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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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 question....
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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 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 about....
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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 00:1c:...
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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 ...
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Router is down when I connect ethernet cable to PC

I have a wireless router (Comtrend AR-5315U) that randomly stops synchronizing (more of less 80% of times) when I connect it to a particular PC using an Ethernet cable or, if already connected, when ...
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Ethernet port working in Kali, but not in Windows 8.1

I recently tried to connect my Raspberry Pi to my Dell Inspiron n5010 through the Ethernet port. To my shock, my laptop did not detect the network (didn't show the limited network icon), but the ...
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Wireless Network Shutdowns When Wired Connection is Active — Was Working

I have a Dell Latitude E5550 running Win7 64-bit that I use at work in a Dell advanced docking station. Prior to yesterday, when docked and connected to a CAT 5 cable, the LAN connection would ...
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how can I connect 2 wired internet into one?

I have 2 wired internet connections one is free offered by my apartment management and other one is paid by office. They both are broadband 2mbps and 4mbps respectively. One is dynamic IP address ...
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Route eth package to backup network then back into the original one

I have multiple Raspberry Pis that all have wifi connectivity and ethernet. All the Pis are connected to a network via wifi, and on ethernet to each other. What I need is this: If a Raspberry has ...
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Use Ethernet only for Wireshark when WiFi is enabled (Linux)

I'm using Wireshark to capture network traffic (via a SharkTap 10/100.) This works well but when I plug in the Ethernet cable the laptop treats it as a normal LAN connection and routes all laptop ...
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Issue with router connected to computer with homemade cables

I have my router in one room and a computer in another room I have then tried to make a "permanent cable between the rooms using 2 of these Goobay http://www.pc-lager.dk/vare-oversigt.php?varenummer=...
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How can I limit ethernet speed via hardware?

Let's say I have a google fiber. Can I have a modem that is connected to a switch that is connected to many routers and have the connection speed split randomly between the routers? If so, how and ...
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Attach local ethernet scanner to remote office VPN

I'm testing an Ethernet scanner. I don't want to go into all the details why. I can access my remote office VPN via workstations and servers just fine. The scanner does not have an interface to log ...
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How to have a normal External Drive recognized by the router through RJ45

I have a network problem that I would like to see if I'm missing something, and as such, here is the data: NEED: I wish to make a "server"-like WLAN/LAN setup with what I have now without having to ...
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What other protocols can run over the Link Layer besides IP protocol?

I am reading about ARP here and it says "Each protocol is assigned a number used in this field. IPv4 is 2048 (0x0800 in Hexa)." What are other alternatives to IPv4 and IPv6 as protocols to be run ...
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Do Cat5e Or Cat6? [duplicate]

I recently purchased a pretty-sweet security system. And, Wow! I paid lots of money for it! However, the cables that were provided (Cat5e Ethernet) are of poor quality --too short and not weather ...
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what is the difference between eth1 and eno1?

What is the difference between the network interface name ethX (e.g. eth1) and enoX (e.g. eno1), given by ifconfig or lshw ?
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Detect Raspberry Pi on eth0 and connect to it

Actually it is simple: I have connected a Raspberry Pi with Raspbian OS to the ethernet port of my notebook running Kali Linux (based on Debian). Now I want to ssh into the Pi, but I do not know the ...
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Ubuntu cannot ping rasberry pi

I have a raspberry pi 2 and a laptop that boots windows10/Ubuntu, the two are directly connected by an ethernet cable. When I try to ping the raspberry pi from windows it works, however when I ping it ...
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No file sharing connection between Bunsenlabs(linux) and Windows 10

I wanted to have an old laptop work as a NAS, I installed bunsenlabs and Samba for the file sharing. I connected the 2 computers through ethernet and an (working) ethernet switch. I attached a modem ...
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How do I find out how many ethernet ports my PC's motherboard supports?

I have a Desktop PC (Core i5 processor, GA-B85M-D3H Gigabyte motherboard). I want to expand the system to support 4 ethernet ports. (1 incoming, 3 outgoing ports connected to 3 different ISPs for load ...
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Windows 10 half speed Internet

My wife has an HP all-in-one 21-2024 that came with Windows 8.1. I upgraded the OS to Windows 10 a few weeks after the release date. My wife has been complaining about how slow her Internet ...
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University's wired connection doesn't work [closed]

My university has a very poor Wi-Fi coverage, hence my need to connect my laptop to an Ethernet port instead. The problem is that wired conenction can only be used by computers of the university. So I ...