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

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LAN7500 usb ethernet adapter Ubuntu 14.04

I have a Dell Precision M3800 that came with a LAN7500 usb ethernet adapter. The issue I am having on both my new laptop and old desktop is that when connected to the internet through the adapter, ...
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Cannot connect to ethernet

I have a dual boot laptop. In Windows I can connect to ethernet without a problem but in Ubuntu Trusty it cannot get an IP address. Doesn't seem to be the network's fault because I've had this problem ...
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SOLVED: Installing ethernet driver in Kubuntu 14.04 without internet connection

I have installed Kubuntu 14.04 (desktop version). I wish to install Ethernet drivers. I have two ethernet ports and I found that the drivers that I need are e1000e and igb-5.2.13-k. I have ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 freeze whenever Ethernet cable plugged in

I have hp pavilion dv2000 laptop and i have installed windows 7 and Ubuntu server 14.04.3 parallel. After that from Ubuntu I install xen 4.4. Now when I start Ubuntu with xen and plug Ethernet cable ...
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Can't Conect To the Ethernet or Wifi after installing Ubuntu 14 [closed]

I just bought a laptop Acer E5-422G and came along Linux Limpus (a basic non graphical interfaced version of it) After trying to get it to work I gave up and installed linux Ubuntu 14.10 from a app ...
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Can you connect the Orange Box to ethernet? [closed]

I'm new to using the Orange Box - is it possible to connect it to the internet using the ethernet switch on the side of the box rather than the WiFi? I'm using it at work where WiFi is pretty ...
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Ethernet-Connection ubuntu with VMware Player

I installed VMware Player 7.1.2 on my Windows 7. On my VM I installed ubuntu 14.04. Now I have problems connecting to internet. With my computer I am connected with ethernet. Ubuntu can connect with ...
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Connect Ethernet network to Wireless network on one computer

I have access to the internet via ethernet port. I've been given a WiFi dongle and a task to implement WiFi access point that devices can connect to and use internet trough the ethernet port. So far ...
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wifi list won't show and even ethernet won't show

my wifi list and ethernet doesn't show up. I've had this problem for days now. what do I do? there is no additional drivers. even the wifi icon isn't showing.
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Ethernet not showing up in available connections - Ubuntu 15.04

I thought this would be a standard issue but I can't seem to find the answer on the internet. I have a Dell Inspiron 7527 with Kubuntu 15.04 installed, using the network-manager. Unfortunately the ...
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Installing alx driver on ubuntu 15.04

I have a Killer E2200 ethernet device which is not detected by ubuntu. My mobo is a msi gaming z87 I saw this post which has a guide to installing the alx drivers but when I run fakeroot make I get ...
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Unable to connect to internet via Ethernet on various Ubuntu versions - how to troubleshoot and fix?

A friend of mine is being unable to establish an ethernet connection to his router. He has tried Ubuntu versions 12.04, 14.04 and 15.04 ,as well as Linux Mint 17, 17.2, LMDE, SolydK and Debian. It ...
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Dell inspiron 1501 ubuntu 14.04 lts 32bit doesn't work but ethernet work [duplicate]

I install ubuntu 14.04 on my old laptop but wifi doesn't work and when i use fn+f2 keys for wifi nothing change. sometime when i boot xp and use wifi and boot ubuntu again wifi led still run but wifi ...
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Have to force start Ethernet nic every login/restart

I have to run mii-tool -F 100baseTx-FD every time I log in or restart, I tried adding the command to both places answered here: How to run command at startup? but that hasn't worked, I still have to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Wireless working but eht not

I cannot get my Ethernet to work. I know that the router and cable are OK as I tested it on Windows. But in Linux only the wireless is working. Output from ifconfig eth0 Link encap:Ethernet ...
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Internet is extremely slow on Ubuntu with Realtek 8168 (rev 09)

I was using Windows 10 and decided to install Ubuntu, my internet works extremly slow. On Windows 10 it worked perfectly fine. edit: 03:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., ...
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Enthernet cable not detected by Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Enthernet cable not detected by Ubuntu 14.04 LTS but it is being detected by Windows 8 and the internet is also not working in the terminal (even through the WiFi). please help !!! "ifconfig -a" ...
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How to setup and save vlans on ethernet

I am trying to setup vlans on my eth0 network card. The following are the steps that I've taken: Install vlan with sudo apt-get install vlan Edit /etc/network/interfaces in vi by adding: auto ...
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Why 169.254.0.0 appears by default in the routing table?

