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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Wireless clients disconnected from router when PS4 traffic begins

I consider myself pretty good at networking, but this one has me stumped. My brother-in-law has a PS4 connected by wire to his router. All other (three or four) clients are connected wirelessly (one ...
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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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Eth0 missing on Linux 3.18.8 with onboard Realtek card

Ethernet is completely gone on a Laptop with Linux Mint Cinnamon 64 and Kernel 3.18.8. I have installed the realtek driver from their website, but that is not solving the issue. ifconfig -a only ...
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Ethernet switch throughput

I'm not a network/hardware guy so please bear with me if I'm using the wrong vernacular in my question: My office recently upgraded our Internet from 50/10 Mbps to 150/20 Mbps. For this upgrade, we ...
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Intermitent high latency caused by Cablemodem

I have 2 computers conected to my Thompson model TCW770. I have been experimenting connection problems while playing online in different games. I have some seconds every 2-5 minutes that the game is ...
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Wired Connection Suddenly stopped working on ubuntu 12.04 after update

Here is the thing! am on day 5 of no wired internet connection. I have spent the last 4 days searching through every forum and Q&A sites, until i finally decided to post this, so I have done my ...
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Can I get some advice on my speed using wifi? [on hold]

I have AT&T DSL and, as expected, the speed isn't the best. They made me pay a high price for a cheap router and modem (2in1). I've had the router for a few years. Lately, the speed has been ...
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Do RJ45s need to be wired differently to enable POE (Power over ethernet) ?

On larger projects we tend to buy cat6 in drums of 1000ft, these are then run to the locations as required and RJ45s placed on the ends by the electrician, this all works fine. Were now starting to ...
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(TalkTalk) Huawei HG635 as Modem for Other Router

I understand that some routers allow an internet connection provided through an RJ45 ethernet connection. I have a nice ASUS DSL-N55U that I wish to use as my router in place of my new ISP provided ...
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Flat ribbon network cables sold as UTP, are they really twisted, and how?

I am about to buy some network (Ethernet) cables for home use, and am looking at the flat ribbon variant as here: However, given the very flat form and no visible structure that actually suggests ...
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How can powerline ethernet adapters be faster than their hardware ports?

On many of the powerline ethernet adapters, they claim high speeds of 500 Mbps, however, I've noticed that the actual jack on the device is only 10/100 Mbps speed. For reference - look at the specs: ...
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windows ethernet adapter not recognizing lan cable

Not sure if this is the right place - please refer me to another group if not. I have an issue getting my Asus laptop (Windows 7) LAN card to work. My setup is: dsl modem --> asus wireless router --> ...
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dhcp server guess for vacant address in ethernet

I frequently come to this shared network. suppose it is ethernet 10.0.0.0/24 with 10.0.0.1 as outgoing route, with no dhcp service. people tend to randomly pick an address for each connected machine ...
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Using Powerline for telephone and internet

As far as I know, CAT 5 cable can be used to run a 100 Mbps Ethernet and a telephone connection (2 pairs each). Would it be possible to use power line with this cable?
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Can I use CAT5e jacks with CAT6 cable?

I was wondering if I can use a CAT5e keystone jack with CAT6 cable. I am refering to the parts that terminate a cable where it comes out of the wall. I want to run a 30 ft length of CAT6 but all I ...
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Ethernet issues in Linux mint.

After a hardrive crash I installed mint 17 LTS with many attending woes related to lack of drivers (two of my 8 usb ports can actually recognize devices plugged into them). I'm currently attempting to ...
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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 ...
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ethernet usb adapter ax88179_178a, ARP captured with 62 bytes

While debugging some l2 protocols on an ethernet usb adapter (chipset ax88179_178a) I noticed 2 bytes from Frame Check Sequence (FCS) are promoted to user data. Dump of the arp frame 60 bytes is now ...
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LAN with proxy to proxyless hotspot

I have proxy server based Ethernet port. Can I create a WiFi hotspot using a WiFi router that requires no proxy information? If so how could it be done? Thanks in advance...
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RJ45 locking clip breaks when I crimp, how do I crimp without breaking?

I purchased a crimping tool from Ace Hardware, and every time I crimp with it, it presses down on the locking tab so that when I pull the plug out of the crimping tool it doesn't work as a lock ...
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Is 802.3az / EEE important for a network switch for structured cabling?

Please note: I am not asking for specific product reccomendations. I am in the process of expanding wired ethernet cabling in a building during a remodel. I currently have about 20 runs of CAT6a to ...
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No eth* interface

I have no eth0 interface (or eth1). ifconfig -a lo Link encap:Local Loopback inet addr:127.0.0.1 Mask:255.0.0.0 inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host UP LOOPBACK RUNNING ...
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RouterModem -> AccessPoint/Bridge -> Router

My current configuration: ISP Provided Router that i use as Modem* (Floor 1). DIR-855 Router (WAN to ISP router) (Floor 1). Switch 8-port (Floor 2). DAP 1522 Brigde/AccessPoint (Floor 2). The ...
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Windows 7 DSCP and 802.1p QoS Mapping?

