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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Do I need special Type of crossover cable to connect two Gigabyte Ethernet controller? [duplicate]

I have two S1200V3RPS motherboards, each having two Gigabyte Ethernet controller. One connector in each motherboard is used to connect directly to internet. Now, I want to use second controller in ...
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Gparted can not load filesystem when PXE booting

It looks like gparted does not support my Ethernet card... is there any way to make it so it does? I have tried this on my netbook and through virtual box on another machine, and it keeps giving me ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 - Wired connection Unplugged, Unmanaged, now eth0:avahi

I'm trying to use an ethernet connection on my dell xps 13 (L322x), but somehow the eth0 doesn't want to connect. First it said it was Unplugged, I fixed adding to /etc/network/interfaces auto lo ...
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Old computer, new install : ethernet and wifi not working

I got an old (5-6y at most I guess) computer from my company. They erased everything and just installed LMDE on it. Problem is, I can't seem to get any internet connection on it. I searched a few ...
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How can I connect a computer to a network through a windows 7 computer?

I have a linux/ubuntu server that is rather loud is inconvenient to place near enough to my home network router to connect it via ethernet. It sadly has no wireless features. I also have a windows 7 ...
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What is the logic behind the pin diagram of Ethernet cables?

Is there a reason why the pin diagram of a RJ-45 looks like this? I understand that the orange pair is used for Tx and the green pair for Rx. Why is it that the orange pair and kept together while ...
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Why can't a single Ethernet cable carry 2 independent connection? [duplicate]

A Ethernet cable has 4 pairs of data lines. In normal conditions only two pairs are used, one as a Tx pair and another as Rx pair. So two pairs are left unused. Is it possible to make use of these 2 ...
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Which type of ethernet cable to connect ethernet socket to a switch

I have an ethernet socket than I need to connect it to a switch. The contractor seems to forget to crimp the head that is suppose to be connected to a switch for me. Which type of arrangement do I ...
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TP-Link TG-3468 on IBM x3650 M2?

I got a networks card from TP-Link. It is the TG-3468. I want to place it into my IBM server x3850 M2. It has PCIe x8 slots. The slot is a little bit longer than the length of the card, but it fits. ...
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Right way to “pause” the network interface controller on Windows 7?

I have machine with Windows 7 and with ethernet NIC (network card). I want to interrupt data flow (like when I pull out the network cable). But I do not want Windows to stop network stack (network ...
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Ethernet ports not giving me network access on dreytek vigor 2860n

I have inherited a DreyTek Vigor 2860n router and it is setup with WIFI and giving me internet access perfectly. Now, I need to connect an ethernet only (i.e. a wired device, not wireless) to it but ...
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CAT6 RJ45 - Unidentified Network

I have tried 3 times now to attach new RJ45 connectors on each end of the CAT6 cable we have just run around my house and through the crawl space, (so really hoping it's not the wire because it is ...
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Moschip UA0025c USB - ethernet adapter don't work after upgraded to el capitan

I have upgraded my Macbook Air CTO 8Gb ram (mid 2015) to El Capitan. After that the USB ethernet adapter don't working... first always said cable unplugged, after i removed the interface i can't add ...
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Two 802.11n access points in same LAN bridged through Gigabit Ethernet

I have a wired home Gigabit Ethernet LAN with several PC's and other devices operating correctly over it and one WiFi N access point/switch/gateway. I have installed another 802.11n access point (the ...
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Link does not establish on one interface

I'm using an old computer as home server/firewall using a linux based distribution (Mandriva). Initially, it had two NICs, eth0 being the motherboard adapter while eth1 is a 10/100 PCI network card. ...
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How to configure a NAS -> Ethernet -> Windows PC -> Wifi LAN setup such that all devices can see each other

My desired setup is: NAS has direct ethernet connection to PC PC connects to home network and internet wirelessly (i.e. wifi to router) I want to be able to transfer files to/from the NAS as fast as ...
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Using two different networks at the same time

I am wanting to setup an old PC that uses Windows 7 as a private FTP server, however, I've run into issues after connecting the PC to a second network. The server PC is currently connected to my own ...
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Using ethernet cable (Cat 6) with phone jack?

