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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Maximum length of Ethernet over CAT5

As part of my course I’ve been reading the paper Ethernet: Distributed Packet Switching for Local Computer Networks. I understand that “classic” Ethernet (over coaxial cable) has a maximum length of ...
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Bridging WLAN and LAN for double the speed

I have a file server in my basement. I can transfer files at 30Mb/s over powerline ethernet, and 40Mb/s over WiFi. Can I combine them together to get 70Mb/s? I'm running Windows 7.
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win7 ethernet cord “disconnected” when setting network adapter speed to “auto”

When I change the speed&duplex settings of my ethernet adapter to auto, my win7 machiene does not realize I have an ethernet cord connected. Using 10mbit/s full duplex mode works, but my ...
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Will the network interface change between different operating systems?

I am interested to know if the network interface name (eth0, eth1, ..) associated with each physical ethernet card will change depending on what OS you use. If it is constant how does it assign the ...
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PC connected to two networks but no Internet access

I'm trying to set up two networks on my PC but am encountering an issue when connected to both. The PC connects to one network via Ethernet. This network has no Internet but is essential to operating ...
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Multiple default gateway issue on a laptop

Its been a long time but i'm back. I do have a Linksys WAG120N brand of wireless router at home which allows me share internet connection between three laptops either wired or in a wireless manner. ...
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Why does two servers connect the same NIC when I use bonding in Linux with mode=6?

I create a bonding interface with 3 NICs in CentOS6.3. I use mode=6, which doesn't need the hardware support of the switch. Here is the bonding file: [root@~]cat /proc/net/bonding/bond0 Ethernet ...
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Connect two wireless routers with Lan cable over a distance of 100 meters

I have a Fiber optic coaxial connection in my home connected to a wireless router provided by my ISP. My office is not far away 4rm my house but I don't receive a wireless signal from the router so I ...
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Multiple network Adapters switching

I have a multi-network adapter workstation. Lets say its a ethernet and a wifi. The ethernet is somewhat restrictive, blocking alot of blogs and other resources, and is behind a proxy server that f*** ...
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Lenovo M30-70 Windows 7 Ethernet Controller

I've recently installed Windows 7 on a Lenovo M30-70 Notebook. It came in Windows 8 as default. I delete all partitions when I downgrade/upgrade. My main issue is that I am missing multiple ...
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Cannot connect to eth0 using static configuration

My router broke, so I am trying to set up a wired connection using eth0. I am using Crunchbang Waldorf, which is Debian based. I put the correct settings in /etc/network/interfaces and I also created ...
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Can I use a ethernet splitter to connect a router to two devices? [duplicate]

I have a portable mini wireless router with different functions (AP/Client/Router). Can I use a ethernet splitter to give internet access to two devices? The router only has a ethernet port and ...
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What can the second LAN port be used for on a NAS?

I've got a NAS with 2 ethernet ports. I have one connected to the router. I read that the second could be connected to double the speed of data to and from the NAS. I don't need to do that, as the ...
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How to use windows 2008 as router

i have a windows 2008 server with 3 network cards and 2 internet lines. i want to separate apps traffic and usual traffic as below. i tried RRAS as bridge but can i use windows 2008 as router using ...
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Can't connect network in “CentOS 7 on Dell Precision T7610 ”

I have installed CentOS 7 on my system Dell Precision T7610. While I am trying to connect to network. PFB the details [sigma@localhost ~]$ nmcli d DEVICE TYPE STATE ...
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Bridge a 3g connection with ethernet

Line-up: 1. An 3G usb dongle stuck in a laptop with ethernet port and wi-fi disabled. 2. An wi-fi router serving as dhcp server for another 3 wi-fi routers configured as access points. All those 3 ...
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Laptop and ethernet connectivity issue

This laptop has always had this issue, but I thought after I upgraded the operating system, it may work. My laptop is an Acer Aspire 7741Z-4433. It has a 320 GB hard drive with Windows 8.1 Pro ...
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Do I need different RJ45 plugs?

I bought this ICIDU UTP CAT5E Pullbox Solid Wire Straight 100m Network Cable and these 100pcs UTP Male RJ45 Connectors (CAT5/6) Ready plugs. I've tried time and time again repeated watching and ...
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Need advice on changing from wi-fi to multi ethernet in my house

My house has longterm wi-fi issues which can not be solved apparently, so I need to get ethernet connections to a maximum of 8 rooms in the house through the Sky router downstairs...The router has 2 ...
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installing windows 7 from emergency disk, connecting with the internet

I have just reinstalled windows 7 on a laptop using an old emergency cd. Now this cd does not contain any drivers and as such it can no longer connect to the internet. This is on an dell inspiron 15 ...
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Speed of my internet connection

When I plug in my computer to the "World wide web" with an Ethernet cable, does its length affects my internet speed?
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Linux Mint 17 cannot connect to wired connection

I have just installed the latest Linux Mint after running into this problem with Ubuntu and thinking that was the culprit (Linux Mint 17, Cinnamon 64bit and Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS were what I have been ...
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Issue in internet sharing(ethernet) to android device in mavericks

i have installed Horndis driver on my Mavericks, my phone is displayed on network preferences (with green connected icon). The issue is i cant get access to internet. i shared ethernet connection ...
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Cannot install ethernet driver

I've been having problems with my ethernet lately, it disconnects randomly and says I'm connected to an "Unidentified network": I then tried a number of things, including deleting the driver with ...
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Create WiFi Network Using LTE Hotspot + Airport Express

I have an LTE hotspot (Samsung, no ethernet) from T-Mobile. I'd like to use this as the "link" for my office LAN. What is the best way to extend this wireless (LTE) link to the LAN created by an ...
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Home ethernet connection problem

