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Why wouldn't an ethernet interface advertise gigabit speed if it's capable?

I have a laptop with a gigabit capable ethernet interface: # lspci -vvnn -s 08:02.0 08:02.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL-8110SC/8169SC Gigabit Ethernet [10ec:8167] (...
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Why did I lose the Internet connection after making a home group?

I have two computers in my house. They are; laptop with Windows 7 Home Basic desktop with Windows 7 Home Premium I use internet which is of wired connection and it has a modem. The modem has 1 LAN ...
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Ethernet led is not on, when cable is plugged in on both ends to online PCs [closed]

Even if network is missconfigured, leds should be on, right? So here my network map: modem_------cab1-------(eth0)_linux_(eth1)------cab2----_winxp the led does NOT work ONLY when I connect eth1 ...
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How do I prevent my broadband connection from resetting my MTU?

I'm using an old PC as a Linux-based firewall, running Ubuntu and Shorewall among other things. It has 3 discrete network cards in it: one for the internal network, one that connects to a cable modem, ...
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Windows Vista Network Folder and File Sharing

I would like to know how to allow a user/username from a different computer (sample: \home-pc\Owner) to have viewing permissions and someone else (sample \home-pc\Guest) to have full accsess to the ...
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LAN wire is not detecting in ubuntu 12.04 Lts

I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS alongside Windows 7. After that, the Internet is working in Windows 7 via ethernet, but in Ubuntu 12.04, ethernet is not working. It is showing me the ...
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Not able to connect to the wired network. Wireless connects fine.

I am not able to connect to the wired LAN from hostel rooms. I am able to connect to the wifi connection. I have checked that the NIC is working properly by connecting two computers with a crossover ...
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How to set up a netbook to act as a bridge

I have a netbook that I want to set up as a bridge (that's the only thing I want it to do, I don't use it for anything else anymore). I want to bridge wlan0 to eth0 (see picture below) Ethernet ...
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Can I use a Q1000 router as a wireless 'receiver' to provide ethernet to my desktop?

I have an actiontec q1000. It is hooked up to DSL via a phone cord (rj-11) and provides wireless to various devices in the house, as well as a wired connection to my desktop machine with an Ethernet ...
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How to use Data Card + Wired internal lan to make a proxy server on Suse

On my suse 12.1, I can connect to internet using data card. I have installed squid proxy on this computer. I want to use a modem+hub, to connect multiple pcs together, and then other PCs should be ...
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Network - Routers conflicting in my subnet

I have a router whose IP is 192.168.1.1 and I be experiencing conflict with another router on my subnet (which probably has 192.168.1.1 as IP too). I think when it tries to connect to the network, ...
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Windows XP System Has Limited Connectivity With Multiple Routers

My folks have a Windows XP system (fully patched) that recently stopped communicating with the local router. Wired connectivity is as follows: Computer >> Router (Netgear WGR614v6) >> DSL Modem >> ...
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How to make a Gigabit Ethernet crossover cable?

Nowadays, I usually make EIA/TIA-568A crossover cables for Fast Ethernet(10/100 Mbps) networks. On these cables, just 2 of the 4 wire pairs are used to comunications(the 2 remaining could be used for ...
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Possible to use a crossover cable to share internet between Windows 7 and Ubuntu?

All right, I have a machine running Windows 7 that's connecting to the wifi network at my apartment. Unfortunately, they won't give me another access code for the network, and I would like to get my ...
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Use computer as a virtual wired router

My dad's wireless router is on the opposite end of the room than the TV and I brought over my xbox 360 to play this weekend. However, I lack the will to purchase an overpriced wireless adapter and I ...
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Windows 7 crashes on wireless/wired internet connection

I've just started to encounter a problem with Win7. My PC is fine until I connect to the net using wireless, wired or even iPhone hotspots through USB. I use a dongle for the wifi and can connect it ...
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Motorola SBG6850 / Linksys WRT54G network problem

I am trying to resolve issues with connecting my desktop and LAN capable printer to my network. I recently upgrade to the Motorola Cable Modem Gateway SBG6580 and have TWC coming into it, this works ...
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Missing eth0 Ethernet interface in Ubuntu — can't connect to router

I'm having trouble getting my Ubuntu 10.04 machine (Sony Vaio VGN-SR490) to connect to the Internet by way of an Ethernet cable connected directly to my router. I'm able to connect to the Internet ...
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Multiple network connections on Windows 7

I'm using Windows 7 and I have 2 networks: one wireless with internet connection one wired with no internet connection The computer is connected to both. The problem is that although in Network ...
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How do I connect Ubuntu 10.04 and Windows 7 with an Ethernet cable?

I'm looking for a way to directly connect my Windows 7 laptop and my headless Ubuntu 10.04 server. (Desktop edition is installed, for my own reasons.) I have a regular Ethernet cable. My problem is ...
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Connecting a Wifi router to receivers with a cable instead of antenna?

This is a very strange question--I'd go so far as to say it's a stupid question. I'm being told that it is possible to, to describe it briefly, use a cable to connect an access point and a receiver ...
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Does All LAN Traffic Travel Through A Router

I have a very simple question: if I have a router (DHCP enabled - leasing IP addresses between 192.168.0.2 and 192.168.0.254) with a switch plugged in, and I plug two computers into the switch, will ...
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How do I take my home office network from consumer-grade to small-office grade performance?

I work from home and all my communication and all my home entertainment is done over IP via my home network. I'd like to take my consumer-grade home network to the next level but I'm unsure where to ...
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Windows 7 - Changing domain prefix for different wired networks?

I have two wired networks that I connect to regularly with my laptop. Both of them have different DNS servers My home network has a router that I have configured with DNSMasq, and I use a static ...