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VMware 10 and Linux guest OS: how to change NIC driver from vmxnet3 to vmxnet

Guest OS: Ubuntu 14.04 Host OS: Windows 7 VMware Workstation 10 Problem: vmware tools automatically install vmxnet3 driver, without an option to select nic driver. In .vmx, ethernet0.virtualDev = ...
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Authenticating to Open Wifi with Linux CLI dies with (reason=3)

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and tried the following... I have a Netgear WNA-1100 USB stick plugged in and used /etc/init.d/network-manager stop to disable NetworkManager, since it interferes with ...
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ethernet interfaces are sometimes renamed to 'renameX' on startup

I've installed a recent daily build of Ubuntu Trusty on several HP dl380e 2U servers. These servers have 4 x 1Gb onboard NICs. In addition, I've installed a PCIe 2 port 10Gb NIC in each server. The ...
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StarTech USB 3.0 to Gigabit Ethernet ethernet stopped working on ubuntu 13.10 after a recent system update

The device uses ASIX AX88179 internally. I pulled the latest driver from the link above and I still experience more than 50% packet loss for the device.
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How to get bridge internet connection to wlan0 from eth0?

I have hostapd and dnsmasq installed for distributing my wireless network with a WiFi dongle, and everything is working well. I am also able to connect an ethernet cable and get DHCP, plus internet ...
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Home wlan won't let me do very specific things(log in facebook, post on some forms etc)

I run ubuntu 10.04 and I installed a wlan like: [modem]---ethernet cable--[wireless router]----ethernet cable--[my PC] Computers using the wireless network can access all pages normally. I, on the ...
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618 views

Network unreachable on Ubuntu guest after trying to set up a host only network on Virtualbox

I have a Mac OS X host and a bunch of guests including Ubuntu and Arch Linux. I was trying to set up a host-only network at eth1 to let me ssh into the system. But now eth0 isn't working properly ...
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545 views

Stop DHCP services on Linux - Ubuntu

How do I stop DHCP services on a particular ethernet port in Linux ? I was trying to take full control of an ethernet port of my computer to inject packets into the device plugged into it without ...
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eth0 not appearing. Tried everything that seemed to work for other people

Firstly, let me say I am completely new to Linux so if you're going to tell me to check something or do something, please give me a vague idea how. Installed Ubuntu Server (newest download I could) ...
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How to disable internet access through ethernet connected to router

i have two machines 1.Windows 7(Synergy Server) connected to router via ethernet 2.Ubuntu 13.04(Synergy Client) connected to router via Wifi i want to disable internet access in windows 7 but i ...
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Bridging Wifi to Ethernet on Ubuntu not working

When running Windows I was able to bridge my wifi connect through my laptops Ethernet connection so a range of ethernet only devices could piggy back off my wifi (Raspberry Pi, Xbox etc etc). I am ...
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Computer connects directly through modem but won't through router

I've get some problems that kept me from accessing internet on my computer for some time. So i spent the last 6 months using wireless connection on my laptop. Yesterday, I bought a 20 meters ethernet ...
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1answer
112 views

Ubuntu ethernet interface

I have experienced most strange thing in Ubuntu last day. I have a Dell latitude laptop which i used in India with ubuntu 10.04 and windows 7 installed in it. I could connect to internet by using both ...
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linux configure 2 NICs to team mode / redundancy mode / switch mode

I would like to implement 3 modes of NIC operation to my users, so that they can choose how to use 2 NICs on their machines. These 3 modes are: Team mode: (aka) link aggregation, use 2 NICs ...
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1answer
84 views

Bypassing ethernet card with mobile 3g modem

i have a mobile 3g server. But I can't use it with my wired connection. In my workplace some sites(youtube, grooveshark or any kind of streaming sites..) are restricted. It's also impossible for me to ...
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546 views

How to setup VLAN on same subnet as Ethernet

So this is what i'm trying to do: I have a physical NIC with dev name eth0 with ip 192.168.1.2 and gateway 192.168.1.1 and I want to setup a VLAN with ip 192.168.1.x and same gateway as eth0. ...
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Unable to add eth0:0 in Ubuntu

I have Ubuntu 12.04.1 and am trying to configure an ethernet interface alias eth0:0. Here is my /etc/network/interfaces: auto lo iface lo inet loopback pre-up iptables-restore < ...
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NIC works at 100Mb, not 1Gb - how to diagnose?

I have a (crappy) home media server with an onboard NVIDIA MCP77 Gigabit LAN chip (under Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid). This is connected to a Virgin Media SuperHub (VMDG480) which contains a gigabit switch via ...
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How can I automate a root command after (not during) startup?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, but I need to run the following command: sudo dhclient after startup to acquire a stable ethernet connection. I am running dhclient during startup already, through the ...
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Ubuntu: How to get wireless lan and 10/100 running simultaneously?

