Ethernet is a way of connecting computers together in a local area network or LAN.

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Network UNCLAIMED for built in Dell Latitude C Port 2 ethernet (3com 3c920)

I have an ancient computer - a PIII based Dell Latitude CPxJ attached to a C Port 2 docking station. I believe I installed Dapper on it and upgraded it up to Intrepid. I tried learning Linux on the ...
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Can't share the LAN connection with windows 8.1

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on windows 8.1 by vmware. I connect to internet via USB 3.0 Ethernet Adapter due to the reason my notebook doesn't LAN jack. The thing is I don't know how to share ...
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Wifi and ethernet networking stopped working in ubuntu 14.04

I have a System76 Kudu Professional version kudp1, it came with ubuntu 13.10 but I upgraded it to 14.04. After the last upgrade I did it stopped detecting ethernet and wifi networks. nm-tool output: ...
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When I boot up ubuntu, the internet stops working in wife's windows PC. Why? [on hold]

When I boot up my laptop using Ubuntu 13.10, and an ethernet connection other devices such as phones and tablets continue to connect to the internet fine through wireless, but my wife's PC doesn't. ...
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No internet via wifi/ethernet after 14.04 upgrade

I have just updated to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my laptop, and I seem to be having some internet problems. I have no internet connection through wifi or Ethernet, after both working in the previous ...
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12.04lts: no network internet

Friends-- Cannot connect reliably to ethernet nor at all to Internet: Symptoms: About 2 weeks ago did an upgrade. Have not been able to connect to ethernet nor Internet. Today, for example, boot up ...
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2nd router acting as switch? [on hold]

At present I'm able to connect this desktop PC to wired/wireless router in the house next door (my family's if you're wondering) by way of a 10 meter LAN cable. It works perfectly. Recently I have ...
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How to get Wifi working on Ubuntu 14.04 (Macbook Pro Retina 15 inch - 2014)

I just downloaded Ubuntu 14.04 on my Macbook Pro Retina 15 inch 2014 version using usb. My problem is I can't get the Wifi working. No wifi connections would display on the wifi menu. I've tried ...
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Having problem with ethernet port Ubuntu 14.04

My Ethernet light keeps on blinking even after I shut down my laptop. I have dual booted Ubuntu 14.04 with windows 8.1. However, if I show down from windows the light goes off. But in the case of ...
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Ethernet connection intermittently does not work in LTS 14.04

I have been having an intermittent issue with my ethernet connection my laptop. I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit. I am running a Dell 15 7357. Below is the output from lspci -v for my ethernet ...
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Excessive Power Consumption by ethernet socket

Recently I have been having problems with power consumption in Ubuntu, I am not exactly sure when this started but roughly about two weeks ago. Idle my laptop used about 9-10W of power, or at least it ...
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Unable to install Ethernet Driver in 14.04LTS

**strong text**Recently i had installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit. It is dual-boot with Windows 7 Ultimate. The Ethernet works good in Windows but in Ubuntu does not work.Actually,it worked for 2-3 ...
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Network Problem in Ubuntu and i Have dual booted System

I have dual booted my system using Ubuntu 14.04 ,i have configured my lan setting for internet in Ubuntu and Windows 7 ,the problem is i cannot connect to internet in Ubuntu and under Windows internet ...
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Connected to a wireless AP but no internet

I just upgraded to 14.04 and I'm not able to load pages even though wifi is connected. Here's the output of ifconfig (I was using usb tethering). Please give me some pointers on how to diagnose the ...
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Suddenly cannot connect through ethernet (link up, not IP)

Thinkpad T432, Kubuntu 14.04, Linux 3.13.0-34-generic I left for vacations, came back, and cannot use my ethernet plug anymore. It is crucial for me at work. I can connect with Windows. I cannot ...
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Ethernet not working on Sony Vaio e series `vpcea23en` in Ubuntu 14.04

shashi@shashi-VPCEA23EN:~$ sudo lshw -numeric -C network [sudo] password for shashi: *-network description: Wireless interface product: AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter ...
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Network errors and poor throughput accessing my new NAS

