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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how to turn serveral linux machines (centos) into server client on an ethernet with static IP

I am trying this for the first time, so not quite sure where to begin. I have looked at search and obviously end less amount of info. I have several Centos 7 machines, and I like to turn one into a ...
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Is it possible to connect a tablet to the network without wifi via usb without otg adapters?

We must connect a tablet to the network without wifi access, using usb cables. As far as I know there are OTG adapters to do this, but I'm interested in doing this without those. (Not all of the ...
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Is it possible to connect an external GPU via Ethernet?

I have laptop which has working Ethernet port but I always use WiFi . I am wondering if it is possible to run and use a graphics card (with external power supply) connected to the Ethernet port (with ...
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wired Ethernet connection not functioning

i am using window 10 in my office and recently i cant connect to the wired ethernet. Each time when troubleshoot, it states that more than 1 protocol is missing and cant be fixed. I tried off the ...
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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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Looking to wire one CAT6 ethernet cable into TWO keystone jacks

Is this possible? I'm trying to wire two Ethernet jack ports into a trailer outback so two computers can plug into the wall at the same time. I have one long CAT6 cable with an rj45 connector on one ...
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Only Pin 5 working on multiple Cat5E cables

I have CAT5e cable running through my home for landline, and I'm repurposing it for internet. I terminated the ends of each cable with a RJ45 punch down keystone. I then tested it with a network ...
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Set Ethernet Network as Metered Connection in Windows 8

Windows 8 introduced a new feature which allows users to set any Wi-Fi network as metered so that they can check their bandwidth usage: [img credit] But, it doesn't allow users to set any Ethernet ...
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How to configure Windows 7 to discover a device connected to its ethernet port?

I am setting up a device (BNC RTSA spectrum analyzer) which connects to my Windows 7 laptop directly through the ethernet. I can ping the device in the command window, but it does not show up when I ...
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enable ethernet on ubee router

I am trying to enable ethernet on my ubee Time Warner router.enter image description here I can connect via wireless and everything works fine, when I use wired I get not DHCP address and the lights ...
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Powerline networking stopped working

I had powerline networking working in the morning but its not now. I notice that the ethernet port does not blink at all. Is the wire spoilt? Should the port blink even when there is no internet or ...
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Windows 10 Internet randomly disconnecting

I recently did a Fresh Install of Windows 10 about a week ago now, all was fine up until last night where my internet started randomly disconnecting every 2 minutes and then it eventually spanned out ...
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Hyper-V limited host FTP speed (to and from Internet) after creating External Virtual Switch

After running Hyper-V with Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 for more than 2 years, now that I upgraded my Internet connection to 200/200 Mbps, I noticed one strange behavior, and that's my FTP transfers ...
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Share WiFi connection to another laptop

I have a wireless router (TP-LINK WR-702N) and 2 laptops. There is a WiFi connection that I can only connect to with one of the laptop (Acer Aspire 5810TG older model, Windows 7), due to it ...
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Interface Eth1 not visible in Virtual Machine

I am new to linux networking. Basically I wanted to use eth1 interface of my PC in VirtualBox but I simply don't find the eth1 interface. Below are the ifconfig and sudo ifconfig eth1 outputs. Please ...
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How can I set up my ethernet on a fresh install of Fedora Server 23?

I am using Fedora Server 23, and cannot get my ethernet connection to work. It works fine on Ubunutu, OS X, and Windows 7 on the same machine. [root@localhost etc]# ifconfig ens5: ...
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Crimping CAT6 cables results in lower bandwidth than expected

I'm trying to make my own CAT6 cables, because I need specific lengths. I've managed to create 2 "working" patch cables, but when I hook them up to my cable modem, both of them take a fairly long ...
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No ethernet adapter displayed on windows 10

I upgraded my machine (after a lot of pain) to windows 10. My wireless adapter seems to be working correctly, although the signal in the room is too poor to use the internet via wifi, but the ethernet ...
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Setting up ethernet connect between 2 Win7 system

I am trying to setup SVN server in a computer and access repository from the server from another computer. Server and client works fine when they reside in one computer, but problem starts when I try ...
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How does a router detect a connected device ? (ENC28J60 module)

BACKGROUND: I am actually an Arduino beginner and learning to connect one to the internet via Ethernet. I'm not using the more commonly used (much easier) Ethernet shield (based on the Wiznet ...
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Ethernet connection for IP camera

I bought a Lloyd's Advanced Home security system, the IP camera I believe is wireless, but in order to get it activated it needs Ethernet connection to my router, which I have done and still wont ...
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Why is my laptop favoring the wireless connection over my LAN connection?

When my laptop comes out of sleep, I have to typically wait about 90-120 seconds before my network (wireless or NIC card) 'wakes up'. During that time, I see my wireless connection with 'limited ...
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Wired Network Occasionally Fails (Debian)

Context: I have an ethernet connection to my router. I'm running testing version of Debian (though the problem persisted with the stable too) and I don't have any network manager. My ...
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Isn't ethernet used for LAN?

