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Questions tagged [ethernet]

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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Getting only 100mb from isp and using 10 gigabit router

My ISP gives me only 100mb download and 100mb upload speed. I have Ubiquiti EdgeRouter with 10 Gigabit SFP+ port and bought a SFP+ Transceiver Module so i can make SFP+ to RJ45 connection ( i'm ...
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I once gave my Ethernet a static IP-address but now it changes to it automatically all the time? [on hold]

My question is about the error inside my Ethernet Adapter inside the Ipv4 protocol. I screwed things up inside the registers, I guess. How to fix it that it never gives it a static IP address again? ...
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Device to boost wifi from ethernet port in wall

I have ethernet cabling throughout my house, but I have a dead spot for the wifi in one of the rooms of the older part of the house, so is separated from my router by a thick wall. There is a port in ...
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Periodic Internet Disconnection

Here is my problem: A) Goal Fix periodically disconnecting internet connection. I.e. maintain constant connection to internet (browsing etc.) while wired to router (ethernet). B) Problem I've ...
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My HP PageWide Pro Printer's ethernet port is constantly flashing

The ethernet port LED (green) of my HP PageWide Pro Printer is constantly flashing in a very high frequency. Permanent, it seems to be 24 hours x 365 days even though the printer is not in use most of ...
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Why could I be getting far slower upload on wired connection to my router than WiFi?

I recently changed ISP for ADSL. On my Mac, plugged directly into the router/model I get 30/1 Mbps up/down, both with the old ISP and the new one. I thought that was just the way it is until I ...
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Multicast Routing table configuration

I have two ethernet ports: From eth0 I receive live UDP data and from eth1 I send stream to UDP. All thing works good but problem is each time that before sending or receiving data I have to add ...
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Can't run my network over shared SATV coaxial lines

I'm trying to extend my home network to my garage (see the diagram below) over coax using a bonded MoCA adapter. I'm running it over the same line that my coax-powered satellite dish uses, but I can't ...
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Network problems Ethernet + Wifi after clean install Windows 10

I'm having trouble accessing the network on either Ethernet or Wifi. There are several other devices connected to the network and none of them have trouble accessing the network, and even when all of ...
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Connect two networks via an iMac?

Ohai guys. I have a question regarding a setup and as a fresh trainee, I am having problems since there is barely any information on the internet let alone a similar case. The current setup: 2 ...
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Performance of “Mini Gigabit Ethernet” port

I've noticed that various laptop series, such as the ThinkPad P1 series, have "Mini Gigabit Ethernet" ports instead of the standard Gigabit Ethernet ports. Are there any significant differences ...
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Long distance internet connections [closed]

My friends and I are PC enthusiasts and we are making a NAS, unfortunately we live in a suburb of Melbourne, Australia and internet here is garbage (lower than 8 megabits most of the time) so this is ...
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Android x86 Ethernet

I have installed Android x86 7.1 r2 and Remix OS last update installed. My WiFi adapter does not work. But my android USB tethering sometimes works on android x86 only when connected before boot. ...
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Wifi much slower than the specification of hardware would suggest

I am based in Germany. I have recently got a new 100 Mbit/s internet connection. My new Router is a Fritz!Box 7490, with Wifi speed 1300 + 450 Mbit/s in 2.4 and 5 GHz. My wireless network card in ...
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Proxychains timeout in virtual box VM

I have created a linux VM in virtual box with network adapter bridged to the PCI ethernet. While routing my requests through tor using proxychains I am getting a timeout error leading to www....
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How can I start a systemd service when a given USB device (ethernet dongle) is plugged in?

I have an USB ethernet dongle I use for ethernet access, but I'd like to automatically start netctl-ifplugd@... when plugging it in. (Not to be confused with plugging in the ethernet cable - that's ...
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How to access my PC remotely without third party software?

Let me describe my case, I have 5 PCs that located on other region. These PCs have access to the internet through Tp-link switch.So, I want to provide them support remotely without third party ...
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Detect connectivity on an ethernet port [closed]

Are the LED's on an ethernet port still the standard way of detecting network connectivity for ICT professionals in a professional environment? We are designing an enclosure for a device in a ...
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What should I do to get the best internet possible? [closed]

for some time now I've been thinking of how I can get the best internet on my room, as it is pretty far away from my router. I can't take one long ethernet cable either as it's two doors in the way. I ...
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Cable internet from UPC to Ethernet adapter

How does UPC provide the internet connection ? The data it's just coming through the coaxial cable, like LAN or there is some kind of authentication with the router ? I'm asking this because I'm ...
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Possible to forward Ethernet to WiFi network using a WiFi router

I have a router that I want to use to take Ethernet input and output a WiFi network, to make a kind of virtual network so that computers on the virtual network cannot access the computers on the main ...
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How can I connect my 2017 Macbook Pro to Apple Airport Extreme via ethernet?

I want to maximize my upload/download speeds by using ethernet in my Apple Airport Extreme. I purchased a ethernet cable and an ethernet -> usb-c. I plugged it into the Airport Extreme but I can't ...
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Setting up my own network inside room and connect with common router [closed]

Background and Specs I'm currently planning to add a personal network inside my room because of several reasons. However to do that, I thought to buy my own router and setup inside room and connect ...
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Is there a way to link two Ethernet adapters in Windows so that they can share the same IP address? [duplicate]

I just bought an Intel NUC running Windows 10 and it comes with a WiFi adapter as well as a wired Ethernet port. I’m using my router to assign IP addresses based upon a device’s MAC address so they ...
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Wireless wire ethernet

So my problem is that I have this ethernet connection between two devices, where the cable needs to run through a working environment and not constantly to the same location. What I would like is to ...
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Ethernet connection not working or being detected

I have a laptop (windows 10) that I use an ethernet cable to connect to the internet. Today I connected the cable as usual but the ethernet cable wasn't recognised. Connecting to the wifi works. ...
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Connect two vms via ethernet step by step

How to connect two linux VMs via ethernet connection? I installed on my VMware on my pc two Fedora VMs. I want to connect them via ehternet connection, I want to perform ping between them, how to ...
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Unable to connect two machines through an Ethernet cable

I have 2 Ubuntu machines, connected via Ethernet cable, machine A at interface eth0 and machine B at eth6. I have configured IP on both machine. ifconfig -a on machine A (showing for eth0 only): ...
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Ethernet Hardware gone?

