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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How do I authenticate wired connections over my router's ethernet port?

I have an internet connection from ISP which I connect through a D-Link router. The router logs into the ISP's PPPoE connection using the credentials given by the ISP to me and I have setup a Wireless ...
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QoS router vs. long ethernet cable

So I'm a CS student currently taking some online summer classes at my mom's house. So far, I had one class, through Jitsi videocall, and the connection went horribly. I know for a fact that our home'...
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Methods to stream desktop to laptop

Due to unrelated circumstances I may need to move my desktop into a room where space is an issue and it is not possible to add another dedicated computer screen. I would like to stream my desktop to ...
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Does a USB-to-Ethernet adapter provide a full-duplex internet connection?

I have an ultrabook without an Ethernet port. If I use a USB-to-Ethernet (or USB-C-to-Ethernet) adapter to give this laptop a wired connection, is that internet connection full duplex?
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How can I assign an IP without DHCP enabled on the router and no static IP configuration possible on the device itself

Situation I have a Chromecast that I want to connect with an ethernet cable. So I've bought an ethernet to micro usb adapter. I plug the ethernet cable into my router but the chromecast will not get ...
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How to check in Linux/Windows if LAN & Wireless connected PCs are in the same subnet?

If you have multiple members in a household using each their own PCs, some connected wirelessly, some via LAN cable - How can you check if all those PCs are all in the same subnet or broadcast domain? ...
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bridge two lan adapters openSuse

On my OpenSuSe 15.1 Leap I have two lan adapters (eth0 and eth1). With eth1 I'm connected to the router and have internet access. On eth0 I want to connect a different PC such that i gets the ip from ...
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Network subnet completely blocked by laptop (external ethernet dongle)

This has now happened to me multiple times. In the most recent outage the Internet went down (the cable modem started returning a local IP address instead of the external one) which I don't believe ...
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Security differences in going online by WiFI vs by Ethernet lan cable

Which relevant differences are there when comparing: going online with a computer via WiFI connection or using a Ethernet port and connect with Lan cable to the computer? 1) Aspects such as: VPNs, ...
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36 chars MAC addresses on Windows Server 2012 DCHP server

When I connect devices on my network, the DCHP server running on a Windows Server 2012 sometimes reports their MAC address correctly (12 characters), but sometimes it reports their MAC address 36 ...
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Getting slow response with ONU

So I got a new FTTH connection and it is 100mbps up/down one. I noticed that connecting to router(wired), my speed drastically slows down, like 70 mbps. But when I connect directly to my ONU I get the ...
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Connecting an ethernet cable (or crossover) at the desktop says connected and at the notebook says cabble unplugged, how?

I have a desktop computer and a notebook. I have a normal ethernet cable and a crossover cable. Both machines have Ubuntu 18.04 installed. On both I configured the IP to be: desktop 10.0.0.1, ...
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Red 'X' image on Network Adapter Icon in Network Connections - Windows 10

Opened Network Connections window in Windows 10 v.1909 (Network and Sharing Center > Change Adapter Settings) only to find that my Primary Ethernet Adapter is displaying a Red 'X' as part of the icon: ...
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Win 8.1 Network connection

I am running Win 8.1. I downloaded a driver updater (Slimware) and it didn't help and so I uninstalled it. After that, my problem with internet connectivity started. When I start the computer, there ...
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Is there any way to send signal from hdmi to ethernet converters (which have no ip) over my network

I'm a bit of a networking beginner and I'm looking to send video over my network. I was thinking something like below; Camera -> hdmi/cat5 converter -> cat5 -> network -> cat5 -> hdmi/cat5 converter -...
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How to turn my old Netgear router into an access point wired to the new ASUS router

ASUS RT-66u b1 is replacing Netgear WNDR3400v2 as my router. I want to use the Netgear as an access point connected via ethernet cable to the new router. So it would look like this: modem--->ASUS---...
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My pc laptop won't connect to ethernet but only wifi/ wifi extender

