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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Basement to first floor wiring for HTPC

In my current house, my plasma TV hangs on a TV stand where my router and HTPC (CETON-based system) sits underneath. All of the wiring is just routed through the back of the TV stand and all is well. ...
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Regarding Ethernet - Why is the InterFrame gap 96 bits long? [closed]

Can someone explain to me why the IFG is 96 bits long? whats the underlying reason for this ? I have given it a search but i couldnt find any good explanations for this. Thanks in advance
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After Win XP re-install, LAN/WLAN and audio drivers are not installed [duplicate]

recently all of a sudden, our Dell laptop stopped working properly: - USB ports stopped working - LAN and WLAN stopped working - the system got really slow for a while (meaning during a few sessions ...
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Computer-Controlled 120V Switch (with USB, Ethernet, or Other)

I'd like to control a 120V switch of some kind with a computer. I was hoping a unit might exist that could be plugged into 120V power with a male 120V on one end (which would be connected to a ...
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Is there any other network layer protocol other than IP ? If it so ,whether is it applied anywhere? [closed]

Have anybody worked or seen any layer 3 protocol other than IP in ethernet communication between two computers???
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Prevent disabling wifi when connected using Ethernet

I am using a Dell Vostro N1550 Laptop with 1702 WLAN card and has internet connection over Ethernet I need to share my internet connection with my mobile ( BlackBerry Q5) When I created an Ad-hoc ...
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Mac command to copy gateway from VPN and apply to Ethernet

I found some commands (below) for automatically forwarding the VPN on my mac to my ethernet adaptor. This works just fine, however, sometimes when the gateway changes on the VPN connection, I need to ...
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Windows 8 Ethernet does not open login page

The Internet connection I am using now requires the connection to open a new login page (it's the university connection so I need to log in with my credentials). It was working fine until today when ...
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how to bridge Ethernet and Virtual WiFi miniport

I have connected two PCs with a crossover ethernet cable. One of the PCs has a wifi adapter, so I use the "Intel My WiFi" functionality to allow other WiFi devices to connect to this PC without using ...
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Why won't a 150 foot cat 5e cable run acquire an IP from my router?

Background: the Uverse guy gave me a big spool of cat5e "in case I needed it later" which was great. Here is the setup: My uverse router is in my house. One cable goes from it down into the ...
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How to automatically disconnect from a wireless network, when connected to the Internet over ethernet?

I have a Retina MacBook Pro, that connects to a wireless network at work for intra- and internet access. I also regularly plug in an ethernet cable to access the same network. In my Network ...
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How do we get the router's MAC address without ARP?

How can a host that does not support Internet Protocol (it runs on layer 2 only) get the router's MAC address so that it can send Ethernet packets over?
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How to setup wifi as default internet conenction and ethernet as private network

My setup is like this: I have two routers (R1 and R2) at home. R1 is used as private ethernet network that connects all my personal devices such as printer, external HDD etc. It's not connected to ...
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ethtool available network interface ports

# ethtool eth0 Settings for eth0: Supported ports: [ TP MII ] Supported link modes: 10baseT/Half 10baseT/Full 100baseT/Half 100baseT/Full Supports ...
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Stop DHCP services on Linux - Ubuntu

How do I stop DHCP services on a particular ethernet port in Linux ? I was trying to take full control of an ethernet port of my computer to inject packets into the device plugged into it without ...
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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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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 ...