I'm not really knowledgeable about networking stuff, hence the stupid question. I read that ethernet was used for LAN connections but I'm pretty sure what I'm currently using to connect to the ...
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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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Gigabit ethernet and router hotspot combo?

so I have 1 Gbps RJ45 cable connected to my PC and I want to create a hotspot in my room to be able to connect smartphone (with a limited internet speed of 10Mbps~). Currently I have ASUS RT-N10 ...
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Setting up firewall while daisy-chaining two routers via ethernet

Due to circumstances, I will shortly have two routers (replacement coming in the post for old broken one, but I need non-mobile-phone internet access, so have to buy another)... This got me thinking: ...
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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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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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Determining driver by nothing

I have got this desktop computer with a built-in LAN port. I suspect the OS has been re-installed with a supposedly different OS. Gigabytes's main support page provides ethernet drivers (Nvidia) only ...
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Cat6 Cable not working with router, only working with Laptop

I just made a Cat6 wire and the order of colors is orange strip orange blue green strip blue strip green brown strip brown This cable on one end is connected to modem and the other end only ...
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How does ethernet, coax, and telephone surge protection work?

So I'm planning on buying a UPS and I see that they have ports for protection of ethernet, coax, and telephone lines. I've read answers on these three questions, but none of them address this ...
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Can I connect to Synology NAS directly over ethernet cable while NAS in DHCP mode

I want to connect directly to my NAS with ethernet cable and it doesn't work. I have reset the NAS on reset button a few times but i can't connect to it... I tried with static IP from my NIC and with ...
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outdoor rated cat 6 FTP cable not connecting at 1Gbps too long? (50m)

I have using a 50m cat 6 FTP shielded cable to connect downstairs with upstairs. The cable is run outdoor for convenience... problem is the cable does not connect at 1Gbps but at 100Mbps instead... :( ...
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What happens if an unmanaged ethernet switch is looped (connected to itself)?

I don't know much at all about networking, and I when I tried to find an answer to this online I found someone who posted a one sentence answer saying "It would cause lots of broadcasts and ...
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2-Pair Ethernet Cable works only on one specific router

I have an IP video doorbell that connects using a 2-pair telephone line. I have managed to connect it to my DSL router (Linksys WAG320N) successfully and connection is working fine with live streaming ...
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How connect android telephone to ethernet [migrated]

I have android device sony xperia z5 android 6.0 marshmallow, OTG cable(micro usb to female usb) and S-Link usb to ethernet adapter. I connect them. But there is no internet connection for my device. ...
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How to connect two windows 8.1 laptop with Lan cable to play multi-player games?

Connecting laptop for playing multiigames by lan cable on windows 7 is easy. But I don't know how to connect it on windows 8.1. Can you please help me by giving me step by step by instructions.
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Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS Ethernet not working

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS on my desktop PC and i can not get the Ethernet to work. That's my network configuration and some outputs: $ ifconfig eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr ...
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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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How to measure latency on wireless network, while 4 users are on Webex session?

Users are complaining that Webex session [4-5 users] on a wireless network has bad quality. How to measure packet loss and document what causes the bad reception? Thanks.
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Connecting Two PCs using wifi or ethernet cable using Ip addresses

I am having a problem connecting two PCs using either wifi or ethernet cable, both PCs have Windows 7 installed. I read on the internet that you have to change the IP addresses and then just share ...
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Wi-Fi Extending Using MoCA

I would like to extend the Wi-Fi in my house using a MoCA kit (like the Actiontec ECB2500CK01). All the examples I see online have the second unit running to a TV, PlayStation, etc., but I would like ...
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Connecting a 2-pair Ethernet Cable to my Home Network

I have a IP video doorbell that connects using a 2-pair telephone line. I have managed to connect it to my DSL router (Linksys WAG320N) successfully and connection is working fine with live streaming ...
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Net boot from debian server using directly connected ethernet cable

I have a computer with grub installed, and nothing else. I'd like to install Debian on it without having to burn a CD. (and I don't have any flash disks.) It has a nice ethernet card, and I have ...
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Can't visit many websites except a few(google, wikipedia, yahoo)

My internet hasn't worked normally since yesterday. I can't visit a lot of websites, such as amazon.com, nba.com & my school website. I can visit Google, Gmail, Facebook, Wikipedia, Yahoo etc ...
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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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How do I know when my on-board ethernet is dead? (Realtek 8112L LAN controller w/ AI NET2 )

So I have an ASUS P7P55D-E Pro motherboard. It has an on-board Realtek 8112L LAN controller w/ AI NET2. I suspect that my LAN controller is dead but I don't really know for sure. This is what I know ...
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Cat 5e wired backwards

I realized after a day I crimped all my cat 5e backwards. Best way to explain what i did, I pushed the wire combination into the connector upside down. So instead of orange to brown, its brown to ...
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Powerline Ethernet Adapter and two electrical boxes

I own a home and carriage house in the back. They are on separate electrical boxes and pay separate in terms of utility bills. My questions is, are these connected in any type of way where if I ...