The NAS stores my video library. I have a HP DV6 Laptop with 4 GB of RAM. It's running Windows 7 64-bit. Ethernet attached to my home network via a Realtec gigabit NIC. My old NAS was a Western ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 Ethernet connection drops packets

the title says the problem, I'm connected through an Ethernet cable, my configurations are normal, and i have no idea what is happening. pacman@sam4s:~$ ifconfig eth0 Link encap:Ethernet ...
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OpenVPN: The VPN connection to … because of invalid VPN secrets

I am 3 days into using Linux. I set up an OpenVPN connection following the instructions set out by: https://www.goldenfrog.com/support/vyprvpn/vpn-setup/linux/openvpn OpenVPN installation went ...
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Unable to connect internet through ethernet usb lan

I have an USB TO LAN ADAPTER of ENTER. But when im connecting this to my laptop the driver is not being install. can anyone please give me link or somewhat from where i can download th driver for that ...
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14.04 - Can't connect to internet Macbook Pro Retina 2013

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a partition on my Macbook Pro (2013) and I can't figure out how to connect to the internet. I've read everything I can find and nothing is working. I have it wired ...
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Ethernet Port problem in ubuntu 14.04

I am using Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04 and have an issue with Ethernet port. I use Internet using lan cable. When I use Windows 7 it never disconnects but in case of Ubuntu it disconnects for some ...
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Network unclaimed for all network adapters

I know other people had this problem but I could not find a valid solution which fixes my problem. I have no done a fresh install or anything. Suddenly all my network devices disapeared and when I run ...
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Connect to printer directly / locally via ethernet port

My decision was to get away from windows rigth to the newsest Ubuntu 14.04.1 - so I am new to Linux, but: Trying to connect my locally, via ethernet cable attached printer (an old model Kyocera FS ...
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couldnot find other computer on locally connected area

i am using ubuntu 14.04. now i work on a place where many computer are interconnected. sometimes i have to see other computer's file that are share. but i could not find any idea to see other file. ...
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pptp VPN over WiFi doesn't work

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and I am trying to set up a pptp VPN between me and a server. I am using network-manager for this. Now, the VPN works perfectly when I'm on Ethernet, whereas on WiFi my ...
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how do I access Wifi on xubuntu 14.04? It has something to do with with the proprietary drivers stopping me

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04 on a Dell Latitude D620, I do not know what kind of wifi card I have but I do know I have one. When I turn it on Xubuntu doesn't attempt to search for wireless networks, ...
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Need to find network driver for Ubuntu 14.04

I'm having an issue finding a driver for my network card. I can't connect to the internet at all (no wireless dongle on the PC), and therefore, can't update or download anything because...well, ...
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Wifi is Hard-Blocked and Ethernet connection fails - [Ubuntu 14.04] - [Asus B43S-XH51]

I was just using this laptop yesterday on ethernet and a few days ago on wifi. I've never had a problem with this computer and wifi. I currently only have Ubuntu 14.04 installed - no dual-boot with ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 network interface preferences

When I have an ethernet cable connected and WiFi pass on available network it prefers the WiFi for internet connections. How do I make it prefer the ethernet connection?
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Ubuntu 14.04 AR8161 Ethernet Dropping Out

I am having a problem with Ubuntu 14.04 and the Atheros AR8161. I can connect to the ethernet port fine and be connected to the internet, but the connection drops out sometimes, such as after an hour ...
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No internet connection

OK so I installed 14.04 from a usb. I downloaded it to from on computer and installed it on an old Dell 2006. I had internet before installing, but now I have nothing. No wireless and not internet ...
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Wired ethernet no traffic count

My 1000MBit Ethernet doesn't show any traffic count anymore since reinstalling with 14.04. With 12.10 everything was fine. Neither in ifconfig nor gnome-system-monitor shows any traffic. But the ...
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Logging state changes of ethernet links

