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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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XP to Win 7 via ethernet cable. No routers, no wireless. They can't ping each other

I've got a windows XP machine and a windows 7 laptop connected by an ethernet cable. The xp has static ip address 169.254.84.221 and the windows 7 has 169.254.84.220. both subnet masks 255.255.255.0. ...
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Home cat6 Ethernet wiring not connecting with cat5e cables

I'm having trouble wiring home with Ethernet. I want to be able to connect my laptop to the internet via the Ethernet jack in my bedroom while having my router/modem in the living room. Last year ...
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Ethernet connection dropped, still shows unplugged

I was using my Windows 8 desktop when it randomly defaulted to using my wireless connection. I was watching videos online at the time, and nothing was near the tower itself. Since it has gone down, I ...
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Windows XP computer cannot be seen on Network

There is a wired work LAN network with 4 computers on it. The workgroup name is the same on all of them. Three of the computers are Windows XP computers and one is a Windows 7 computer. Not all of the ...
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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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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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Any way to specify which Internet connection to use on a Mac?

I am currently connected to both an Ethernet and Wi-Fi connection (different networks.) Is there a way I can tell my web browser to use one connection and another web browser to use the other?
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Cannot access the Internet even though it shows to be connected on Ubuntu 14.04

Installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, have a wired connection and ifconfig shows an IP address is assigned, yet I cannot access the Internet: chetan@chetan-Aspire-E5-511:~$ ifconfig eth0 Link ...
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One computer is getting slower internet speeds on the same wired connection

So two computers, only about a year difference in age are getting significantly different speeds using the same wired connection. One computer gets between 80-100 mbps download, the other gets 1-30 ...
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D-Link DGS-1500-28P resets to default IP on its own

I'm not sure if anyone has any experience with this switch specifically, or if they may have had this issue with other d-link devices, but I have a D-link DGS1500 POE switch that will, what seems at ...
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Routing traffic on a loop

I have two Ethernet to RF transmitters that I am trying to stress test. I need to send a message over Radio A, receive it on Radio B, check that the sent message and the received message are the ...
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How to configure router/server to make users from wired and wireless connection see each other?

How can I make users from wired network see users from wireless connection? The wired network subnet is 10.0.2.0/24. The router for wireless connection has 10.0.2.100 IP and wireless network is under ...
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limited access to pcs that are connected at a computer's network

I have two computers, both windows 8. And I also have only one socket for wired Internet. So I connected the one with the socket, and I created a wireless network, so for the other to be able to use ...
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Network Manager stopped recognizing wired connections

I'm using OpenSuse 12.3 with a Gnome interface. I am able to connect to any wireless network but my network manager just stopped recognizing wired ones. I'm not even show the "wired connection" menu. ...
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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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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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How do I keep Windows XP computers from turning Master Browser elections back on?

I have a wired LAN network that includes two XP computers and a Windows 7 computer. I previously turned off the two XP computers from running in the master browser elections so the Windows 7 computer ...
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Lan to wan or lan to lan repeater

I find a lot of tutorial how to set up repeater but this will not work, because signal between main router and router that i want to make a repeater is poor. I have been using second router as ...
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Why am I invisible to the devices on my network?

I've been using a DLink powerline adapter to establish a wired connection to my upstairs PC. A couple times a day, for sometimes hours at a stretch, I lose the ability to communicate with other ...
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What's the static IP address, subnet mask, etc, for VMware Player

I'm trying to set up Arch Linux in VMware player. I set up the player so that it automatically connected the guest to the internet, and it worked (I could download the packages needed for install, ...
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Windows 7 Netgear WNDR4000, Adapter issues

I can not seem to connect to the internet, when I troubleshoot it, I get a "There might be a problem with the Driver for Local Area Connection Adapter, try running in admin mode to fix it." So I do, ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Some sites load very slowly or not at all

I am staying with my friend in her dorm room. She doesn't have wifi, we're just using one Ethernet cable she has. While her computer (win7) works as expected, when I plug in the cable, some sites are ...
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where to place network switch now that wires are run?

I just had my house reno'd with about 1000' of CAT6 everywhere, for both internet and phone Currently, nothing but cables dangling from the walls, gathered in the basement I've never wired up a ...
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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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Unable to view Raspberry Pi folders on my PC which did previously work

I cannot view my Raspberry Pi folders on my Windows 7 PC which did previously work. The Pi used to show up as a device on my network. I had placed a shortcut on my desktop for quick access, but that ...
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How do I get Windows to realise a connection is down and use a different connection?

I'm having some real troubles with my ISP, they've got an issue in the area and it's taking them weeks to diagnose and fix it. My internet connection is down for 1 to 3 hours per day and I work from ...
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Window's XP is intermittently not responding to wired network

I have a Windows XP machine on our network that is intermittently losing the network. The user asked me to find out why she was unable to connect to a piece of software she uses that runs on one of ...
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Share files across workgroup in Windows XP

I have 1 desktop and 2 laptops. The desktop is connected to my dlink router using wire while the other 2 laptops are connected using wireless. I have created a workgroup named FILE SERVER and this 3 ...
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Wired AutoConfig service missing on Vista

I've got notebook with Win Vista installed and I need to set 802.1x authentication. There's no Wired AutoConfig service in services.msc and registry entries ...
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Home and Office network architecture query

Me and my extended family live in the same apartment building (over 3 different floors - 3,4 & 6) and we also have an office on the ground floor. Our Internet connection originates on the 4th ...
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Wired network printer works perfectly on one computer but has printing problems with the second computer

I have two new computers (one 6 mo old w/ Win 7 Pro, the other 2 weeks old w/ Win7 Home). A linksys E2500 router connects the two computers on a wired Homegroup LAN. I connected an HP Officejet Pro ...
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Router issue with Linksys EA2700

I have a linksys EA2700 router and I'm running into an issue where every night at around 10:00 PM usually, my router becomes extremely sluggish. During this time loading a page can take 2-3 minutes ...
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3com OfficeConnect 8 port switch freezes/crashes?

I have some old 3com OfficeConnect 8 port switches. I have two of them, switch A and switch B, connected together and some hosts connected to the ports of both switches. When I let a host on switch A ...
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Ethernet interface 'em1' not allowing connection

Why does my network interface 'em1' (the onboard ethernet) not allow NetworkManager to do anything with it? It also doesn't seem to work to use ip addr add to add an IP to it. With my laptop plugged ...
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Two wired computers on the router

My husband and I both have gaming computers hard wired into the same router. His computer is significantly faster than mine in terms of downloading and browsing. My computer is newer than his -- ...