Turned on my pc, the internet wasn't connected, messed with the Ethernet cable, tested with other devices, found out that the issue is with the Ethernet on my computer. What I've done: Tried "...
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ARP Offload on Linux

My router does not support static ARP entries. Nonetheless, I need to wake up my Linux box from the Internet. One can do this by enabling ARP offload. On windows, you have an explicit Network adapter ...
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What are the differences between Ethernet Controller and Network Controller?

I have a desktop computer which is not much famous brand "E-tel iPC" and I installed Windows 2008 R2 Standard Edition on that machine. When I go to the Device Manager I can see Ethernet Controller ...
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Slow home Ethernet performance

I have AT&T Gigabit Fiber at home. When I connect my MacBook to the ATT Gateway via Ethernet (via a 5' CAT 7 cable), fast.com shows my upload and download speeds in the 800Mbps range, which is ...
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Crossover cable or straight through between multiple hubs/switches

I'm networking a bunch of Raspberry Pis together on a subnet as shown in my highly technical diagram below: I'm wondering if the red cables are supposed to be crossover cables or straight through? ...
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What are limitations of using a sub-network setup?

Typically with personal WiFi, you have your ISP line into the home which connects to a modem, then a router (or hybrid of both). Then the router produces a network. But now let's say you take an ...
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Network connection name

The ethernet connection on my laptop shows as Ethernet SONOSWIFI BroadcomNetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet Plus About 4 months ago I setup a tiny LAN for a customer on a consumer grade router. It was to ...
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Why do I see Ethernet frames that exceed the MTU+Ethernet header size?

I have a consumer-grade Wi-Fi router that hosts a local network. The router is connected to the Internet through a campus network (i.e., an Ethernet cable connects the WAN port to a campus Ethernet ...
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Connect a Dell XPS Windows laptop to Ethernet via a generic docking station

I have a generic docking station for laptops. It connects to the laptop with a USB 3.0 connection, and supplies several USB connections plus an Ethernet connection. When I connected it to a two-years-...
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WiFi router not working properly

Whenever I switch off my router and then switch it on again, it just doesn't connect to the internet. What I have observed: My devices recognize the network. There is solid amber light in the ...
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Cannot login to Kali Linux when ethernet cable is plugged in

I am Using Asus K550V in dual-boot mode - Kali Linux and Windows 10. On Windows 10 I have no issues with network connections - both Wi-Fi and ethernet are working correctly. On Kali however, only Wi-...
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Determining ethernet wire category/speed

I moved into a home that has Ethernet cables in the walls and all my computer's are gigabyte Ethernet ports, same as my router and the cables I use to connect my PC to the Ethernet ports in the wall, ...
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In bmon (bandwidth monitor),what is the difference between interface bandwidth and qdisc bandwidth?

Lately, I've been investigating Networking problems on a debian-based distribution. I've got a User-Space application that is pushing packets on the network over ethernet at a very constant rate. ...
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Wired network connection unstable

For months, I've been using a wireless LAN USB driver on my desktop computer and had no problems with high latency or any errors in the network. But then, I switched to using the ethernet port. It ...
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How to automatically start a USB ethernet interface with smsc95xx driver

I'm using a custom board with a LAN9514 and the smsc95xx driver, but cannot get the ethernet interface to come up automatically at boot time. Once the system starts, I can use "ifconfig eth1 up" to ...
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100mbit over 1Gbit router

I have a 1Gbit ethernet cable that is attached to router Asus RT-N18U and then 1Gbit ethernet cable that goes from the router to my laptop. I am sure that my laptop's network card supports 1Gbit ...
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What sort of setup do I need for a wired internet connection with the outlet pictured?

I'm trying to figure out what sort of setup I need for a wired network connection in a newly built rental home. My guess is that it's a port for a fiber optic connection, but I thought I would ask ...
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Convert RJ11 to RJ45

I have random RJ11 wires in house which have been cut off as they were used for the master socket and the master socket was in an awkward place. And I was wondering if it was possible to convert both ...
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Can't get an Ethernet connection between a PRO/1000 GT Desktop Adapter and a Beckhoff module working

I'm using openSUSE 11 (i586) installed on a PC used for an old project. I have a problem with the network card (Intel PRO/1000 GT Desktop Adapter). Connecting the Ethernet cable to a Beckhoff module (...
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How to bridge two LAN segments through serial port using Linux?

I have an application where two subnets are bridged transparently through two Serial to Ethernet Bridges and a null modem serial cable (RS-232, TX and RX only). This setup behaves exactly as an ...
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Sharing internet via cable, Ubuntu/Raspberry (gateway, NAT, DHCP)

Have one laptop running Ubuntu, with a wireless connection (DHCP, not static) to the Internet, which works fine. Then a Raspberry Pi, running PipaOS (ie Raspbian), connected to the laptop with an ...
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No connection when mixing cat5e and cat6?

My home network looks like this: internet => rg6 => modem => cat6 => cat5e => router => ... router => cat5e => devices (OK) => cat5e => cat6 => switch => ...