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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Timeout on Specific IP Address

I'm thomas and I have a weird Problem with my Network/Internet Connection: It's one specific IP(85.10.200.167) I'm unable to connect to. The IP is public in the Internet and works well for many ...
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connect a usb only printer to router without usb port via usb to ethernet adapter

I have cisco linksys router which does not have a usb port and a usb to ethernet adapter. When I am trying to connect the printer to the router using the adapter the router does not shows the device ...
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How to restrict access to Ethernet ports outside of physical permiter

I have several PoE IP webcams installed on my house. Each mounting point has only one wire going to it: the Cat6 with 8P8C plug at the end, which both powers and communicates with the camera. I ...
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Wired Internet abruptly stopped working Ubuntu 14.04LTS

My Ethernet just stopped working after I might have probably messed up with some of the settings. I have a dual boot windows 8 and Ubuntu. Internet works fine on windows 8, and used for for ubuntu ...
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Is there such thing as an Ethernet output selector? [on hold]

I have two independent Internet connections at my home, and I also have a very detailed LAN setup in my home, spanning many floors, and network devices. The problem is sometimes one of the two ...
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Home Networking - Repeater/LAN Connection [closed]

Need some quick advice on whether or not this is possible to accomplish. Requirements I have a machine that 100% has to have a wired connection to obtain internet. It also must take full advantage ...
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Where can I download a Windows 7 Ethernet Controller driver on my HP Pavilion PC500, model HP500-047c?

Due to corporate restrictions, I had to install Windows 7 Professional on my HP Pavilion PC500 (model HP500-047c, product H5P71AA#ABA). In the transition my Ethernet Controller and USB Controllers ...
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How many Ethernet Cable Drops per Room [closed]

If you put new ethernet cables into a building, and you know that there will be N people working in a room. Each person has one PC and one VoIP telephone. How many Ethernet cable drops would you put ...
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what speeds to expect in 10/100 /1000Mbps Buffalo NAS 421e, D-Link DIR 655 and 10/100 ethernet laptop [closed]

i currently have a buffalo 421e NAS with a WD Red 2tb HDD, D-Link 605l (10/100 Ethernet) and using a HP 15 that has a 10/100 BASE-T Ethernet LAN. Copying files to the NAS comes to an average speed of ...
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Very slow Wi-Fi download speeds using a TP-LINK WR841N (1/10th of full Ethernet speed)

I have 105/10 internet through Comcast and I have a TP-LINK WR841N router. I use Ethernet and Wi-Fi. I get ~100Mbps through Ethernet, and only around 10 Mbps through Wi-Fi. Yesterday I had ~50Mbps on ...
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Intel gigabit ethernet teaming - Which option should I pick, and how do I get it working?

I have an intel 82579V gigabit ethernet adaptor built into my motherboard, and it supports 'teaming' - a feature that lets me use more than one ethernet adaptor together. I'm not entirely sure if its ...
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Server with 2 NICs

The server has a motherboard with built-in NIC that has 2 Ethernet ports. 1st labeled Management, 2nd isn't labeled anything. 2nd NIC is a PCI card plugged into the motherboard, which has 1 Ethernet ...
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Disabled auto negotiation on both sides but one side is 10Mbps/Full Duplex and other side is 100Mbps/Full duplex. what happens?

On PC side with windows xp, i have selected 10Mbps full duplex mode in the driver. I connect this Ethernet cable of PC to my development board(DM6446) which has 100Mbps full duplex mode. What happens ...
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Ethernet connection slightly handicapped compared to Wi-Fi

I'm using an Arris TG862 router and noticed that computers connected to the internet via an ethernet cable suffer some problems when browsing that don't happen when connected through the Wi-Fi. The ...
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Are powerline Ethernet adapters actual bridges?

I have AT&T U-Verse, and they use IP multicast (and IGMPv3) for IPTV. Receivers wired into my network work just fine but receivers connected over powerline Ethernet don't. Computers connected over ...
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Loopback packet from FTTH modem for every 2 seconds

To investigate some network problem, I had installed WireShark. I could see "broadcast LOOP unknown function" packets are constantly coming. The packet is like this. FF FF FF FF FF FF (6 bytes, ...
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What does * mean in linux for gateway ip?

