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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Can't use wireless and Ethernet use at the same time in Windows XP

I have a computer connected to two different routers. One is connected through LAN cable and the other is through wireless. LAN cable IPs are 192.168.0.x while wireless IPs are 192.168.1.x. The ...
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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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mDNS/ZeroConf/Avahi and Multiple IP Addresses for the Same Host

I'm setting up a media server at home with an old PowerMac that I found rotting in some cellar (great computer by the way, I don't understand why they wanted to throw it away) and I installed Debian ...
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Same IP for WLAN and ethernet on Linux

I have a laptop runnung Lubuntu 13.04. I use "ssh -X" to log into my server and start programs there that I view on my laptop. When I pull the ethernet cable, the laptop switches to WLAN but my "ssh ...
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How to add a password to join LAN network

I have a router set up with wireless passwords, but anybody who plugs an ethernet cable into a wallsocket will have access to the network regardless of passwords. Is there a program or method of ...
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Slow internet, but not ISP, not router, not ethernet card, would like to troubleshoot

Here is what I have: Dell Vostro 1500 laptop, Vista, Broadcom 440x 10/100 Toshiba Laptop, Vista Just bought a gigabit expresscard ethernet laptop adapter D-link DSL-6740U v.H1 ADSL modem/router 3 ft. ...
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eth0 not appearing. Tried everything that seemed to work for other people

Firstly, let me say I am completely new to Linux so if you're going to tell me to check something or do something, please give me a vague idea how. Installed Ubuntu Server (newest download I could) ...
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Why is my LAN Client Log showing multiple Ethernet connection when I have no computer connected via Ethernet.

I logged into my SMC router and when I looked at the box where it shows which computers are connected to my router it shows the correct number of wireless connections but it also shows three Ethernet ...
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Share WiFi connection via the Ethernet port on Windows 8

How can I share the Internet signal a Windows 8 PC receives via the WiFi adapter thru the Ethernet port to another device that does not have a WiFi adapter? In other words, the Windows 8 PC connects ...
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Using my 3G connection as a secondary internet gateway

I am on a LAN at work, connected with an ethernet cable. Now, when I plug in my 3G Network Adapter (dongle), the Ethernet connection still has preference over the 3G connection. Now I want connect ...
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Sharing an ethernet connection

My dorm room provides an ethernet connection. Since I wanted to share it and create a wireless connection, I connected the ethernet connection to the router to create a wireless connection. The ...
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Running both internet- and TV-signals on coaxial?

I have a 1) Zyxel P-2812HNU-Fx for a) home network+internet and b) landline and a 2) satellite/FTA reciever for TV. There's already a decent coaxial network going from the utility room and to all ...
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Using Macbook pro ethernet as a DHCP server

I'm developing an arduino project with an Ethernet shield. In order to simulate that the arduino is connected to a router i simply want to make the Macbook act as a DHCP server and give the IP to the ...
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RJ11 for ethernet connection

My laptop's RJ45 Ethernet socket has failed. Is it possible to use the RJ11 socket to connect to the network via some kind of adapter? Would Windows be able to use the RJ11 to connect to the internet? ...
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Gigabit Ethernet switch under Megabit router

Suppose I am very poor, which I am, I can only afford a 10/100 router and a gigabit switch. If I am to connect everything under my router which runs at 10/100M, everything will of course runs at ...
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querying device connected through ethernet

I have a device (high-speed camera) which communicates through an ethernet port. When I connect it to my computer (Scientific Linux 6.4 x64) I see indicator lights blink on both the computer's port ...
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Linux PC to PC Ethernet configuration

I have two ARM target boards How do I configure 2 such boards running Linux (Busybox) to communicate over Ethernet (pc to pc communication) with each other ? Can this be done using PC-to-Hub CAT-5 ...
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Can a splitter be used to stream video from a one port modem ie roku [closed]

I have a time warner cable modem with one port, can I use an ethernet port splitter for the roku?
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Cannot connect to ethernet internet

I cannot connect to the internet via ethernet cable, but I can connect via wifi. Also, my computer does not switch to ethernet. I can still see the wifi. How do I find the source of the problem and ...
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Wifi not working after using ethernet cable and virtualized linux

Okay, so I installed l-ubuntu on virtual box (which is installed on windows 7-64 bit) and then on vmware player successfully to learn some bash programming. Then, I connected my computer to the ...
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convert phone signal to ethernet?

my Cable company is providing a land line phone capability, but my home is not wired for telephone. it is wired with Cat 5 wiring for internet however. is there a convertor that will convert the ...
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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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Powerline networking and power surges

I have a powerline network solution set up. Since powerline networking cant use surge protectors because of the signal degradation, I have to plug it directly into the wall. If there is a surge in the ...
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having issues with OpenSuse Route

Hi I know CentOS has a file called rc.local which is activated when the server comes up but what I need is away for OpenSuse to do the same thing. I need to run the following route add -net ...
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Broadcast screen on LAN (wifi) to many clients

I would like to know if the following is possible, and how to go about it if it is: I want to lecture using my laptop in front of 100 students, each with their own laptop. I want my screen, or part ...
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Residential router with configurable ethernet interfaces (disable autonegotiation) - do they exist?