I had a technician wire my house with ethernet cables which all connect to a TPLink hub. My hope was to have a wired internet connection in a few of the rooms. The cables are around 10 meters each. ...
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Macbook Air OS X 10.9.4 Ethernet Adapter

I have a macbook air os x 10.9.4 and I'm a college student. I can get wireless connection easily on campus, however, in order to install my wireless printer I needed to put it through an access point ...
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Wireshark does not pick up outbound traffic

I have a bit of 'n problem at a client. We are running a WCF Client/Server application, and for some reason when one of the users try to connect to the server, he gets a timeout, but the second time ...
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2 pair Ethernet connection not working, but 4 pair does

I'm having problems with my internet connection. I have 2-pair lan cable, it used to work before in my PC, but 4 days back it stopped working, it works in others PC. Now only 4 pair lan connection ...
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CentOS 7 minimal install can't detect ethernet

I recently installed CentOS 7 on my desktop computer and decided on the minimal install. It couldn't find a network device in the installation process, but I went ahead and installed it anyway. ...
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Multiple Network Cards (16) on Windows Operating System. Random failures with UDP/SNMP

Please help me with this issue. Please be patient and read through. I have 4 (4 port ethernet cards) for a total of 16 ethernet cards on a single PC. First Ethernet card IP(10.10.0.10) is connected ...
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Verizon Fios Wireless router and ethernet outlets in various rooms of the house

I have Verizon FIOS and with that a Verizon wireless router (in a closet upstairs) in which the 4 ethernets ports are connected to a panel where there are 4 ethernet ports. Each port from that panel ...
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Frame Grabber, ethernet output

I would like to get professional help from network engineers about a product that I am going to use. The product will be connected to a computer by one end with VGA and, the other end will be ...
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How to configre network card on centos?

I have a fresh install of Centos on a machine with two NICs, one built-in and another one installed in PCI slot. However in the network settings I get one shown as wired connection picking up IP from ...
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Default gateway is not available message, when using a router both in wired and in wireless setting

I recently rented a room which provides Internet connection via Ethernet cable only, but I really need a WiFi, so I bought a router. I set up the device but the thing is that the connection goes down ...
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No Network Access When Connecting to Ethernet Network with 802.1x in Kubuntu

I seem to have exhausted all my possible solutions here. I'm at school and their Wifi is in the process of being fixed/updated. In the mean time, Wired/ethernet would be much more convenient. I ...
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Ethernet/8P8C crimp contacts bent

(if anyone knows correct terminology please correct). Ive got a (fairly large) number of existing Ethernet cables that over the years many have got damaged connector clips, so got a crimp tool and ...
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Ethernet is fast but wi-fi is slow?

I have noticed that when using wi-fi my internet slows down a good amount. When I plug an ethernet cable into my router, my download speed is about 25 mbps and upload is 26 mbps. However, when I ...
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Very strange networking issue

Sorry for the vague title, but I can't really describe it more succinctly. A friend of mine (who is also an electrician) put in some data ports throughout my house - one in the lounge, one in the ...
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Captioning Phone- Ethernet Splitter or Switch

I have a captioning phone that I use for work (hard of hearing) and the phone requires an internet connection. Seeing that the wifi is building wide it is recommended that we use an ethernet ...
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Connecting a wired ethernet device to a Maplin N300 wifi range extender?

I've purchased a Maplin N300 Wifi plug-in range extender which I've configured into my home wifi and it works great as a wifi extender, testing it by connecting my phone to the new AP. It's probably ...
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Using router when Ethernet requires 802.1x authentication?

My Ethernet recently started using 802.1x authentication. Earlier I used my router (TP TL-WR702N) to setup a hotspot and use it on my phone and tablet. But with extra authentication layer, it's not ...
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Intermittent connection drops on Win 8.1

This is a laptop system. I currently have an issue where my network connection will drop intermittently for anywhere between 5-15 seconds at a time. This is enough to disconnect me from anything I'm ...
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Network errors and poor throughput accessing my new NAS

The NAS stores my video library. I have a HP DV6 Laptop with 4 GB of RAM. It's running Windows 7 64 bit. Ethernet attached to my home network via a Realtec gigabit NIC. My old NAS was a Western ...
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No ethernet link with certain combination of devices and cables

I have a problem that seems odd to me. I have a small patch panel in my home which is wired to various outlets. Until recently, I was running my router (an Asus RT-N66U) near the panel but am now ...
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Sharing of Adsl internet through a ethernet modem to a wireless routher

I've been struggling a few months now , our uncapped internet runs to a modem into a hub , via ethernet we share the internet with our flat 20metres away. We now use a wireless routher as a hub in the ...
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What do I need to make my Ethernet-connectible printer accessible by wireless?

I use a 802.11 wireless network. I have a printer which has an RJ-45 Ethernet port, which is no physically close to to anything like a Wireless-to-Ethernet router. I would like to add as little ...
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Windows 7 driver connecting to a device over ethernet blocking the device manager

First of all, I know that I cannot get a proper answer to my problem, but I am looking for ways to start debugging it and/or maybe check some Windows process on being stuck or running faulty. I am ...
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4-Port Ethernet to PCIe Options

We are developing a distributed multi-channel data acquisition system. We are using 100BASE-TX for data transmission. However the data throughput requires a minimum of 4 Ethernet cables to the PC, ...
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Strange ethernet cables [duplicate]

One of my ethernet cables starting malfunctioning, so I decided to replace it. The problem is, it turns out that the old cable is neither straight nor cross. It has all pairs mirrored (1-8 2-7 3-6 4-5 ...