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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Connectivity slowly decreases over minutes

My PC is experiencing network issues over a wired connection (albeit via a Powerline). Yesterday, web pages took ages to load, most timed out. I would occasional 'spikes' of connection which would ...
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LAN transfer speeds cat6 vs wireless

The current setup is one file server (windows) serving 3 other windows 7 computers (identical spec) via cifs/windows file sharing. The server is connected via ethernet cable to router(netgear ...
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Is there an advantage to using a Surfboard SB5101u's USB?

I have a Motorola Surfboard SB5101U. It has a USB output and a Ethernet output. I currently run the Ethernet into a Netgear router that my primary computer is wired to (all other devices run on the ...
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How to configure ethernet ip on a windows virtual machine

I'm using a Mac, and a Parallels Virtual Machine to run Windows. When I turn wi-fi off, i stick to ethernet on a particular IP address, however my virtual machine can't see it. It can send messages ...
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Keep IP and MAC address when cable is unpluged

I have an application that look for ethernet interface and only works when at least one ethernet interface with an static IP and MAC address exists. this should show in ipconfig. I have an on-board ...
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wireless connection get listed as eth1 + UNIX + MacoX

I'm not sure what is the best word to put forward for this since I'm connected to my wireless router and by that definition I was assuming the ifconfig to list my ip in wlan0 section but it display ...
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Copy Ethernet Stream to A Virtual Ethernet Adapter

For a project I am working on I need to connect to a webcam stream. The webcam is connected to the computer via Ethernet. The problem is that the client has provided a separate proprietary software ...
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How can I connect to a router through a switched ethernet network?

I have a computer and a router connected at different positions to a switched ethernet network. I want to connect them as if I had plugged my computer directly into the router. As I understand it, ...
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10base2 (a.k.a. thinnet) over TV coax (wrong impedance) - will it work?

I have a run of TV/DVB-S coax in my house and I think about abusing it for ethernet. I am aware of the "good"/modern solution (ethernet over coax, fancy modulation an all, something like ...
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Ethernet link going up/down repeatedly

I have a TP-Link TL-WR841ND router with OpenWRT connected to an ADSL modem. The problem is that it often happens that the ethernet link starts going up and down repeatedly and the Internet connection ...
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Connect to internet with wifi, while wired to a different LAN through ethernet

So I have a small router I'm connected to through an ethernet cable, and I'm having multiple devices connecting to that router through wifi, so they can view my computer screen. Screen sharing on ...
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Ethernet port/device not picked up at all in Windows 7

on my Windows 7 machine my ethernet port is not recognised at all. Even in device manager (shown below) it is nowhere and same as in network connections. I've tried installing the motherboard ...
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Choosing from multiple network connections

I have two different ISPs in my home and also two different routers. I'm using one for Wireless, and one for ethernet. On my PC here, it has both wireless and ethernet connections setup at the same ...
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How to connect Data Acquisition System to a Laptop and laptop to a server with Ethernet cable?

Our research group is involved in a continuous monitoring of a structure and we have a data acquisition system (DAQ) and a laptop deployed on site. DAQ is connected to the laptop with an ethernet ...
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network connection suddenly disconnected and disabled during large file transfer over the network

I am currently using windows 8.1 64 bit on my laptop. I have a working network setup and I can start to transfer some large (20+GB) files. However after a few minutes the network connection ...
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Disable wireless when ethernet connection is detected on an HP EliteBook

My company has recently started giving out HP Elitebooks to employees, replacing the Lenovo ThinkPads we used to use. I'm trying to find a way to disable the wireless when it detects that an ...
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Ethernet (en0) loses IP address when WiFi (en1) starts/stops on OSX

We're using the Ethernet connection as a point-to-point connection to a lighting console and then the WiFi to connect to the main network. The issue is whenever we turn the WiFi on/off the Ethernet ...
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gigabyte speed in an ethernet connection

My operating system is Ubuntu 12.04. My cable modem is a motorola surfboard extreme. My comcast cable is 58 mbps. I'm using a belkin router. And my NIC is a NVIDIA Corporation MCP51 Ethernet ...
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Is there any device that receives WiFi signal and translate to an ethernet?

I was looking for a device that receives my house WiFI and gives me an ethernet, if possible a very high speed WiFi, I would like to put cables everywhere but I can't actually, so this would be my ...
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In Windows 7, what is meant by a “managed” network connection? An “unmanaged” one?

As referred to by opening the "Network and Sharing Center" and by clicking through as shown in the illustration below:
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How to bind a PC's ethernet port to a particular router?

I wish to limit my office PCs to within the local LAN I set up. So, I've set the router to restrict internet access from these PCs. Basically, the idea is to prevent users from uploading confidential ...
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Dual wifi router setup

Can I use a gigabit ethernet switch plugged into my cable modem and then plug two different wifi routers into the switch. I want to use my new high speed router to always go through my VPN and my old ...
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Properly sharing windows 8 ethernet over wifi

I'm trying to share my ethernet network over a wifi card on my windows 8 pc. I have been able to do it following some guides online but when connected to the wifi hotspot, it doesn't have an ip ...
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Unable to access static IP of wired device connected to wireless network

I have a proprietary device with a static IP. I have connected this device to my wireless router through an ethernet cable. When I connect my laptop to the router via ethernet, I am able to access ...
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Download and upload from different router using eth0 and wlan0 connection

I have 2 modems, one with 5 mbps upload and another one with 8 mbps download. Is it possible to connect one from wlan0 and another from eth0 interface and use one of interfaces for download and ...
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How can I configure 2 UNIX hosts to share a single wireless router connection?

How can I share my MacBook Pro's wireless 802.11ac connection with a fairly old dual-G5 server? So, I'm thinking that rather than run a CAT6 cable down the middle of my kitchen, I simply connect my ...
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Can MoCA be used behind a wired router?