I have two wifi extenders at my house. My pc will always connect to one of them instead of my primary wifi when it boots up. I solved this by using this command in cmd route delete 0.0.0.0 But then ...
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Internet capped to 9mb/s on my pc. Other family members get the maximum of 20 mb/s

my internet is setup as shows. main router to wireless WiFi extender. Ethernet cable from WiFi extender to PC
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DL185 G5 poor Ethernet lan speed

I picked up this server for like $20 and just using it for my homelab setup. The problem is that the ethernet speeds are peaking at 8MB/s on the LAN and even worse to the internet down to like 5MB/s. ...
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windows 10 ignoring 100BaseTx FD setting, cable not the cause

I hope you guys can help me with an issue I am facing for about 2 weeks since I got my new windows rig. I don't know why but windows does not recognize it's connected by a 100baseTx FD cable. PS C:\...
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How can i use my laptops WiFi and give it to a router via Ethernet

I want to make my own access point, using my laptop's WiFi as the Internet source, with a router I have on hand, but I'm not sure how to configure it. I read some posts here and found similar ...
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ethtool + what is the meaning of Supported link modes with Not supported

we have rhel 7.x machine with the following details ethtool wep1 Settings for wep1: Supported ports: [ FIBRE ] Supported link modes: Not reported Supported pause frame use: ...
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How to split 1 ethernet cable into 2 without a switch or splitter

kind of an odd situation I am trying to figure out. This isn't your typical type of network with an ethernet cable split into 2 and I am aware of the use of a splitter and or switch but neither of ...
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Cannot connect to wifi on kali linux

I have just installed kali linux and want to install the gdm3 package to access the gui. Currently I can only see the terminal. However, i need to connect to wifi, which i did not do during install. ...
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Why is my internet speed slower on my PC than my Laptop

I have a Gigabit switch and through it i connected Cat6 cable to my laptop and the speedtest gives me around 260mb/s which is the appropriate speed but when i connect the same cable to my PC which ...
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Local and internet connection with one ethernet port

I have two workstations each one has only one ethernet port. This two workstations are connected locally so the ethernet ports are already occupied. I wonder how I can connect them both locally and at ...
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Soft(standard) ethernet cable doesn't work with internet port in hawawei router (HG255s)

I have HG255s hawawei router which is connected to the ISP as follow: The HG255s router -> hard(solid) ethernet cable -> an ethernet port in the wall -> hard(solid) ethernet cable in the wall -> ...
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How to setup a fallback network interface with the same identifiers?

I've been using Ubuntu for many years, I assume any generic solution for Debian-based systems will get me started. I simply don't know how to start after reading a lot of information. I have an old ...
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Windows 10 keeps trying to connect with ethernet rather than wifi

I have a Windows 10 computer with a lan cable connected to other computers using a Switch and that same computer is connected to internet using a Wi-Fi receiver. It has been working fine until today ...
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Debugging Ethernet connectivity issues for embedded computer (Odroid N2)

I have a bunch of embedded computers (Odroid N2) that are flashed with the same Ubuntu image. The Ubuntu image sets the Ethernet port eth0 to 192.168.15.201/24. I have a desktop computer with Ethernet ...
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Ethernet Card Drivers in Linux-Libre kernel

I recently installed both Hyperbola and Arch and became thorough with installation process. Didn't like them. Installed parabola linux. When I finally boot into my fresh install, ip link doesn't ...
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Getting Ethernet computer to talk to wireless printer

Hopefully I'm posting in the right Stack community. And I'm not sure if this has already been asked because I have a hard time summarizing my problem and putting it in to words. Here's a diagram of ...
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how to block everything except two programs from using ethernet and allow every thing except those two programs from using WiFi

I have two different connection on my win 10 PC (Ethernet an WiFi), I use the Ethernet strictly for work LAN no internet allowed and WiFi for internet. I use for work, 2 programs and i cant allow any ...
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How to force Windows to use wireless network over ethernet

I have a standard network with ethernet and wireless (both 2.4 and 5ghz) and I use an OpenWRT router with bridge configuration to give LAN to some devices in a room with no ethernet cable. One of ...
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Windows 7 LAN “unidentified network”, surprisingly not a driver issue (probably)

TLDR: cannot send packets over most network adapters, WiFi is miraculously exempt but is misbehaving in its own way. Suspect something at the OS layer? I have a Windows 7 computer that recently ...
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There is an available RJ45 wall socket, without network configuration information, how do I connect to the network?

