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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Ethernet connection fails in virtual machine (linux mint 17 KDE)

I am having trouble gettting my internet to work in my virtual machine. I am using VMware on my Windows 8.1 pc. The VM runs Linux mint 17 KDE. VM settings: either NAT or bridged (both fail to connect ...
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Is there such a thing as a double ethernet cable?

I have a cable modem in the living room. I have ethernet running out of the cable modem to an Apple Airplay, then back out of the Airplay to a 4 port switch so that I can hardwire all my consoles. I ...
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Windows loosing ethernet connection when system goes into sleep mode [closed]

Why does my windows 7 desktop lose internet connection in sleep mode? i have to restart the machine to reestablish the connection. AMD FX4100 cpu. i have run NPE; checked power saving settings, ...
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Transferring Files Over Ethernet to Network Storage Kills Internet Connection

I have an Airport Extreme router (newest model) with a USB drive attached that I transfer files to. My Mac Pro (3,1 running latest Yosemite) is connected to this router via Ethernet, and I've been ...
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A separate network card for p2p traffic [duplicate]

I have a motherboard with 2 ethernet outlets. Is there a way to route all p2p traffic though one (with VPN) and the rest through the other without VPN? I am on Windows 7. EDIT: there are solutions ...
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Realtek PCI network card not functioning on Linux

I have two Realtek Ethernet devices on my Linux (CentOS) machine. The onboard interface is detected but the other one is not. In the below lspci output first one is working. [root@compute ~]# lspci | ...
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Connecting 3 PCs in a LAN

I'm running on GNS3 and in my topology I've connected 3 PCs. PC1 is connected to PC2 via eth0 and PC3 is connected to PC2 via eth1. I can only ping between PC1 and PC2. I cannot ping between PC2 and ...
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Wireless clients disconnected from router when PS4 traffic begins

I consider myself pretty good at networking, but this one has me stumped. My brother-in-law has a PS4 connected by wire to his router. All other (three or four) clients are connected wirelessly (one ...
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Ethernet switch throughput

I'm not a network/hardware guy so please bear with me if I'm using the wrong vernacular in my question: My office recently upgraded our Internet from 50/10 Mbps to 150/20 Mbps. For this upgrade, we ...
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Can I get some advice on my speed using wifi? [closed]

I have AT&T DSL and, as expected, the speed isn't the best. They made me pay a high price for a cheap router and modem (2in1). I've had the router for a few years. Lately, the speed has been ...
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Do RJ45s need to be wired differently to enable POE (Power over ethernet) ?

On larger projects we tend to buy cat6 in drums of 1000ft, these are then run to the locations as required and RJ45s placed on the ends by the electrician, this all works fine. Were now starting to ...
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Flat ribbon network cables sold as UTP, are they really twisted, and how?

I am about to buy some network (Ethernet) cables for home use, and am looking at the flat ribbon variant as here: However, given the very flat form and no visible structure that actually suggests ...
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How can powerline ethernet adapters be faster than their hardware ports?

On many of the powerline ethernet adapters, they claim high speeds of 500 Mbps, however, I've noticed that the actual jack on the device is only 10/100 Mbps speed. For reference - look at the specs: ...
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dhcp server guess for vacant address in ethernet

I frequently come to this shared network. suppose it is ethernet 10.0.0.0/24 with 10.0.0.1 as outgoing route, with no dhcp service. people tend to randomly pick an address for each connected machine ...
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Intermitent high latency caused by Cablemodem

I have 2 computers conected to my Thompson model TCW770. I have been experimenting connection problems while playing online in different games. I have some seconds every 2-5 minutes that the game is ...
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Using Powerline for telephone and internet

As far as I know, CAT 5 cable can be used to run a 100 Mbps Ethernet and a telephone connection (2 pairs each). Would it be possible to use power line with this cable?
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ethernet usb adapter ax88179_178a, ARP captured with 62 bytes

While debugging some l2 protocols on an ethernet usb adapter (chipset ax88179_178a) I noticed 2 bytes from Frame Check Sequence (FCS) are promoted to user data. Dump of the arp frame 60 bytes is now ...
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LAN with proxy to proxyless hotspot

I have proxy server based Ethernet port. Can I create a WiFi hotspot using a WiFi router that requires no proxy information? If so how could it be done? Thanks in advance...
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Is 802.3az / EEE important for a network switch for structured cabling?