We have Comcast cable internet, and we want to connect two devices: one WiFi router, and one PC via a wired connection. We have these all set up in the same room and it basically works: wall ...
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ethernet interfaces are sometimes renamed to 'renameX' on startup

I've installed a recent daily build of Ubuntu Trusty on several HP dl380e 2U servers. These servers have 4 x 1Gb onboard NICs. In addition, I've installed a PCIe 2 port 10Gb NIC in each server. The ...
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In theory, how would you set up a mechanism by which repeaters/hubs could detect loops and shutdown ports to break the loop? [closed]

I am trying to think of a mechanism to use repeaters to detect loops and then shutdown ports in order to break the loops. Is it possible for any solution to work 100%?
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Ethernet for Internet, WiFi for VSwitch

I would like to: Connect to the internet using the laptop ethernet port. Share the Wifi on my laptop to a Hyper-V VSwitch and connect "physical" clients to the Hyper-V domain. (Tablets, laptops, et ...
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Do cabled connections and Wi-Fi “use” the same bandwidth?

My brother likes to play games online on his Xbox. However, because he is far away from the router, he uses our Wi-Fi instead of an Ethernet cable. I, being closer to the router, use an Ethernet cable ...
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Need help for setting up network cameras

I am newbie to here and I do need help from any of you. I work in Japan and I have a shop in Thailand. I would like to set up network camera at my shop in Thailand and I want to look my shop from ...
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Crimping T568A vs. T568B color scheme: Does it matter electrically?

I have bulk Cat 5e Ethernet cable with "TIA/EIA-568B.2" stamped on the jacket. I'm assuming this means I should use the T568B color scheme. If I were to crimp both ends using the T568A color scheme ...
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The difference between metro ethernet vs fiber internet?

I am confusing these two things each other. Okay, fiber is a type of media used to conduct light signals rather than electric signals conducted across copper cables and thus offering high speed ...
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Using ADSL Router With LAN Internet As Input [duplicate]

Can I use ADSL modem with Ethernet LAN? The purpose was to broadcast LAN wire internet over WIFI. By mistake,I bought ADSL router, it accepts telephone jack input only as input internet Is there ...
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What happens if an unmanaged ethernet switch is looped (connected to itself)?

I don't know much at all about networking, and I when I tried to find an answer to this online I found someone who posted a one sentence answer saying "It would cause lots of broadcasts and ...
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Bridging vlans across en0 on OSX 10.9

I'm setting up to run virtual machines to as sample clients with different usage profiles. To do this, the VMs need to run on different vlans to each other, and to the main machine. The switch is ...
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BeagleBone Black Ethernet Failure

The BeagleBone Black ethernet interface will fail after a few hours of operation. As an example, we did a fresh install of both Debian and Ubuntu on two Beagles (Newest updates for the Arm OS), ...
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Airport network design - how to wire multiple airport boxes

I have a medium size installation in a big old house (brick exterior, and wood/plaster interior). There is a Comcast UBEE Docsis 3 modem with a short connection to TimeCapsule (router). From there ...
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How will affect MTU through different hosts?

I had issues with my new ISP, and I found that it has something to do with the MTU. This is the actual setup: Client, Win7 with jumbo frames, 9000 MTU Linux box: on the local side, a network card ...
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DNS server does not respond after reboot in Windows 7

First of all, I think that this might be an issue with the router (TP-Link) because I never had this problem before I moved into a new apartment. But I also recently formatted my PC, so I'm not sure ...
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Does the length of Cat5e cable affect the network speed?

Ok for starters we have Time Warner which happens to be the worst provider ever. We have two PCs(windows 7) and two Laptops(windows 8). We are paying for 100mbps our laptops on wifi average around ...
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My Internet access stopped working after restarting CentOS Linux

I have given static IP on my Vmware CEntoS virtual machine. My internet was working fine. but after restarting machine This is my ifcfg-eth0 file DEVICE="eth0" NM_CONTROLLED="no" #ONBOOT="no" ...
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Can I split the ethernet signal from cable modem

Can I connect the Ethernet cable from my cable modem into A wireless router A direct Ethernet connection to a PC Do I need anything special? What kind of splitter?
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Sudden and persistent powerline networking issues

Seems like quite a few people have strange issues with their powerline setups, but I picked up a pair of Linksys PLE400's about 6 months ago when I couldn't achieve a reliable wireless connection due ...
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Why are USB connectors different from RJ45/Ethernet connectors?

I note that USB cable and Ethernet cable (RJ45/Cat5/...) have the same function : to transmit data as fast as possible over a wire or a port that we can connect and disconnect. In their evolution they ...
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Set MAC address fails - RTNETLINK answers: Cannot assign requested address

I am attempting to change the MAC address of eth0 to 3d:dd:c8:88:c2:0d on a linux mint 15 cinnamon machine. Using "ip link set dev eth0 address" fails as seen below and macchanger produces a similar ...
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Can the Linux kernel shuffle Ethernet frames?

I have an FPGA connected to a Linux x86 via an Arista switch. The FPGA-to-Arista link is 10Gb Ethernet, and the Arista-to-x86 link is 1Gb Ethernet. For some reason, when I sent a "burst" of 10 ...
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Using 2 internet connections - (1 wifi - 1 ethernet) - on the same machine at the same time OSX

Is it possible to use 2 internet connections - 1 WiFi 1 Ethernet at the same time on a mac mini (OSX) ? Ive got 2 lines coming into the premasis and would like to use one for backups and one for ...
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Windows 7 won't detect ethernet cable

A month or two ago, I bought an ethernet cable to replace my existing wireless connection on my computer, as I frequently live stream and wireless connection is too unstable to do that. I should also ...