So I just moved into a new apartment which only allows one internet service (AT&T) and the wireless is so spotty it's basically useless. The living room in my apartment has these two jacks ...
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Are there DNS performance differences, between macs vs fedora on home networks FIOS?

I recently switched my home network provider to verizon's fios, which proves to be very fast for external internet access. Oddly, however: On one of my laptops which is connected to an ethernet ...
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Is it possible to use a Netgear EX6200 W-Fi extender for Ethernet connections?

I have a main router and then in the other section of the house a router used as an extender (Let’s name this network “[Wifinetwork]”). I want to receive the Wi-Fi signal from the extender with my ...
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Replugging of one wired ethernet connection for three systems only working after a long wait

I'm living in a dorm house of more than 200 students and each room has one ethernet wall plug. On my laptop I'm running Ubuntu and I also have a dual boot PC running Win 8 and Manjaro Linux. I only ...
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How does OS X decide between Ethernet and Wifi for Internet access

When both are connected does it always use Ethernet or does it monitor both and use the most reliable or fastest one?
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Excessive number of Ethernet Connections with constant Internet Dropouts

I have no idea how to even begin to solve this problem, so would appreciate some advice. My internet has been dropping out for just my Windows 10 Laptop, no other devices on the network. I ...
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After shutting down & turning on, laptop doesn't recognize Ethernet cable on Linux Mint 17.2 Cinnamon-64bit

So after shutting down my laptop and turning it on the day after, Linux Mint 17.2 doesn’t recognize my Ethernet cable connection. I have read a possible answer here. So my questions are simple: Is ...
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Internet amazing via Ethernet, unusable via WI-FI?

so I got this new internet a few days ago, it's a 4G LTE Dongle which I connected to a TP-LINK TLL-MR3420 router to share it with the house (the ISP recommended it), I'm connecting my desktop to it ...
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Computer won't connect to network with auto-negotiate enabled

we just replaced our Netgear switch due to failure. The original and replacement were the exact same model: GS752TXS-100NAS with 48 gigabit ports. However, after the replacement was installed, one ...
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Will a Samsung Network Extender work after disconnecting the Ethernet cable?

Is it true that once configured the Samsung Network Extender from Verizon will work after disconnecting the Ethernet cable?
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Ethernet device not available in Windows “Network Connections”

I posted this in the Raspberry Pi section earlier, and someone said it was off topic. Hope this is better :) I'm trying to connect my pi to the internet by bridging the connection through my PC. When ...
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Is there a way to set a “keep alive” interface in Debian 8.0?

I'm working ins some personal proyects, and i need to set an Unplugged Ethernet NIC as Keep Alive(i mean simulating as conected) is there a way to archieve this on Debian 8.0? I've researched for my ...
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Two simultaneous connections under OS X

Is it possible to have a wired and a wifi connection established at the same time (under OS X) and define which services should use each connection? For example: Connect to my Raspberry Pi via ...
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Why is surfing/downloading so slow when uploading/syncing to Google Drive over ethernet?