Please note: I am not asking for specific product reccomendations. I am in the process of expanding wired ethernet cabling in a building during a remodel. I currently have about 20 runs of CAT6a to ...
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No eth* interface

I have no eth0 interface (or eth1). ifconfig -a lo Link encap:Local Loopback inet addr:127.0.0.1 Mask:255.0.0.0 inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host UP LOOPBACK RUNNING ...
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RouterModem -> AccessPoint/Bridge -> Router

My current configuration: ISP Provided Router that i use as Modem* (Floor 1). DIR-855 Router (WAN to ISP router) (Floor 1). Switch 8-port (Floor 2). DAP 1522 Brigde/AccessPoint (Floor 2). The ...
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Is there an easy way to retrieve the link speed of network devices?

We have a mix of 100 and 1000mbps cabling in this office with cabling that ranges from ancient home-made cat5 to brand new cat6, and a mish-mash of semi-accessible switches and network segments that ...
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How is a router connected to a switch; is a patch panel needed?

I am planning a home network in a new construction. The more I read, the more confused I get, although I found a lot of good information. I don’t want to pay a guy $3,000 to install this. I just about ...
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POE Connection Failure

I have 2 POE ports which are on different NICs. When I connect them together the ports' Ethernet does not come up. In other words, the associated "port status" register of those ports should turn to ...
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Connect Apple Airport Time Capsule via ethernet cable without disabling wi-fi internet connection on Windows 7

I would like to connect my Apple Airport Time Capsule to my Windows 7-based laptop via an ethernet cable without hindering my ability to connect to the internet wirelessly. I am currently using the ...
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Ping times on constrained systems

I have got 2 laptops (a, b), a raspberry pi (c), and another embedded system (d) connected to an Ethernet switch. There are some differences in the ping times. a pings b: 0.578 ms a pings c: 1.1 ms ...
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Ethernet Port Shuts off When I Turn the Computer On

I am having a strange problem with my ethernet cables on my laptop. I have an ethernet cable that shows all indications of functioning whenever the laptop is off, but as soon as I turn it on, the port ...
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Trying to detect why a certain program using a TUN/TAP devices disconnects my WLAN

I’ve got program which disconnects my wlan0 network. I would like to know why this network disconnects. I'm using wpa_supplicant for wlan0. The program which make me disconnect is attaching TUN/TAP ...
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Connecting two interfaces

I’ve got 2 network interfaces, wlan0 and tun_nrf24. wlan0 is reachable from my LAN network so, I can connect to it. I need to make tun_nrf24 to available from my LAN too. gateway: 192.168.1.1 ...
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Hardware to measure data usage of router [closed]

I want to measure the data usage through my router. I know this can be done using the router software but this is not an option for me. I want to connect a device between the internet aerial and the ...
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What is the difference between Cat 6 and Cat 6e Ethernet cabling?

What is the difference between Cat 6 and Cat 6e Ethernet cabling? The length is not an issue for me, since I will be using the cables for intra-rack connections.
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Full reset of network interface

I have a Raspberry Pi. If it's connected to a network, and cables are changed, IP numbers changed, and what not, it sometimes stops working. A simple reboot solves the problem. Is there any way of ...
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“Must install and enable a network adapter card”

I was going into my network settings to change the DNS for my ethernet when I noticed an error that I've not seen before: I don't understand what this mean, because my adapter is enabled... which is ...
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Are crossover ethernet cables not working anymore on modern ethernet cards?