To be more precise, after running netstat -r , I got the following lines: Destination Gateway Genmask Flags MSS Window irtt Iface default 199.170.12.1 0.0.0.0 ...
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Two network drivers? (Broadcom Network Adapter, and Killer e2200 Controller)

This is making me very confused, I have an alienware laptop, and when I went to the Dell website to download drivers, I found a Broadcom Network Adapter/Bluetooth Combined driver, and a Killer e2200 ...
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Why am I not seeing ARP requests from my own machine in wireshark?

I am using Windows 7. I open up Wireshark and start a live capture with the filter: ip.src == THIS.IS.MY.IP I then go to a command line and do an arp -d * and ping a bunch of stuff. I see my ICMP ...
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Why can I connect to both WiFi domain and ethernet internet (different networks), but not Wifi subdomains, domains and ethernet internet?

I would like to be able to connect to both my work corporate network (connects to the internet, via wired ethernet), and to the network domain and subdomain I am using for testing (does not connect to ...
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How do I get eth0 and wlan0 to coexist?

When I boot up with the wi-fi dongle plugged in and the Ethernet unplugged the interface wlan0 has an ip address and function as expected. When I subsequently plug in the Ethernet cable it assumes ...
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Unable to connect to NI roboRIO on Ubuntu

I have an ARM controller that I am trying to connect to with either ethernet or USB-B, but I am unable to make a connection with either. I am not able to test any other wired connections. I am running ...
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Can I force Safari to only look at one of my two ethernet ports?

I have 2 ethernet adaptors, one has some standard IP devices and the other has a specialist device. I have set the order of preference of which adaptor OSX should use, but safari still won't to to an ...
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Windows 7 can't find ethernet connected Noxon player

My Noxon player can read the files from tversity on my computer, but I can't seem to find the Noxon player when I want to play a playlist to Noxon. It does not come up in devices. It used to. I have ...
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I can't connect to the internet via ethernet when connected straight to my router via ethernet

I just got a new PC and have installed Windows 7 64 bit ultimate on to it. My issue is in trying to connect to the internet. I have to ethernet ports, one that is on the motherboard and the other ...
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Can gigabit ethernet Auto-negotiation detect Cat5 cable and downgrade the mode automatically?

Under a Win7 PC with gigabit NIC connected to a gigabit switch, both NIC and the switch support 1000BASE-T full duplex mode, however it is connected by a Cat5 cable. Since both devices support ...
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Windows 7 use ethernet and wifi simultaneously

I am on a shared ethernet network for internet and I wanted to be able to set up a plex media server using wifi at the same time. so essentially i'd be able to broadcast my media over wifi. would i be ...
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PXE Boot then Switch to Wi-Fi

Is it possible to boot over PXE and then switch to the wi-fi network? I have my wi-fi laptop connected via Ethernet to my network in order to boot an Ubuntu live CD image via PXE. Now that I have ...
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NetworkManager timeout and “ip-config-unavailable” on Ethernet

I cannot get this laptop, Craptop, to connect to the Internet using the eth0 interface, but it can connect using the wlan0 interface. NetworkManager, managing eth0, times out when trying to find a ...
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Connection dropping when i plug an ethernet cable

Not sure if it belongs here, so please forgive me if it's not the right place. On satuday, I installed a SSD on my desktop computer at my parents' place. Then, I reinstalled Windows on it. The ...
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Router as NAS fileserver

I have a Router with USB hard drive sharing capabilities... but I want to replace it. There's a good chance the replacement router won't have USB sharing capabilities... Can I just disable the ...
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Using ethernet ports on Surfboard SBG6580 in bridge mode

tl;dr: I have a Surfboard SBG6580 modem/router combo running in bridge mode with an Airport Extreme as the main router. I want to be able to use the Ethernet ports on the Surfboard to attach ...
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Create a wifi hotspot from ethernet connexion using D-Link DWA 160