In my apartment I have an RJ45 wall socket and I have permission from the landlord to use it (I've asked him). He doesn't know much about technology; so cannot provide me with the configuration ...
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How to ssh into system connected to same network switch?

I have a few systems which are connected to the same network switch. All of them are running linux / Ubuntu 18. I want to remotely access one machine to another through ssh. That is, if I'm ...
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Connect a Hot Spot to a Router via USB-C to Ethernet Adapter?

I've experience in using LTE modems connected to various antennas, routers, and mesh networks; however, I've never done so with a hotspot that has only a USB connection. Is it reasonable to assume to ...
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Ethernet port not working

I have an ethernet port which used to work before. The port is connected to a switch, and the switch is connected to the router. It suddenly stopped working, as in any device connected to the port ...
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Completely functional Cat 5e cable limited to 100 Mbps?

Cable in question connects two floors of a house, total length shouldn't be more than 100 feet but its path would make it extremely painful to replace, so we're investigating all other options first. ...
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Slow ethernet connection on Fedora

I am currently working on Fedora 30 on my laptop. I use KDE Plasma as a working station (not sure of the term). I reinstalled Fedora and Windows (as dual boot) not so long ago, and since I reinstalled ...
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Would a decent powerline connection be sufficient for streaming pc hdmi over ip?

Edit: A couple notes I'm looking into RDP/VNC alternatives for streaming my computer HDMI (and possibly its USB peripherals) to multiple TVs in rooms separate from my PC room. My goal is to find a ...
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Splitting Ethernet Cable to two different printers

I have two printers which support ethernet cables but only one ethernet port available on my computer. Can I connect an ethernet cable from my computer to the two printers using an ethernet switch?
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Why is my laptop (Debian 10) only connecting with 100Mbit/s instead of Gigabit?

My laptop (Thinkpad T450s) with Debian 10 only connects with 100Mbit/s instead of Gigabit through ethernet, although the network card should be capable of Gigabit LAN (see #2 below). I tried a machine ...
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what is this partially connected RJ45 cable used for?

I found among my Ethernet cables one that has only 4 wires connected within it. the connection is straight and connects the following wires: blue at pin 3 blue/white at pin 6 orange at pin 7 orange/...
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How to use a two pair cable for internet

Sorry if this question has been asked a lot but I cannot seem to find anything which specificly answers what I need. I have cable ( 2 Pair Cable ) which is Orange, Blue, Orange White, Blue and white....
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Internet disconnecting after some time

Hope I'm in the right place for that question, otherwise I would appreciate if you can reroute me. So because of the lockdown, I had to bring my company Windows 10 PC at home since I do all my ...
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Slowest download speed with ethernet cable than usb wi-fi

I have an optic fiber connection on my home ( my vendor provides me with 250MB/s download speed and 250MB/s upload speed) with a Huawei EchoLife HG8546M router and I have a 15M long CAT6 ethernet ...
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How to increase upload speed above your limit [closed]

I just got a new 16mbps internet. The download speed is good, 14mbps but the upload speed is terrible, its 0.8mbps. I asked my ISP about it and he said that that was the max speed could go. I made ...
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Speed gain when connecting on multiple network interfaces at once

I want to pose some scenarios and questions to get a better idea of the impact that utilizing multiple connections and interfaces on a single device will have on connection speed. Scenario 1: Three ...

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