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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Is it possible to connect an Android device directly to a computing device with an Ethernet adapter?

When an Android device is connected to a network hub via a USB-Ethernet adapter (i.e. Android device - USB-Ethernet adapter - Ethernet cable - Hub), everything works perfectly. The device has ...
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USB-Ethernet Adaptors and Power over Ethernet (PoE)

I have a LeMaker HiKey and I'm having trouble getting the network running in a preferred configuration. The HiKey is an inexpensive ARM64 development board running Linaro. Linaro is a lot like Debian ...
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Which way do the wires go in an ethernet cable?

I have already asked this about USB, which is "Which way do the white and green wires go on a USB cable" or something like that. I got the answer "The signals go both ways". I have the same question ...
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Networking Cable / Switch Near Air-Handling Unit

I've done quite a bit of research (though none seems to come back with actual data) that when running network cables AC air-handling units should be avoided. I had planned on running all my network ...
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Dealing with identical MAC addresses on multiple interfaces in Linux

In it's factory mode a tp-wdr3600 has a fixed mac-address (all of them have the same). recently they've changed to a newer u-boot that seems to continue sending out ethernet frames while the flash is ...
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What is the speed of 2 wire pairs to a gigabit switch?

I'm going to be converting my landline (Cat 5e cable) into a LAN setup. The way I plan on having it setup is using one of the plugs as an input that will provide Ethernet through 2 wire pairs and use ...
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Split off cat5 cable to second outlet

I have a cat5 drop in my guest room that goes down to the standard outlet level that is wired into a keystone jack. I decided to mount a tv on the wall halfway up and also want to put a cat5 cable ...
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Unidentified Network - Ethernet - Windows 10 - Public Internet Connection

So I just moved back into my apartment at school for the new Semester. My PC uses ethernet for internet at home and here. It was working fine at home, but once I got to school it never worked. I get ...
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PCs can't see my mac when setting up ethernet network mac snow leopard to vista and xp

Summary: I have crossed ethernet cable connecting 10.6 machine to vista machine (also hope to do with xp, and within windows machines). The mac side is basically working, but with some weird behavior, ...
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How do I find the SNR of an ethernet connection?

iwconfig reports the signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) of wireless connections, but how do I find the SNR for an ethernet connection? ifconfig does not report it.
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Working around IP Conflicts with ARP meddling or custom TCP/IP stack

Slightly interesting conundrum, I have a network of 15-20 embedded devices that are effectively hard coded with the same static IP address, but they all have different MAC ID's. I need to address ...
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10BASE-T over Analog Speaker Cabling

I have 16 AWG shielded twisted pair cables in my building (West Penn stranded 16AWG twisted pair). Can I run 10BASE-T over these wires?
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Cat5 Data Cabling Phone Works Data Doesn't

I am working in a customers home and they have a home full of cat5 cabling. I have put a router in the main network hub where all the cables from the house come in. I have used a phone to identify a ...
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Delete unused network from Windows 10 Settings Panel

I have a small and harmless issue; I only have one Ethernet connection through which I access my home network and the Internet. One time I rebooted the router and now in the Windows 10 Settings Panel ...
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Bridging from specific ethernet port

I have a STB (set-top-box) for my cable TV, this STB only works if I plug it in the 4th slot in my router. It won't work if I plug it in 1st, 2nd, or 3rd slot. This router came from ISP. My question ...
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Is using Ethernet Cable for transmission of Audio Visual info standard practice?

We are looking at an upgrade to our Audio Visual system (projector, screen, laptop plugins etc) and the company we have doing it, is suggesting we can run a single Ethernet (Cat5/6E) cable and then ...
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What speed is my ethernet port?

My network card appears to have two Ethernet ports. I'm trying to work out the theoretical maximum speed of those Ethernet ports - specifically if they are Gigabit (1000Mbit/s) ports or plain old ...
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Ethernet issues

I recently bought myself a stationary computer with only the ethernet option. The issue here is that sometimes it simply doesn't give me internet access. So here's what I've come up with. The Wifi ...
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Connecting two computers through Ethernet wire and data transfer

I know how to share files and transfer data through Ethernet by assigning IP and getting through by giving the right credentials. Is there a way to do this more simpler or any other way without ...
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Microsoft Network Adapter Multiplexor Protocol

I couldn't find any information about this protocol, other than the fact it can be used for NIC teaming (how or why was not specified). Can anyone tell me more about it? For instance, what does it do ...
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Random Connectionloss, Ethernet Controller of an Asus Z170 Pro Gaming

Around christmas i was building a new PC System so first of all the specs: MB: Asus Z170 Pro Gaming Case: NZXT H440 CPU: Intel 6600K ; Cooling: Thermalright Macho Rev.A Black&White RAM: 2x 8GB ...
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Multiple Devices, One Ethernet Jack, MAC Filtering

So, in my college dorm, theres wifi for the students as well as a single ethernet jack. Problem is, this ethernet jack is MAC filtered, and can only allow one mac address to use it at a time. This can ...
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Can't get Intel i1218-v networkadapter working on windows 10 or windows 8.1 pro

I recently decided to build a new PC. I bought the asus z97-a Mainboard which has an onboard intel i1218-v ethernet controller. I installed windows 10 from dvd and downloaded the latest driver on the ...
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Is the ethernet port of my NAS defective? Can't negotiate gigabit speed

This is my setup: computer (gigabit) <--> router (gigabit) <--> NAS (gigabit) The problem is, the NAS is not syncing at gigabit speed, but: Speed: 100Mb/s Duplex: Full I tried ...
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Windows 10 auto toggle off wifi connection on cable connection

I have a new installed Windows 10 laptop with a strange network behaviour. (Preamble: the manual wifi switch is on. The driver is correct (MS driver). The wifi device "allow to turn-off" is disabled) ...
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Windows 10 can't connect internet via Ethernet cable

Recently bought a Windows PC. It is able to connect Internet via Wifi but not from Cat5e cable. This Ethernet cable was used by my Macbook before and it worked fine. I use a NBN router. When I ...
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Will an Ethernet splitter work?

