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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Macbook Pro and Edimax Ethernet to USB adaptor

I am using Macbook pro 13 retina (from 2013). It does not have ethernet connector and I need to plug in ethernet cable in my work office. So I have bought EDIMAX Ethernet to USB adaptor. For some time ...
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Disabled network card and turn off Network Discovery so why is Windows still looking for network or connection?

I am confused and this is driving me crazy: I have two network drives attached to a network router that connects to my computer via LAN/Ethernet. Every time the computer reboots, it takes about 5 ...
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I have split my PPPoE connection with an Ethernet switch and now I am getting the same speed in both PC simultaneously. why is that?

Not that I am complaining or anything, its just that I am overwhelmed! I have a PC and a laptop and a Netgear 5 port Fast Ethernet Switch. I connected both of my computers to the switch and started ...
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Windows 8.1 NIC Exists in Two Networks at once

My ethernet adapter is showing in two windows network locations at once. How is this possible and how do I remedy it? The ethernet adapter is configured: IP: 192.168.10.100 subnet: 255.255.0.0 ...
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VMware 10 and Linux guest OS: how to change NIC driver from vmxnet3 to vmxnet

Guest OS: Ubuntu 14.04 Host OS: Windows 7 VMware Workstation 10 Problem: vmware tools automatically install vmxnet3 driver, without an option to select nic driver. In .vmx, ethernet0.virtualDev = ...
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Why does just splitting an Ethernet cable not work?

I thought the Ethernet is logically a one-line communication bus (for argument's sake, I am excluding hubs). All machines attached on the bus hears the same signals and the machines themselves try to ...
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Why does no small Rj45 port exist? [closed]

While I bought my last Tablet I noticed that no Tablet (and most smaller notebooks /convertibles) has a Rj45 port. Which I finde quite dissatisfying since I like to use RJ45 in numerous places. I ...
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Centralized computer with control possibilities from several locations within same network

In my new home I would like to make a different set up for my computer. I want to place my computer in a certain location in my house, like a closet or something. And then be able to access that ...
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All USB ports on my laptop are dead, any options via Ethernet, SD/MMC or HDMI?

My son's laptop has taken alot of pain in his school over the last few months and he and his buddies have succeeded in breaking both USB ports. I've opened the box, unsoldered the USB ports, replaced ...
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USB3.0 network cards: worth buying?

So, my current laptop is an ethernetless "ultrabook" with a rather poor built-in wifi, and this causes problems (unacceptable ping in online FPS games, reconnects, etc). Cheap external USB wifi is ...
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multiple network interfaces, browser issue

I have two network interfaces on my laptop: wireless, and wired. The wireless network is connected to the internet (automatic, dynamic ip assignment). The ethernet card is connected to an embedded ...
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How do I Connect a 30yr-old Tandy 1400LT laptop to the internet?

Just for the fun of it, I want to get an old Tandy 1400LT laptop: NEC V20 (Intel 8088 equivalent) 640 KB RAM 9'' CGA backlit monochrome display two 3,5'' 720KB DD floppy drives RS-232C serial port ...
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PPPoE in Linux Mint 16

I use a broadband connection in windows 7 to connect to internet. I use a spoofed MAC id on the same Windows 7 laptop because my internet is MAC binded to my desktop computer. Now I am trying to ...
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How do I switch from ethernet to WIFI (and vice versa) without losing connection?

I there a way to switch between ethernet and WIFI connections without losing connection? I am downloading a huge file via Firefox without an option to resume.
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Wireless or wired LAN: Which consumes less power?

I have a printer that has Ethernet LAN and Wi-Fi WLAN. The printer is seldom used, so I'm interested in minimizing idle power consumption. My Wi-Fi AP is on anyway, so that's not interesting. My ...
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Ethernet connection not detected

my Ethernet connection somehow stopped being detected by Windows and Ubuntu on my laptop(Dell Inspiron M5010) all of a sudden after just another reboot. The local area connection is not showing up in ...
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Authenticating to Open Wifi with Linux CLI dies with (reason=3)

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and tried the following... I have a Netgear WNA-1100 USB stick plugged in and used /etc/init.d/network-manager stop to disable NetworkManager, since it interferes with ...
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Can't connect to netgear N750 router used as bridge for FiOS router

A long time ago I set up my netgear router as a bridge for my main router, using some ethernet cables and ethernet-over-power adapters. I set the netgear router's ip to 192.168.1.2 so it wouldn't ...
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Cisco WRVS440N Keeps restarting randomly

I have a Cisco WRVS440N Router, it keeps restarting at random intervals usually we can get by for most of the day before it happens. The logs were not enabled so I have no data to work with until it ...
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How to create a home network over a wide area [closed]

I am trying to design a flexible and "future-ready" home network for our 3-story, 5-room townhouse, with a 4-port ethernet wall plate in each room, using one of the ports in each room as an input and ...
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Can i join one server with multiple ethernet wires to switches

I saw one video where the user has one 100mb switch and other Giagbit switch. Then he has his all servers first network card connected to 100mb switch and second to the Gigabit switch he says that ...
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Ethernet port on Linux machine not recognizing ethernet connection with embedded device

I have an atmel at91sam7x256 microcontroller that I would like to use for a TCP/IP communication. The very first step of my project is to be able to "ping" my board given its IP address. I have its IP ...
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Ethernet port re-transmission frequently

We have a laptop that uses its Ethernet port to connect to a device-local network, and wireless for Internet. Recently we installed Wireshark to diagnose some network problem. We found a lot of TCP ...
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File transfer via ethernet cable

I have read that ethernet cable (normal, not cross-over) transfer is faster than normal USB transfer, and I'm trying to do just that – transferring from Windows 7 to Windows 8. However, after turning ...
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Can not access local network through devices connected through wireless

I have a D-Link DSL-2750U ADSL router (Firmware version: IN_1.08). I have 4 devices connected with following IPs: Router (10.0.0.1) WireConnected1 (10.0.0.4) WireConnected2 (10.0.0.5) ...
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Same Rack Servers Ethernets Usage

I have manually installed CentOS on all three hadoop nodes There are 6 Ethernet interfaces in total for each box using lspci -v: 4 ports :from Ethernet controller: Broadcom Corporation NetXtreme II ...
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Load Balance Server Across Multiple Ethernet Ports

I have a server that 15/20+ workstations must remote into in order to do everyday business. The server is a Dell R720 w/ 6 ethernet/nic ports. I wanted to know if it were at all possible to put all ...
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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 ...