Currently, I'm in a situation where an end device talks at a certain transmission rate over ethernet. Auto-negotiation between the device and router are supposed to be able to address the issue, but ...
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How to troubleshoot network problems after fresh install of Linux?

Almost every time I install Ubuntu on any laptop there are some problems with connecting to the Internet. After the last installation neither Ethernet nor Wi-Fi is working. What would be the steps to ...
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Direct connect device to ethernet port on pc, and give it internet access through my wireless

Ok, bear with me this is going to be a long explanation. I have my PC(Ethernet) and a PS2(Ethernet) connected a router(B). My PC is also connected to my homes wireless(A) connection for the internet. ...
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Determine my network card? [duplicate]

I've got a fresh install of Windows, but I just noticed that my ethernet card will not work. Checking the device manager, it appears as "Ethernet Controller" and is missing a driver. Is there any way ...
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Ethernet cables dying quickly

We have to regular replace ethernet cables. A few have said its because we are close to the ocean. We about about 2 miles form the ocean. Is this true and if so can we do anything about it.
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Network Intermittent

This morning my network started being very intermittent. The connection only drops for a couple of seconds so you don't really notice it when browsing, but when streaming music from my network drive, ...
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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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how to connect only ethernet and only wireless hosts together

Here is my problem. I have an android tablet that have only WiFi for network connectivity and I have a windows server that have only Ethernet ports for network connection. Now I want to telnet to my ...
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Raspberry Pi slows down internet access for the whole network

Whenever my Raspberry Pi is connected to the network (via ethernet) the entire network is slowed to a crawl. On my main computer, ping times for google.com go from ~10ms to ~200ms and it takes forever ...
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Connect to wireless network via another computer's ethernet port

I have a computer running Debian 7.0 that is connected to a wireless network I have a second computer that only has Ethernet, and there is nowhere to plug it into a router directly. Is there any way ...
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Different networks with different NICs (more details inside)

I have two computers: a desktop (Windows 7 Professional) with an ethernet jack in the motherboard and room for another (PCI or USB) and a laptop (Win7 Home Premium) with an ethernet jack. Internet ...
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Downloads slow despite nominally high speed

I am living somewhere with 100 megabit internet. I have a laptop running vista and a (new) desktop running windows 7. For some reason, I have a lot of trouble downloading things on my desktop. ...
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Why are not all MAC addresses randomly assigned?

At 48 bits, this would seem reasonably safe: you would need 751 devices on a network to have a 1/1 billion probability of a collision, and 751 devices with entirely layer 2 connections are rare -- ...
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How to disable internet access through ethernet connected to router

i have two machines 1.Windows 7(Synergy Server) connected to router via ethernet 2.Ubuntu 13.04(Synergy Client) connected to router via Wifi i want to disable internet access in windows 7 but i ...
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Ethernet switch selection [closed]

I want to build a small cluster out of beaglebone black computers, this toys support only 100Mbps ethernet and the question is what kind of switch would be the best to connect them all? I thought of ...
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cant connect to lacie cloudbox when connecting directly to PC

I have bought a Lacie-Cloudbox NAS (http://www.lacie.com/products/product.htm?id=10597) for backup my PC.I can connect it to my router and access it without problems. For the initial backup of my data ...
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Can I use a router to wirelessly connect to the internet and then share it via Ethernet?

So I have 2 routers. Router A and Router B. Router A is connected to the internet. Router B is connected to the desktop via Ethernet. From the perspective of Router B, can I wirelessly connect to ...
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Old Cat5 Network Cable With Gigabit Equipment [duplicate]

We moved into a different building a couple of years ago. Instead of rewiring everything I elected to use the existing wiring. I tested it all and only replaced the defective wires. Currently, here ...
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Can't connect to device behind switch

probably it's a very simple question, but I'm not a network expert. At home I have a modem router with WIFI + LAN (D-LINK DSL-2680), in another room I plugged a switch (Netgear GS208) and then ...
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If my router has a MAC filter, does that mean that a laptop with its wireless address registered cannot connect via Ethernet?

Here is the situation: I have a router that has been hijacked/hacked recently and we're attempting to up the security. Whilst I know MAC address filtering can easily bypassed, I'd like to clarify one ...
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Cannot connect to internet in Backtrack 5 R3

I am running a full installation of Backtrack 5 R3 on my computer (no VM) and have a working ethernet connection to the local network. I am able to access the intranet sites, but cannot access the ...
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Specific ethernet cable not working with router only, but works with NIC

I have a DLink DIR-605L, which is a 10/100 Mbps (non-ADSL) router. I am connected to it on a Desktop with a Realtek Network Adapter onboard MSI P45 Platinum. I also have an Asus X54H-SX137D. Both ...
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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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Regarding Home Network and Structured Panel

I have a question that maybe pretty simple for those who are little more adept at this. Recently, I've been wanting to get the Ethernet ports around my house (which was built last year) live. I have a ...
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LAN connection not working for 100mbps half/full and auto for one particular LAN point

I use unlimited broadband internet connection through LAN provided by our internet provider, without any domestic router. Recently, I am not able to connect my ACER laptop to the net as a message ...