I have a room with only one Ethernet cable going there, but I would like to connect two devices on it. Is an Ethernet splitter suitable for that? I am talking about something like this: In theory ...
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ethernet protocol not working

I was playing around trying to be able to connect to the wifi pineapple via wifi again, and I screwed up my ethernet by accident. The only adapter I can diagnose that has something wrong is ethernet. ...
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ethernet wall socket - are they all the same? [duplicate]

so the house already has some ethernet wall sockets which I believe were installed when 100Mbps was more common. The cable current in used seemed to indicate that's it's not gigabit capable. I want to ...
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UEFI firmware corrupt? Neither ethernet nor wireless controller detected anymore

The problem My computer is a 64-bit Acer Apsire V5-572G currently running with Arch Linux. I wanted to use some programs that dont run with Wine. So i set up a Windows-To-Go on an external hdd. Upon ...
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POE standard and workaround

I use a POE connection on C1 wireless device. Ethernet uses the standard where pin1 is light orange. Starting from pin 1, I think the pins are used in this order by the system: RX,RX,TX,DC-, DC-, TX, ...
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Network device naming problems and aliases for p2p1 and p3p1 back to eth0 and eth1

I'm having a heck of a time getting the networking stack up and running on a Ubuntu Server 14.04.3 installation. (Its personal for the house and I'm not a SA, so I can't ask on SF because its a ...
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Apartment (condo) Ethernet Wiring advice [closed]

I moved into a new apartment—I’m in Brooklyn, NY—and connected to the internet through Time Warner Cable (coax cable) with a modem connected to a router. Every room has a panel with a coaxial ...
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Bridging two ethernet ports on seperate computers over WiFi

Is it possible to take two Ethernet ports on two different laptops and use WiFi in order to link them together?
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Arch Installation - Pacstrap kills internet connection

I successfully installed Arch on my 7-year-old "side" laptop last weekend with no difficulty, and want to install Arch on my 3-year-old "main" laptop. Before running pacstrap /mnt base base-devel I ...
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How can I determine which wireless access point I'm using with several APs in bridge mode?

I have three WiFi access points (one ca. 2010 Apple Airport Express, one previous-generation Apple Time Capsule, one ASUS RT-N66U) configured in bridge mode and connected by Ethernet to a ...
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Creating a subnetwork with a router

first of all, I have no idea how I should phrase my question in the title. My setting is this: I live in a student home in a block of flats, and we get our internet access from the wall with an ...
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How to share Wi-Fi connection over Ethernet?

The problem is: 1 have win 7 and other win 10 and i need to share win 7 wireless to windows 10 :(. i already tried Bridge and ICS but windows 10 still with disconected cable status on Ethernet.
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Find/change noname IP camera IP address

Is there some way to find the current IP address of an IP camera, with it connected to the PC by the ethernet port? Couldn't find any information about this specific model online, and the camera is so ...
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Direct connection with ethernet using MAC/IP

I have a NAS drive (server) which has a static IP. When I try and connect my laptop directly to the NAS via Ethernet often the network icon in the Ubuntu unity-panel just plays the Wi-Fi 'connecting' ...
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Giving multiple rooms wired internet access

The idea is that I want to give wired internet access (Ethernet) to every room in my house, using the cables already routed in the walls (Cat5 cables). Because the cables are already routed, the only ...
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One or more network protocols are missing on this computer

I am using windows 10. I was working on my system. Then my system went to sleep. After one hour i opened my system on different wifi. During connection, wifi is not workiing. Then I have connected ...
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What methods exist for increasing usable consumer ethernet bandwidth in OSI layers 1-4?

What compression methods are applicable to a typical 1Gbps ethernet link? (non-enterprise bias, hardware or software, layer 1-4) Or: "What solutions exist to improve typical 1GigE ethernet ...
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Ethernet port works randomly on startup, restart always fixes issue

I have a custom PC that I built awhile ago that has a Asus rampage motherboard, don't have the exact model number off the top of my head. I have it wired with ethernet rather than wireless and the ...
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Internet disconnects after inserting a USB device

I have 3 PCs connecter via LAN cable to my ethernet router. But when I plug in a usb device on the PC that I have on my room, the other 2 PCs disconect from the internet.This happens when the PC that ...
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WIFI, Lan & Audio not working after update of windows 10

My issue is that my WiFi and Ethernet adapters and audio device are not working. My laptop is LENOVO Z580, I have windows 10 after upgrading from Windows 8.1. Windows have new update and i updated ...
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VirtualBox Centos Not having network connection

After reading several posts on the above topic, i was forced to post this question because i m still stuck. I am running internet connection on MAC OS X el captain(wifi) and trying to run internet in ...
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Can I wire DSL connection through ethernet?

I have BT Broadband, and my master socket(the one with 2 sections) is in a bad place. In my home, there is internal ethernet wiring(wires that go through the walls and come out through ethernet ...
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Connecting IP Camera to Mac's Ethernet Port

I have a IP camera that I am trying to setup. First time setup has to be done using Ethernet, so I have connected the camera to my MacBook's Ethernet port. However, I do not have physical access to ...
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Ethernet Splitter for PC and Printer

I am looking to connect my printer to an Ethernet cable. I only have one Ethernet port and was thinking on buying a Ethernet splitter to connect my pc and printer at the same time. I have been doing ...