How can I create a Wi-Fi in my house using the ethernet connection that I have? Right now I can connect one computer to internet via ethernet. I bought a D-Link DWA 160 B2 wireless adapter. From ...
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What type of ethernet-to-wireless extender do I need [duplicate]

My house is wired for ethernet. So far, I've got everything taken care of with gigabit switches in most rooms to handle XBoxes, PCs, etc. Until today. My Amazon Firestick arrived and only connects ...
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can I use eth0 interface to connect to two different networks

I'm using Ubuntu on PC. I have switch with 5 ports, and Rasberry. how can I connect to raspberry via eth0 using static network (192.068.0.0/24) and in same time connect to internet using another ...
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Bypassing the router doesn't work?

So I'm trying to bypass my router, just for kicks. I thought it'd be pretty easy, just connect the router-modem wire to the computer, and I did just that, but I'm not getting an internet connection. ...
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How many ethernet cables should I use from one switch to another? [closed]

I've got a cable running from my server room to a room with a switch and 38 computers. My instructor says only one Ethernet cable from the server to the switch in the computer room should be good, but ...
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Win 7 - Run wifi and cable connection simultaneously

I'm wondering how I can connect to 2 different networks (one WiFi and one by ethernet cable). I have notebook with built-in Wireless adapter and also ethernet adapter. After i plug in the ethernet ...
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Why are IP addresses tied to a specific network but Ethernet addresses are not? [closed]

While IP addresses are tied to a specific network, Ethernet addresses are not. Why is this?
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Establishing ethernet connection unreliable on Dell E6530, Arch Linux

Since end of September, my network connects only sporadically, or with 100Mbps on my Dell E6530 on Arch Linux using netctl. Typically, I need to execute netctl switch-to myconnection many times until ...
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xbox-360 ethernet to win7 tower to wireless

alrighty i have an xbox etherneted to a pc running win7 this physical connection is solid because upon turning on the xbox the pc recognizes "unidentified network" in a local area connection. this ...
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How can I create Local Loopback on Linux (RedHat or Debian)?

How can I do the same on Linux (RedHat or Debian)? I need to create local loopback as shown herein: ...
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10/100Mbps router overwhelmed by Gigabit switch & its devices?

I believe I've got the scenario outlined in this SU answer, where my 10/100Mbps router is being overwhelmed by a Gigabit switch and the devices connected to it. This comes into play with frequent ...
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ubuntu 14.04 cant connect to any development board through ethernet

i was trying to connect by intel galelio board to ubuntu 14.04 through ethernet but it is not getting connected. it shows "connecting" for some time (the networking symbol is blinking) and then it ...
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Ethernet works on Ubuntu, not on Windows 8.1

I have pretty strange problem. I have dual boot of windows 8.1 & ubuntu. The thing is that ethernet perfectly works on Ubuntu, but won't work on Windows 8.1. All it says in Win is that is ...
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access over different IP network over the same cable

I have two machines: A and B A and B are in the same Ethernet network divided only be a switch but they have different IP network. A is on 10.0.0.1/16 and B is on 172.17.1.1/24. I have access to A ...
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Short-circuited ethernet wiring? Cable tester loop

Ethernet at the place I rent was dead, and since I noticed the wire was terminated in "reverse" 568 B standard, I bought crimper and cable tester to fix it. However, there is still NO connection ...
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Can my laptop's model have internet speed restrictions?

So I just upgraded to 120 Mbps internet. It works fine on all of the devices on the network, I get up to 90-100 on most. However, even connected through an ethernet cable, this specific laptop keeps ...
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Home NAS design?

There are a lot of questions about NAS here. I'm looking for input on how to expand my home network: with a (4-bay) NAs. Current setup: 1x PC (gigabit ethernet), 1x Mac (gigabit ethernet), 1x media ...
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Internet access without NIC card?

If have a USB modem dongle for INTERNET connection. Can i access INTERNET from a brand new desktop/laptop without NIC card using this dongle? I feel that the dongle is just a modem ( with a DHCP ...