First please note that I am using ethernet, not wifi. Checking with my ISP, I have 5Mbps download and 512Kb upload. So why is it that while uploading to Google Drive (I happen to use the Mac OSX ...
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Moving the ADSL modem: Best way of extending the cabling

I have had my phone company bring a direct cable from their FTTN switches in the basement to my living room. The cable they have used is a typical Cat5e. The company's modem has a RJ11 connector ...
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What is the use of the synchronization preamble in Ethernets? [duplicate]

In the context of Ethernets, what is the purpose of the synchronization preamble field from the beginning of an IEEE 802.3 frame? I'd take a guess that it was meant to distinguish packets from noise ...
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Use two routers without daisy chaining (use like WLAN card)

My WLAN card recently started losing quality but I just got a new router (and kept the old one). The problem is that the router is down one floor and we don’t have Ethernet going through the house. ...
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Trying to connect both a router and a laptop via PoE

I have a PoE, which I’ve been connecting to my router for years. If I needed a wired connection for some reason, I would also run an Ethernet cable between my laptop and my router. My signal began ...
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Landline phones over ethernet

Is there anyway to be able to access the landline phone signal over Ethernet of a LAN as due to shoddy cabling in our house has only left us with 1 connector that still works when you plug your phone ...
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How is uniqueness of MAC addresses enforced?

Again and again I read that devices are uniquely identified by their MAC addresses. But how are MAC addresses determined? (And do they tell us anything about the device which they represent?)
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inspiron shuts off repeatedly when ethernet is plugged in

I have a Dell Inspiron 5348 that shuts off (as if the power is cut) when the ethernet cable is plugged in. At first it will run for 3-4 hrs, then shuts off at shorter intervals until it won't stay on ...
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how do I set up a wired 1 to 1 network connection between two computers?

I have two computers connected by an ethernet cable. One is a Windows 8.1 devbox, and the other is a CentOS 7 development server with only a terminal interface (No GUI). The development server will ...
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Find MAC address of a device on the other end of an Ethernet cable

Before anyone points it out, this is a different question to Check MAC address of a device on the other end of an Ethernet cable. I'm interested in an automated way (rather than Wireshark, etc) of ...
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Sharing WiFi Internet connection via Ethernet from Win 7 to Ubuntu

I'm currently setting up my first ever Ubuntu machine, and ran into some trouble sharing the Internet from my Win 7 computer. The Windows 7 computer is connected to the Internet via WiFi, and is ...
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Fiber Optic Home network? [closed]

My ISP is offering fiber optic connections in my country, so I decided to get one. it has 100 Mbps down and 50 Mbps up. also I have several computers and a file server in my home. So I want to cover ...
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Does a router affect internet speed through Ethernet?

My parents are moving out to the country, so obviously i go with them. We have an internet service that supplies 1.5 Mbs down and 600 Kbs Up, or something around there. We just got it set up today and ...
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Modem ethernet disconnects upon connecting to Internet

I am able to access my modem via ethernet when it's not connected to the internet. When I plug the cable connection and and the modem connects to the internet, the ethernet connection disables and on ...
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Ethernet disabled when Modem connects to internet

I am able to access my modem via ethernet when it's not connected to the internet. When I plug the cable connection and and the modem connects to the internet, the ethernet connection disables and on ...
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How to disable checksums on ethernet card in Windows 10?

How to disable checksums on ethernet card in Windows 10, preferably generaly (not hardware/driver specific)? I'm looking for Windows counterpart to ethtool -K eth1 tx off
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How to make Windows 10 Ethernet connection with no gateway a private connection?

I'm new to Windows 10 and have troubles finding a way to set one of my Ethernet connections (I only have one active currently) a private connection. This is simply a connection that connects to one of ...
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Homemade Ethernet Cable Not Working Properly [closed]

I run an Ethernet cable through my walls and crimped at both ends as a twisted cable: Orange stripe Orange Green stripe Blue Blue stripe Green Brown stripe Brown As I need to connect my router to ...
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Replacement for Ubiquiti AirWire power supply

I have an "Ubiquiti AirWire Plug 'n Play Wireless Ethernet Cord" That has been working perfectly for years. The other night, there was a lightning strike that blew up everything connected to a ...
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Is it possible to configure my wireless router such that it does not affect the network topology of my university?

I live in the graduate/Faculty housing at my university. The university supplies an Ethernet drop as well as a in unit wireless router. When I tried to configure my wireless router for my apartment ...