I defined a subnet on eth0 in /etc/network/interfaces with: # interfaces(5) file used by ifup(8) and ifdown(8) auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static ...
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Transfer files between Ubuntu 15.04 and Windows 7 via Ethernet

I'm trying to get my backup files in a shared folder in my Win7 desktop back to my laptop running Lubuntu 15.04. The two pc's are connected directly via Ethernet, now I need to access the shared ...
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Wifi shared through ethernet cable [To Raspberry Pi]

I have a laptop connected to wifi. I would like to connect my Raspberry Pi to it with an ethernet cable and have access to internet thanks to the laptop connection. The laptop runs Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS, ...
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How do I configure network interfaces after installing a basic command-line system?

I have installed a basic command-line system and didn't configure networking at setup time. Namely, I have booted from Lubuntu 14.04 Alternate CD, pressed F4 and selected 'Install a command-line ...
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Wireless Hardware Switch on Lenovo Yoga 3 14 Ubuntu 14.04

I have Lenovo Yoga 3 14 which had Windows 8.1 preinstalled. I dual-booted Ubuntu 14.04. I am able to connect to WiFi networks while using Windows but on Ubuntu, I get the message "Wireless Hardware ...
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Networking - Wired network works on Windows 8.1 but not on Ubuntu 15.04

I have dual booted Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 15.04 on my asus xx130d laptop.The problem i'm facing is I am not able to access internet on Ubuntu though I can access it on windows. I have wired internet ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS does not connect to the internet anymore

I switched off my Ubuntu Server, but, when I started it, it didn't connect to the Internet. It is connected to the router via Ethernet. What can I do? The result of ipaddr is: 1: lo: ...
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Unable to make a wired connect to internet after using Windows®

As long as I don't use Windows® I can reliably connect, even after multiple reboots. However any time after I boot into Windows®, then if I want to use my wired ethernet connection in Linux, I must ...
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Inateck USB 3.0 Hub+Gigabit Ethernet Adapter with Acer c720

I'm not sure if this is where I should be asking this, so if this is the wrong place please let me know and I can post elsewhere. I am running HugeGreenBug's Ubuntu 14.10 for Acer c720 with coreboot ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 wired connection keep disconnecting

I was using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my Dell Vostro laptop. Yesterday I upgraded the same into Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, after upgrading my wired ethernet connection is getting automatically disconnected after ...
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Disconnected you are now offline ubuntu 14.04

True novice at linux. Was using my machine and out of no where i get that error message. I have tried everything i could think of to resolve but with no avail. Does not work via ether net or wifi. ...
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Ethernet cable not being detected

I'm on Ubuntu 14.04. And when I connect my Ethernet cable , I get the option to auto ethernet, but when I select it, it just says "disconnected, you are now offline" after a while and never connects ...
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Ubuntu Ethernet cable not detected

My ethernet connection works fine in windows 8.1. But in ubuntu 15.04 it does not detect the link Here's the output of ethtool eth0: Settings for eth0: Supported ports: [ TP MII ] Supported link ...
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Internet not working on Ubuntu 14.04.01 LTS

I am unable to connect to the internet from within Ubuntu (version 14.04.01 LTS). I've tried solutions in related forum posts, but none of them have worked so far. Any help to resolve this would be ...
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Use laptop wifi on desktop

I have had some wireless USB problems and I have decided to just try and use the piggyback-a-laptop method.I have an Ethernet cord, a Ubuntu 15.04 Desktop and a Peppermint 5 laptop.I have tried the ...
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Piggyback Ubuntu Desktop on Peppermint laptop wifi [duplicate]

As of late,i have had some real wireless USB problems and i've decided to just try and use the piggyback-a-laptop method, i have an Ethernet cord, a ubuntu 15.04 Desktop and a Peppermint 5 laptop. ...
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DFE 520 TX wont work!