I am running Ubuntu 10.10 on a Dell Inspiron 6400. I am able to get 10/100 Ethernet card and Wireless Lan working independently. Ethernet -> eth0 Wireless Lan -> eth1. If I restart/reboot my eth0 ...
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Reloading udev rules fails

I've changed my rules in /etc/udev/rules.d (Ubuntu) to change my ethernet port names from 0 to 1 and 1 to 2, however whenever I run: sudo service udev restart sudo udevadm control ...
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Find IP address from a IP-Camera (Ubuntu)

I am using an IP camera which I don't know its IP. I'm unable to connect to it, and all I know it's MAC address. My questions are: If I didn't know it's MAC address, would I be able to discover ...
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1answer
218 views

Configure Ethernet DSL w/ static IP

My Ubuntu computer connects to the router through an ethernet cable. The router is connected to the phone line. No other cables or devices are used. How can I configure Ubuntu's "Network Manager" to ...
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linux ethernet numbering reset

when you put your harddisk into another machine, and Linux recognize the new NIC, there will be a new number attached to eth for example eth0 -> eth1 This breaks down some my personal scripts, for ...
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2 Ubuntu PCs, 1 WIFI, 1 Ethernet cable. How do I get them to share the WIFI?

How do I get both my PCs connected to the modem on the other end of the house. The 2 PCs are next to each other and the Ethernet cable is just enough to connect the PCs together. Only one of the PCs ...
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1answer
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Why have my network interfaces been renamed after installing Ubuntu, and how do I rename them back?

I have a low power server, with 4 ethernet sockets. It was running Fedora 11, with 3 of the network sockets named eth0, eth1 and eth2 (the final network socket was not in use --- it was eth3 but ...
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Which gigabit NICs are supported by Ubuntu out of the box?

I have an issue with my rtl8169 gigabit NIC. Which gigabit NICs are supported out of the box by Ubuntu lucid?
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Why can't my machine connect to the Internet?

I have a self-built desktop running Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. It is connected by an Ethernet cable (not wireless!) to a Apple Time Capsule (identical to an Airport Extreme). The Time Capsule has an ...
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1answer
630 views

Ubuntu can't connect to the internet, restart required

Today for the 4th time this month, Ubuntu suddenly disables my Ethernet, I'm connected through Alcatel Speed Touch (yeah I know it's an oldie). I tried to log out and log back in, tried ifconfig ...
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check if my ethernet controller supports gigabit Ethernet

Is there a command that i can issue in Ubuntu to see explicitly if my ethernet controller supports gigabit ethernet?
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Broadcast Ubuntu network connection over WiFi from Ethernet

Is there any way to broadcast the internet connection from Ethernet to WiFi on Ubuntu?
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Port forwarding + shared connection with Ubuntu

Because my wireless router's ethernet ports are defective, I set up a shared wireless connection from my laptop (which has wifi) to my eMac (which does not) via a crossover ethernet cable. The laptop ...
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Computer sending data while turned off

I have a some what strange problem (which could have an easy and obvious solution for all I know). My problem is that when I've booted ubuntu (now 10.4 but same problem with 9.10) and turns it off it ...
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resolv.conf not working properly with Ethernet in Ubuntu

I have a Lenovo X200 laptop on which I am running Ubuntu 9.10. Recently, (I assume after some updating, but I really don't know) my ethernet port stopped working under Linux. A more tech/linux-savvy ...
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Primary/secondary ethernet interfaces via NetworkManager in Ubuntu 9.10

I have an Ubuntu 9.10 machine with three ethernet interfaces, eth0, eth1 and eth2. eth2 is connected to a private network. eth0 and eth2 are connected to two different LANs. Either one will provide ...
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Linux: Renumber ethernet devices

I have a VMware machine running Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic) with three virtual ethernet NICs. For some reason, the kernel has decided that these NICs are: eth3, eth4, and eth5. There is no eth0-eth2. How can ...
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Internet very slow when upgrading to Ubuntu 9.10 [closed]

I was running Ubuntu 8.x on my desktop and everything worked fine. I'm using wired internet and it worked perfectly, pages loaded pretty fast. However, when I decided to upgrade to 9.10 the upgrade ...
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Wake on LAN with tulip network driver

I've been trying today to figure out how to make an Ubuntu box wake on lan. The computer is pretty old, but I found the WOL option in BIOS (I also enabled wake up on pci). The network card is ADMTek ...
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Ubuntu networking error on startup, works with restart

Recently on a system restart we are forced to activate our networking by manually entering the command /etc/init.d/networking restart otherwise eth0 is not defined or active. Can anyone identify ...
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Internet connection sharing (Windows Vista/Windows 7 or Windows Vista/Ubuntu)?

I'm a DSL user and don't want to buy a router as I won't need it in a few months. I know it's possible to plug-in a DSL cable to your modem and get on the internet. I also know it's possible to share ...