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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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 ...
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FreeBSD default router

I have two network interfaces in a FreeBSD box, both configured with DHCP; each is assigned an IP and gateway. FreeBSD is using the wrong interface for outbound traffic. How can I override the default ...
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How to align wires in an RJ-45, from photo

From my ISP, I have the installation of network in the below photo. However I would like to cut the cable and drag it back through the wall it is coming from, and put an RJ-45 plug on it. However ...
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Question about subnetting with switch

I have a setup which includes desktop pc, server pc(would also act as router), raspberry pi and ethernet switch (and possibly other devices if I get new switch). I would like to know if this ...
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Should I use shielded ethernet cable? [duplicate]

I have a 4g/LTE-modem (D-Link DWR-921) which I use for internet access. Works fine with shared folders and two machines connected. In the first room where the router is located I have one machine and ...
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Why is the notification area showing no internet access when there is no connection with any network either Wired/Wireless [closed]

Usually when I power on the laptop near the notification tray for the Internet access it will generally show a small red colour cross.This turns Ethernet if I plug an Ethernet cable or turns into WiFi ...
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Setup Help with multiple routers

I'm trying to expand the wireless network in my church and am having some issues. I'm not a networking expert so I'd appreciate some input. Here's our setup: AT&T/Motorola Gateway (NVG589) ...
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Why does plugging my ethernet cable into my PC crash the rest of my internet?

I am trying to connect my PC to my router using an ethernet cable that I have made my self. I have made lots of cables before, and this one also works with other devices, but for some reason when I ...
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How to reach my router's configuration page?

I've set up a router in my room (It's a TP-LINK W8980). I'm inside a college room, so I connected the WAN to the ethernet ports of my room, and the router is creating a wifi network. It's using PPPoE ...
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Same router, same cat5e cable but different speeds between two computers

I can plug my laptop (an MSI GE60) directly in to the router using a cat5e ethernet cable, pulls 150-170 Mbps no problem. But if I unplug that same ethernet cable from the laptop and plug it into a ...
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(TalkTalk) Huawei HG635 as Modem for Other Router

I understand that some routers allow an internet connection provided through an RJ45 ethernet connection. I have a nice ASUS DSL-N55U that I wish to use as my router in place of my new ISP provided ...
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How to connect/disconnect an Ethernet network with command line

I am using a balanced IP at work but some servers don't like that, they are considering it a security breach, so i often need to switch from my Ethernet connection (balanced with 2 IPs), to a Wireless ...
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Is the ethernet port connected through USB on the Raspberry Pi 2?

The new Raspberry Pi 2 Model B can be ordered and it has vastly superior performance (~6x CPU and 2x RAM (B+)) compared to the first version. I always found that it is a problem that the ethernet port ...
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Will extending a Wi-Fi network make it slower?

In this article about extending wireless networks from Apple's knowledge base, they advise against adding more access points to a wireless network than strictly needed: Before you add additional ...
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How do I connect to the internet during a Linux Mint CD install?

I am trying to install Linux Mint on my computer, MacBook Pro through via a dual boot setup. I’m at the point where I need to install the Linux Mint OS. However, I need to be connected to the Internet ...
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Network crashes and doesn't restart Debian

I'm running Debian Jessie and every few days my network will stop working under heavy load, not allowing any connections in or out. I don't know why it stops working and why it won't come back online. ...
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What did an Ethernet “transparent bridge” used to look like? [closed]

I hope this is the right forum to ask this question. It's not really a technical problem, but it is technical question I think a power user/enthusiast would ask. My Cisco book describes devices ...
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Wireless disconnects on cable plug

I work on Dell Precision M4800 and I would like to know If It's possible to be connected to the wired network(company) and wireless(unlocked) at the same time. For now when I am connected to wireless ...
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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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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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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'm using Windows 7 and 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 and subnet I am using for testing (does ...
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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 ...