To start with, this is my first time working with linux and my engish is far from perfect but i will try to be as clear as i can. I cannot connect to the internet. My router is working fine, i can ...
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Can't ethernet connect to ubuntu server 14.04 using my ubuntu 14.04

I achieved ethernet connection once today, under eth0, and access my PHP instance with 10.42.0.33. However, I am now using a hotspot thingie that while charging needs to be usb connected to my ...
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Ethernet port doesn't work when laptop plugged out of AC power

Currently, I have 3 OS installed on my Disk, Windows 7 Ubuntu 15.04 Kali Linux (Recently installed) The problem persists before installation of Kali Linux that, When I've booted into Ubuntu, ...
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Connecting Ubuntu 14.04 and OS X 10.10.3 Via Ethernet Cable

I have got a PC running Ubuntu 14.04.02 and an iMac running OS X 10.10.3 Now , I have got some big files ( >500 gigs) on both the machines . I would like to establish an ethernet connection between ...
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bonding virtual network interfaces in ubuntu

I have one physical interface(eth0) and two virtual interfaces(eth0:1, eth0:2) , both of virtual interfaces have Public IP addresses. I want to bond these two virtual interfaces into bond0, As you can ...
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Conflict between two network interfaces eth0 and eth1

I have a computer connected to the router and the PS2 is connected to a computer. When the PS2 off, the computer connects to the Internet, and everything works fine. But when the PS2 is turned on and ...
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Which Ubuntu versions for phones and tablets support ethernet connectivity?

Which Ubuntu versions for phones and tablets support ethernet connectivity? If I install Ubuntu on my phone or tablet, can I connect to a LAN port via a usb-ethernet adapter?
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Piggy back ubuntu desktop on my windows laptop wifi so the desktop can access the internet?

I need to have internet on my ubuntu / mint desktop. The only way I can get online right now is wifi and I couldn't get the USB Netgear WNA3100 to work because without internet packages won't install ...
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connecting an Ethernet which needs a password and a user name?

I have an account through a wired network (Ethernet) internet provider - a person that have an internet LAN and share it with neighbours in exchange with money - every one of us have an account and a ...
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How to find PCI address of an ethernet interface?

is there a way to find out the PCI bus number of an Ethernet interface or vice versa. I am looking to write a Bash/Python script which gives some thing like pci_address = some_function(eth0) where ...
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Ubuntu OCS inventory ng on virtual machine ethernet doesn't work

It's my first time using this. I have big problem connecting VM to network. I changed network setting on VM to bridged, but whet i use ifconfig -a I only see local and eth2 (which does not have ip ...
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wired network connection in xubuntu not working with r8169

I am working on a brand new laptop with xubuntu 15.04. Wireless is working ok. Wired connection says connected when plugged in, and disconnected after 2 seconds or so. "Enable networking" is ticked. ...
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Ubuntu and Ethernet problems?

I'm using Kubuntu 15.04 on an HP Pavilion dv3-2003tu. Recently I switched my hard drive to a new one that still contains Kubuntu and what I'm wondering is why Kubuntu can't connect to my ethernet ...
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Wired Ethernet not detected for specific modem Ubuntu 14.04

I have a dual boot system with Ubuntu 14.04 & windows(ethernet & wifi works perfectly in windows) The wifi is not working in Ubuntu so I use ethernet cable. The Ethernet at my office ...
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Internet Connection not being picked up

My dad has ubuntu installed on his PC, and up to now we haven't had any issues with it. However a couple of days ago it auto-updated to a new version of ubuntu. Looking at the details in settings, it ...
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connect to wlan0, and eth0 as safeguard in etc/network/interfaces

I am currently running rpis headless that send data over ethernet to a server that is also connected to the router through ethernet. Using a usb wifi adapter and keeping the same IP address, i would ...