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Macbook Pro and Edimax Ethernet to USB adaptor

I am using Macbook pro 13 retina (from 2013). It does not have ethernet connector and I need to plug in ethernet cable in my work office. So I have bought EDIMAX Ethernet to USB adaptor. For some time ...
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42 views

All USB ports on my laptop are dead, any options via Ethernet, SD/MMC or HDMI?

My son's laptop has taken alot of pain in his school over the last few months and he and his buddies have succeeded in breaking both USB ports. I've opened the box, unsoldered the USB ports, replaced ...
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28 views

USB3.0 network cards: worth buying?

So, my current laptop is an ethernetless "ultrabook" with a rather poor built-in wifi, and this causes problems (unacceptable ping in online FPS games, reconnects, etc). Cheap external USB wifi is ...
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1answer
35 views

Is there an advantage to using a Surfboard SB5101u's USB?

I have a Motorola Surfboard SB5101U. It has a USB output and a Ethernet output. I currently run the Ethernet into a Netgear router that my primary computer is wired to (all other devices run on the ...
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1answer
69 views

Why are USB connectors different from RJ45/Ethernet connectors?

I note that USB cable and Ethernet cable (RJ45/Cat5/...) have the same function : to transmit data as fast as possible over a wire or a port that we can connect and disconnect. In their evolution they ...
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1answer
78 views

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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2answers
193 views

Ethernet to USB adapter vs USB Ethernet card?

I would like to connect two computers so that one is connected on physicall via the "standard ethernet jack" (got lost in the naming, i believe it's 8P8C) and the other will be connected to a USB ...
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2answers
62 views

Basement to first floor wiring for HTPC

In my current house, my plasma TV hangs on a TV stand where my router and HTPC (CETON-based system) sits underneath. All of the wiring is just routed through the back of the TV stand and all is well. ...
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1answer
174 views

Computer-Controlled 120V Switch (with USB, Ethernet, or Other)

I'd like to control a 120V switch of some kind with a computer. I was hoping a unit might exist that could be plugged into 120V power with a male 120V on one end (which would be connected to a ...
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0answers
171 views

How can I share my USB internet USB0 to the RPI on my LAN connected via ETH0

Laptop = linux RPI = raspbian USB internet = mobile tethering I can have both devices on my computer. If I try and ping i get the following: PING 8.8.8.8 (8.8.8.8) 56(84) bytes of data. 64 bytes ...
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677 views

Can two USB to Ethernet adapters be used as a USB2 extension? [closed]

I want to use RJ45 type of cables to make a 10m USB2 extension. Is it possible using two USB to Ethernet adapters (even without drivers so they act as USB to RJ45 adapters, not as Ethernet ports). If ...
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0answers
24 views

ethernet to usb adapter for Mac machine

I have installed hackintosh on my laptop. now its ethernet does not work. i have broadband connection for internet. now i want to connect internet through the USB. for this I am looking Ethernet to ...
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1answer
385 views

What protocol does the Wii use for Ethernet over USB?

I was disappointed when I realised the Wii doesn't have an Ethernet port, but the settings interface has support for a wired connection. Apparently there is an Ethernet over USB adapter for the Wii ...
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1answer
111 views

Usb keyboard connected on windows, sending keystrokes to linux tty over Lan

My current set up, i have a usb keyboard connected to a windows machine, I have linux machine on Lan which has a monitor but is NOT running X.org, (synergy won't work for me). I was wondering is ...
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422 views

linux <-> windows network (ethernet) connectivity over usb

problem: I have a linux box that i want to use as firewall for my Windows workstation. it has only one ethernet that is needed for the switch, but no pci expansion slots. So the only option to connect ...
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2answers
741 views

Are USB Ethernet adapter slower than embedded NIC?

I've just bought an usb-lan adapter. it is usb 2.0 and 10/100Mb it connects in full duplex at 100Mb but it is really slow: it goes 10Mb Compared with embedded NIC same file transfert goes ~100Mb Is ...
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1answer
5k views

How to install a driver which does not have a installer, just object files

I am using a USB2.0 to Ethernet driver from Plugable on my Windows XP 2002 professional. When I plugged it in, Windows XP though detected this hardware, it was not able to install driver for it. So i ...
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3answers
539 views

USB to Ethernet?

So, due to the fact I live in the middle of nowhere I have this Virgin Mobile (Sprint) 3G HotSpot that will connect up to 5 devices. I have 4 connected now. On one of the 4 computers, I have a ...
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372 views

Windows 7 Ethernet over USB (RDNIS) works but is very slow to acquire IP Address

I have a Windows 7 64-bit Professional machine connected to the internet through a Netgear N300 Router. I also have a small Linux based camera that does Ethernet over USB (RDNIS). When I plug in the ...
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1answer
252 views

Ethernet to USB adapter (with power supply)

My internet setup is as follows: Internet > wireless > 4G router > wireless > Main Router > PC (wired) and other devices (wireless) As you can see the Main Router (which I connect all of my devices ...
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3answers
3k views

Is it possible to convert a USB Type B receptacle on a printer for use with an ethernet adapter?

