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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Using multiple ethernet switches to connect shorter ethernet cable runs with a mix of cat5e and cat6

Ive got multiple shorter runs of ethernet cables a mixture of cat5e and cat6. I need to get a cable from the router to another area, there is no direct concealed cable but there are multiple shorter ...
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Eth0 missing on Linux 3.18.8 with onboard Realtek card

Ethernet is completely gone on a Laptop with Linux Mint Cinnamon 64 and Kernel 3.18.8. I have installed the realtek driver from their website, but that is not solving the issue. ifconfig -a only ...
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Split one Ethernet line in 2 ? Also my provider is saying some IP conflicting

I have an Ethernet line coming from my net provider.I have connected it into a TP-LINK Wi-Fi router and one line going from router LAN port to PC. Now I want to split my main line coming from net ...
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sharing raspberry pi internet connection with others

I have setup wifi network on rpi. and internet connection is provided through Ethernet.now I want to share RPI internet connection and make it work as hotspot.how can this be achieved?please help
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How to make a direct network connection between a Win 7 and Win 8 PCs?

Have two PCs. One has Win 7, the newer is equipped with Win 8.1. The Win 7 unit has data that I need to transfer to the Win 8 unit. To accomplish this both units must be operating and I need to load ...
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Automatically turn airplane-mode on/off in Windows 8.1 when the Ethernet cable is plugged in/unplugged

Is there a way to automatically turn airplane-mode on/off in Windows 8.1 when the Ethernet cable is plugged in/unplugged? According to this SU question Windows should be able to work fine with both ...
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RJ45 locking clip breaks when I crimp, how do I crimp without breaking?

I purchased a crimping tool from Ace Hardware, and every time I crimp with it, it presses down on the locking tab so that when I pull the plug out of the crimping tool it doesn't work as a lock ...
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Determine correct RJ-45 network plug for your cable

I want to crimp my own ethernet cables because its cheaper for me and I have a lot of long cables sitting around. I'm currently looking into the crimper and everything I need and I wanted to know for ...
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Optical fiber symmetric 200mb. Less speed in download than upload OSX 10.10.2

I Have Optical fiber symmetric 200mb. The problem is I have a less speed in download than upload: Download: 50mb 100mb Upload: Wifi 100mb Ethernet 197mb. The conection is ok. I tried with ...
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8 port router or 3 port router with 5 port switch

I just recently got my condo wired with 6 Ethernet ports. I was wondering is there any performance difference if I were to get either just an 8 port router and just connect everything to it vs if I ...
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What ethernet driver do I need?

I was originally using wifi, and I installed Hamachi to allow for a more direct hosting option for my game servers, but now I no longer needed it, and uninstalled it. However now, I have no Ethernet ...
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Does macbook pro with ubuntu on it supports ethernet or not?

I saw this an it was not clear: Ethernet: It works with a USB ethernet adapter. A thunderbolt-to-ethernet adapter works only if it is plugged in before boot. But it stops working after ...
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No outgoing traffic through passthrough network adapter (NIC ) on KVM guest

I have KVM host operated under CentOS 7 and guest with Windows 7 on it. Host NIC is passed to the guest as PCI device passthrough (not bridge, not NAT). Guest detects the NIC (drivers, cable plug, ...
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Range extension for new blu ray

My man cave in in my shop ( metal building) 200' from the house. I have a RG6 line from the splitter to the TV and a CAT5 line from the router ( Belkin N600) to my computer. WiFi does not seem to ...
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short often network pauses when 2 routers connected

my network looked like that: ISP cable --- ISP modem --- my router --- cable connection to computer 1 \-- wifi connection to computer 2 everything worked ...
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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 ...