 7 installed. I read on the internet that you have to change the IP addresses and then just share ...
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Wi-Fi Extending Using MoCA

I would like to extend the Wi-Fi in my house using a MoCA kit (like the Actiontec ECB2500CK01). All the examples I see online have the second unit running to a TV, PlayStation, etc., but I would like ...
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Connecting a 2-pair Ethernet Cable to my Home Network

I have a IP video doorbell that connects using a 2-pair telephone line. I have managed to connect it to my DSL router (Linksys WAG320N) successfully and connection is working fine with live streaming ...
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Can't visit many websites except a few(google, wikipedia, yahoo)

My internet hasn't worked normally since yesterday. I can't visit a lot of websites, such as amazon.com, nba.com & my school website. I can visit Google, Gmail, Facebook, Wikipedia, Yahoo etc ...
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Powerline Ethernet Adapter and two electrical boxes

I own a home and carriage house in the back. They are on separate electrical boxes and pay separate in terms of utility bills. My questions is, are these connected in any type of way where if I ...
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Site Not Accessible via WiFi but is via Ethernet

We use a web conferencing service called Adobe Connect. When I login to a room using Ethernet, I have no issues. When I login via WiFi, I'm able to connect for about a minute, then I'm disconnected. ...
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Ethernet throttling itself? Wireless is fine. Video of issue included

https://youtu.be/baV-P00i7CY I just got internet installed today at my new apartment. I'm connecting using my desktop. When I'm connected directly to the modem I get exactly 14.31 mbps every time. ...
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Can a desktop use a motherboard Ethernet port and a USB to Ethernet dongle at the same time

I have a computer I'm trying to connect to our network, but the motherboard Ethernet port is connected to some sort of security camera system. I'd rather not go unplugging systems I know nothing ...
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Ethernet cable stuck in laptop [duplicate]

An ethernet cable is stuck in the laptop. The laptop is a Lenovo G50 and its Ethernet port is compact and sort of expands when you push the cable in. The cable is thinner and narrower than most, but ...
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How do I diagnose intermittent connection drops?

I'm continuously retrieving data from a remote sensor connected over Ethernet via a switch. I see that about twice per hour, the connection breaks down for a couple of seconds. I know that the remote ...
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Thunderbolt 3 vs 10 Gbit ethernet

I am not sure if I chose the right stack to ask this but here it goes... I try to find the differences/competitive advantages/disadvantages of thunderbolt compared to ethernet from a technological ...
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How to connect two windows 8.1 laptop with Lan cable to play multi-player games?

Connecting laptop for playing multiigames by lan cable on windows 7 is easy. But I don't know how to connect it on windows 8.1. Can you please help me by giving me step by step by instructions.
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Linux SystemRescueCD, eth1 works but not eth0

Got a RHEL system that I'm trying to troubleshoot. I used the Linux SystemRescueCD (Gentoo Linux). When I boot, I choose option 1 ("default boot options"). If I boot and just configure eth1, I can ...
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Things That Affect NIC Cards' Performance?

Folks, I have a laptop and a tower. And I use EtherCAT (through Ethernet port) on both. But I notice that if I unplug my cables on the tower, I loose a lot of frames, where as in the laptop I may not ...
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12 Bytes of Silence

Between each Ethernet frame, 12 bytes of silence must be "sent". How are those 12 bytes of silence actually sent ? Is it : 12 bytes of "0000 0000" ("low" voltage on the wire) 12 bytes of nothing ...
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Cat 5e wired backwards

I realized after a day I crimped all my cat 5e backwards. Best way to explain what i did, I pushed the wire combination into the connector upside down. So instead of orange to brown, its brown to ...
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Ethernet gives me 169.254.xx.xx

When I try to connect my computer to the internet via Ethernet I get 'unidentified network', my IP address becomes 169.254.xx.xx and has no default gateway. Setting a static IP address still gives me ...
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Port forwarding in windows to device

Hi I'm trying to access remotely to the server of a device connected to Windows by Ethernet by port:80. I have already port forwarded that port to the PC and set the Firewall to allow access thru that ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS Ethernet not working

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS on my desktop PC and i can not get the Ethernet to work. That's my network configuration and some outputs: $ ifconfig eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr ...
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Share Internet Connection over ethernet and wireless

In my house the router is a far from my room, so i can't connect to the internet with my phone, however i can do that with my laptop (PC 1) via an adapter. I need to share my laptop's internet access ...
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How does a switch's MAC layer behave when both nodes are at different speed and duplex

I have a network which is connected like this : PC1 | | (auto neg) | Switch1 | | (10 Mbps Half) | Switch2 | | (auto neg) | PC2 then everything works fine. Now I just want to know how does switches ...
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Wired ethernet connection not working after suspend on Debian

I have been using Debian GNU/Linux 8 (jessie) for over a year on my laptop. Since the last update the wired Ethernet connection is not working after the system resumes from hibernating. Restarting the ...
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Access to Private IP Addresses without exposing them on a network

I have 4 ethernet devices contained in one system. There are several systems connected on the ethernet network; I would like to use the exact same ip addresses internally with in each system. . I can ...
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How can I configure my home network to have everything behind one NAT?

I have the following setup in my apartment. I would like the desktop computer to be on the same network as the wifi. I also want the wifi router to be the primary router (it's an OnHub, and Google's ...
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Is there a difference between using a Cat 6 wall jack vs using a female-to-female connector?

I am running new Cat 6 cable from my router to my office so I can get my computer hardwired instead of using Wi-Fi. When looking at what I need to get to connect the cable to a wall plate, I’m seeing ...
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Cannot ping my own router on any Linux distro (ethernet)

I've tried multiple distros, all failed. I always run Windows 10 (ethernet and wifi work fine) but I dual boot and changed my distro from Arch (~6 months ago) to Fedora (~3 months), and Fedora used ...
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Why do similar devices use a cross-over cable instead of a straight-through cable?

Why do similar devices use a cross-over cable instead of a straight-through cable?
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Do faster ethernet connections require a different cable?

I have a 100mbps ethernet connection setup right now, I was thinking about upgrading, my computers all seem to have gigabit capable network cards in them, my modem/router has one gigabit ethernet port ...