I have two ethernet connections (eth0 & eth1) that are bonded to bond0. I want to log (or look if they already exist) the state changes of any of these 3 interfaces. I want historical ...
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Virtualbox Bridged network ethernet cable disconnecting

I’m trying to connect to a ethernet device (like a scanner/printer) to a guest Ubuntu 12.04 running on Virtualbox 4.3.12. The scanner is connected to the Mac Pro directly over ethernet cable. Problems ...
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Ethernet no longer connects, Wi-Fi works just fine [closed]

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Sony Vaio VPCEA36FM When I came into work today, my Ethernet adapter no longer connected to the network. There was an error message that had popped in the background on my desktop, ...
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wireless and wired connections no longer working

I am currently running Ubuntu 14.04 on an Asus eeepc netbook. Everything was working fine until randomly I was unable to connect to my wireless, or any wireless for that matter. When I tried to, I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 ethernet slow

Hey since this morning my Ubuntu 14.04 Ethernet connection is really slow but the strange thing is I have a hotspot in my machine and the phone connected to it has fast Internet.......... I really ...
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Wired connection problem Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I recently added a partition to my computer with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit. It is Turbo-X dual-boot with Windows 7. The Ethernet works good in Windows but in Ubuntu does not work. The wired ...
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Ethernet problems on ASIX AX88772B USB 2.0 Ethernet adapter

I have some problems with ethernet on Linux chrubuntu 3.13.0-29-generic. Network manager shows the network is connected and the device is recognized, but there is no internet. Interestingly it ...
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Can I share a private IP address on Wi-Fi and Ethernet?

I have a laptop which is usually on Ethernet and has a static IP. Sometimes I need to take it away from my desk and use the wifi. How can I make the Ethernet and Wi-Fi use the same private IP address? ...
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Share connection to router from second ethernet

I read all the previous posts but I didn't find anything that fit my needs. I have a PC with Xubuntu and 2 Ethernet cards. With a port (eth1) I have the Internet connection (static IP address) I want ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Network Problem

I have an issue with my Ubuntu 14.04. I am able to connect to wireless networks without any problems, but when I am in my Dorm Room, I cannot connect to my wired Internet connection. It works fine ...
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LXC bridging with two NICs

I am setting up a server to host a number of LXC containers, for now just isolating web and db services. The server I am using has two NICs and I'd like to use one for host traffic and one for ...
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No connection with Ethernet

When I installed ubuntu 14.04 my ethernet is not connecting. Anyone can help me , please ? NetworkManager Tool State: disconnected Device: eth0 Type: Wired Driver: r8169 ...
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ifconfig eth0 eth0: error fetching interface information: Device not found

I'm new to Ubuntu. In my system WIFI is working fine but Ethernet is not working fine. ifconfig -a lo Link encap:Local Loopback inet addr:127.0.0.1 Mask:255.0.0.0 ...
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Network Unclaimed with HP Ethernet 1Gb 4-port 331T Adapter

My desktop computer runs Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. It has a one port Ethernet 'eth0' interface. I have four Ethernet-enabled signal processing devices. To connect these devices to my computer for data ...
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Can't ping my own local machine by IP address?

I have an Ubuntu machine named ci-server, with wired connection and fixed IP address of 192.168.0.214. When I ping by IP I get the following output: administrator@ci-server:~$ ping 192.168.0.214 ...
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How to use Telnet through wlan0 when eth0 is default device?

I've got a bit of a conundrum that I can't find anything for, so I'm asking for help. I recently got an AR2Drone from Parrot. I'd like to get some cool software on it, explore its file architecture, ...
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Get all binded ip addresses

I have configured my network card eth0 to use 3 IPs, such as 192.168.1.10, 10.0.0.10 and 192.168.0.10. After network restart, ifconfig is showing only one IP ie, 192.168.1.10. But I can ping ...