I made a crossover cable to connect two computers. The connections are correct, and I verified the cable both visually and with a tester. However, no matter what I tried, I could not make it to work. ...
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Using multiple ethernet switches to connect shorter ethernet cable runs with a mix of cat5e and cat6

Ive got multiple shorter runs of ethernet cables a mixture of cat5e and cat6. I need to get a cable from the router to another area, there is no direct concealed cable but there are multiple shorter ...
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Eth0 missing on Linux 3.18.8 with onboard Realtek card

Ethernet is completely gone on a Laptop with Linux Mint Cinnamon 64 and Kernel 3.18.8. I have installed the realtek driver from their website, but that is not solving the issue. ifconfig -a only ...
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Split one Ethernet line in 2 ? Also my provider is saying some IP conflicting

I have an Ethernet line coming from my net provider.I have connected it into a TP-LINK Wi-Fi router and one line going from router LAN port to PC. Now I want to split my main line coming from net ...
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sharing raspberry pi internet connection with others

I have setup wifi network on rpi. and internet connection is provided through Ethernet.now I want to share RPI internet connection and make it work as hotspot.how can this be achieved?please help
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How to make a direct network connection between a Win 7 and Win 8 PCs?

Have two PCs. One has Win 7, the newer is equipped with Win 8.1. The Win 7 unit has data that I need to transfer to the Win 8 unit. To accomplish this both units must be operating and I need to load ...
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Automatically turn airplane-mode on/off in Windows 8.1 when the Ethernet cable is plugged in/unplugged

Is there a way to automatically turn airplane-mode on/off in Windows 8.1 when the Ethernet cable is plugged in/unplugged? According to this SU question Windows should be able to work fine with both ...
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RJ45 locking clip breaks when I crimp, how do I crimp without breaking?

I purchased a crimping tool from Ace Hardware, and every time I crimp with it, it presses down on the locking tab so that when I pull the plug out of the crimping tool it doesn't work as a lock ...
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Determine correct RJ-45 network plug for your cable

I want to crimp my own ethernet cables because its cheaper for me and I have a lot of long cables sitting around. I'm currently looking into the crimper and everything I need and I wanted to know for ...
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Optical fiber symmetric 200mb. Less speed in download than upload OSX 10.10.2

I Have Optical fiber symmetric 200mb. The problem is I have a less speed in download than upload: Download: 50mb 100mb Upload: Wifi 100mb Ethernet 197mb. The conection is ok. I tried with ...
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8 port router or 3 port router with 5 port switch

I just recently got my condo wired with 6 Ethernet ports. I was wondering is there any performance difference if I were to get either just an 8 port router and just connect everything to it vs if I ...
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What ethernet driver do I need?

I was originally using wifi, and I installed Hamachi to allow for a more direct hosting option for my game servers, but now I no longer needed it, and uninstalled it. However now, I have no Ethernet ...
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Does macbook pro with ubuntu on it supports ethernet or not?

I saw this an it was not clear: Ethernet: It works with a USB ethernet adapter. A thunderbolt-to-ethernet adapter works only if it is plugged in before boot. But it stops working after ...
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No outgoing traffic through passthrough network adapter (NIC ) on KVM guest

I have KVM host operated under CentOS 7 and guest with Windows 7 on it. Host NIC is passed to the guest as PCI device passthrough (not bridge, not NAT). Guest detects the NIC (drivers, cable plug, ...
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Range extension for new blu ray

My man cave in in my shop ( metal building) 200' from the house. I have a RG6 line from the splitter to the TV and a CAT5 line from the router ( Belkin N600) to my computer. WiFi does not seem to ...
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short often network pauses when 2 routers connected

my network looked like that: ISP cable --- ISP modem --- my router --- cable connection to computer 1 \-- wifi connection to computer 2 everything worked ...
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Best way to configure 2 routers with 1 modem?

I have read some posts about this issue, but they all seem to differ slightly from mine, Our house has 1 wireless router set up with all 5 Ethernet ports full. The router is connected via Ethernet ...