I want to convert a USB Type B receptacle on a printer to an ethernet adapter. I know they make USB Type A to ethernet adapters. But I don't see USB Type B to ethernet adapters. USB Type B is ...
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1answer
176 views

Router connection on usb to ethernet adapter

I have a router that is connected via USB, as the USB drivers are the only ones I can find online. I was going to setup a little network with a switch and probably a WAP as well. The only problem is ...
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2answers
698 views

USB camera to Fast Ethernet

I have an USB camera from Microsoft that is too far away from the computer(10 meters along the wall) that I want to connect to. And as we know that the maximum length of an USB 2.0 cable can be 7 ...
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1answer
395 views

Protocol for Ethernet over USB?

I use USB to connect to modem on my computer. As mentioned here. There are about four main protocols which a USB cable to provide ethernet-style networking. I'm curious to know which one do I use? How ...
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2answers
1k views

file transfer over fast ethernet to external usb 2.0 harddrive

I have a homeserver in my flat. The local area network is fast ethernet and an external harddrive is connected to the server via USB 2.0. What is the bottle neck when copying files over the network? ...
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640 views

USB and Ethernet, which is more CPU intensive?

When I connect 2 PCs with each other through a 1GigE crossover cable and transfer large files (often larger than 1GB) through FTP, I often got transfer speed of around 70MB/s, which is likely limited ...
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3answers
1k views

What difference does it make whether the computer uses USB Ethernet Adapter, or a network card?

Just what the title states. I'd like to know what difference it makes to the modem/switch, speed, power consumption whether the computer is connected by a USB Ethernet Adapter instead of a physical ...
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0answers
694 views

USB Ethernet adapter with VLAN support available?

I'm looking for a USB Ethernet adapter with VLAN support. It has to work on Windows 7 Enterprise, and allow me to select which VLAN to connect to. Apparently I'm not able to find one on Amazon or ...
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0answers
116 views

Is it safe to use Ethernet link from linux on virtual box, and USB modem from host windows XP simultaneously?

Environment: Win XP SP3 connected to the internet from a USB modem on an 845GBV board Win 7 x64 with an on-board realtek chip What I want to try: Setup a NIC on the 845 GBV board Use the ...
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1answer
794 views

Thomson THG520 modem does not give ip address on both links

My ISP gave me a Thomson THG520 modem when I subscribed to their service. It has 2 links and USB and an Ethernet link. It worked fine with our 2 computers but for several weeks or so I experiencing ...
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1answer
776 views

Looking for a mini-usb to ethernet adapter

I inherited a hard drive enclosure that that has female min-usb plug. It came with a mini- to regular-usb cable which I can plug into my computer. What I would like to do is connect the hDD/enclosure ...
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2answers
411 views

Cable modem not working with USB, but works fine with Ethernet

I just got cable internet with a cable modem. The guy hooked it up with the ethernet cord, and it works fine, but when I try to use USB with it, it doesn't connect to the internet. I've gone through ...
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2k views

It's the ethernet 10/100 in LAN transfer faster than USB 1.0?

I have an old laptop (PIII 800MHz, with 256 RAM) that I wish to use as my home server: it'll have to serve just two people, so I think that I'll be more than ok as for the RAM and the CPU. The issue ...
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6answers
7k views

Can I use my modem's ethernet and USB simultaneously, to connect two computers?

I have a Netgear broadband modem. I use a desktop and a laptop. I have connected the modem to the desktop by using their ethernet connectors. But I need internet on my laptop too. There is another ...
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2answers
5k views

Is there a USB ethernet (wired) adapter that is really compatible with Windows 7 64-bit? [closed]

I've checked the Windows 7 compatibility site, and it lists a fair few USB ethernet (wired, not wireless) adapters that should work with Windows 7 64-bit. However, whenever I Google for the model ...
2
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4answers
819 views

CPU load, USB connection vs. NIC

In general, and understanding the answer may vary by manufacturer and model (and driver, and...), in consumer-grade workstations with integrated NICs, does the NIC rely on the CPU for a lot of help ...
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5answers
687 views

USB to ethernet converter?

I have a router[1] which i use to connect to inter, it has one Ethernet and one USB port. I have two laptops running windows 7 so they are not able to the USB as the driver is not available. Thus I am ...
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4answers
240 views

Windows XP laptop with 6 USB ethernet adapters

I am planning to use an USB hub and plug in 6 USB ethernet adapters to use my laptop as 6 different users, with 6 different IP addresses to do some network testing. What are the possible issues?
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Forward VGA & USB over ethernet [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Touchscreen over Ethernet (with video?) Is there a way to forward VGA & USB (basically the screen and the keyboard) over ethernet so that I can access the BIOS ...
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1answer
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Connect a pen/thumb/flash drive through ethernet port

I want to connect a pendrive throuth the ethernet port on a linux OS. Is that possible ? I did find this on ebay, USB-male to ETHERNET-female, is this of any use?