When I create a QoS policy in Windows 7 through the Group Policy editor and set a DSCP value, does Windows 7 add the 802.1p QoS field to the Ethernet frame? If so, how does it map the different ...
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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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Frozen Ethernet link

Latitude E6400/Windows 7 on one end. WNDR3800/OpenWrt 14.07 on the other. Every few weeks, the ethernet link freezes (like it is right now). Unplugging/replugging the cable fixed the issue in the ...
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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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Is there an easy way to retrieve the link speed of network devices?

We have a mix of 100 and 1000mbps cabling in this office with cabling that ranges from ancient home-made cat5 to brand new cat6, and a mish-mash of semi-accessible switches and network segments that ...
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When does ethernet cabling need to be shielded?

I run IT for a small business that does primarily office type work (no manufacturing or high levels of electrical interference), and we're looking to build additional office space onto our current ...
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How is a router connected to a switch; is a patch panel needed?

I am planning a home network in a new construction. The more I read, the more confused I get, although I found a lot of good information. I don’t want to pay a guy $3,000 to install this. I just about ...
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POE Connection Failure

I have 2 POE ports which are on different NICs. When I connect them together the ports' Ethernet does not come up. In other words, the associated "port status" register of those ports should turn to ...
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How to reach my router's configuration page?

I've set up a router in my room (It's a TP-LINK W8980). I'm inside a college room, so I connected the WAN to the ethernet ports of my room, and the router is creating a wifi network. It's using PPPoE ...
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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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Connect Apple Airport Time Capsule via ethernet cable without disabling wi-fi internet connection on Windows 7

I would like to connect my Apple Airport Time Capsule to my Windows 7-based laptop via an ethernet cable without hindering my ability to connect to the internet wirelessly. I am currently using the ...
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How to install a driver which does not have a installer, just object files

I am using a USB2.0 to Ethernet driver from Plugable on my Windows XP 2002 professional. When I plugged it in, Windows XP though detected this hardware, it was not able to install driver for it. So i ...
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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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Ping times on constrained systems

I have got 2 laptops (a, b), a raspberry pi (c), and another embedded system (d) connected to an Ethernet switch. There are some differences in the ping times. a pings b: 0.578 ms a pings c: 1.1 ms ...
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Ethernet Port Shuts off When I Turn the Computer On

I am having a strange problem with my ethernet cables on my laptop. I have an ethernet cable that shows all indications of functioning whenever the laptop is off, but as soon as I turn it on, the port ...
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Trying to detect why a certain program using a TUN/TAP devices disconnects my WLAN

I’ve got program which disconnects my wlan0 network. I would like to know why this network disconnects. I'm using wpa_supplicant for wlan0. The program which make me disconnect is attaching TUN/TAP ...
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Connecting two interfaces

I’ve got 2 network interfaces, wlan0 and tun_nrf24. wlan0 is reachable from my LAN network so, I can connect to it. I need to make tun_nrf24 to available from my LAN too. gateway: 192.168.1.1 ...
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Hardware to measure data usage of router [closed]

I want to measure the data usage through my router. I know this can be done using the router software but this is not an option for me. I want to connect a device between the internet aerial and the ...
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What is the difference between Cat 6 and Cat 6e Ethernet cabling?

What is the difference between Cat 6 and Cat 6e Ethernet cabling? The length is not an issue for me, since I will be using the cables for intra-rack connections.
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Full reset of network interface

I have a Raspberry Pi. If it's connected to a network, and cables are changed, IP numbers changed, and what not, it sometimes stops working. A simple reboot solves the problem. Is there any way of ...
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“Must install and enable a network adapter card”

I was going into my network settings to change the DNS for my ethernet when I noticed an error that I've not seen before: I don't understand what this mean, because my adapter is enabled... which is ...
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Are crossover ethernet cables not working anymore on modern ethernet cards?

I made a crossover cable to connect two computers. The connections are correct, and I verified the cable both visually and with a tester. However, no matter what I tried, I could not make it to work. ...
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Using multiple ethernet switches to connect shorter ethernet cable runs with a mix of cat5e and cat6

Ive got multiple shorter runs of ethernet cables a mixture of cat5e and cat6. I need to get a cable from the router to another area, there is no direct concealed cable but there are multiple shorter ...
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Same IP for WLAN and ethernet on Linux

I have a laptop running 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 -X ...
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Does Ethernet over Power Lines work well for home networking?

I am considering putting a computer in my garage (geek alert) and my wireless signal is simply to weak to get through all of the concrete, steel, etc. I've seen products at Fry's for Ethernet over ...
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Split one Ethernet line in 2 ? Also my provider is saying some IP conflicting

I have an Ethernet line coming from my net provider.I have connected it into a TP-LINK Wi-Fi router and one line going from router LAN port to PC. Now I want to split my main line coming from net ...
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sharing raspberry pi internet connection with others

I have setup wifi network on rpi. and internet connection is provided through Ethernet.now I want to share RPI internet connection and make it work as hotspot.how can this be achieved?please help