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

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How can I connect to two networks simultaneously?

I have just moved house and my ISP have not reconnected my internet yet. So I need two connections: one to my LAN (via ethernet) for my NAS, printer, etc. and the other needs to connect wirelessly to ...
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VirtualBox - no eth0 or wlan0 connection (Ubuntu / CentOS)

I checked all possible places in order to solve this issue and only decided to post a question here because I'm at the verge of giving up. So, I recently installed VirtualBox 4.3.26 on my Ubuntu ...
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Cannot connect DSL after upgrade from 14.10 to 15.04

After upgrade Ubuntu I cannot connect to DSL. I have system message: (1) *Creating object for path '/org/freedesktop/NetworkManager/ActiveConnection/9' failed in libnm-glib.* What is it? I have got ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 after reboot lost Ethernet connection

I've installed Ubuntu 15.04 and after a reboot I lose my Ethernet connection. After I've disable and re-enabled my connection Ethernet works fine, until I reboot again. This has been going on ever ...
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How to make virtual interface ping to a host in the network

I created a virtual interface as indicated in this Unix.SE post. I.e. sudo modprobe dummy sudo ip link set name eth10 dev dummy0 sudo ifconfig eth10 up sudo ifconfig eth10 192.168.1.150 I want to ...
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Will this work? [on hold]

I have a relative who doesn't have a Ethernet jack to her laptop and was wondering if a USB 2.0 Male to 10/100Mbps RJ45 LAN Ethernet Network Plug Adapter Cable will work. She has a old netbook ...
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Ethernet connection not working after installing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

EDIT: PROBLEM IS BACK.. I cant figure out a permanent and reliable way around the bug (have managed the bug to go away 2 times) my files keep duplicating themselves with a ~ after their name, so if I ...
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Ethernet not working and wireless is slow

I have a desktop PC that I built that I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 next to Windows 8.1. It has an Ethernet port on the motherboard (MSI Z97S) and a wireless card in a PCI-Express slot (Asus ...
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Wired connection of Qualcom card not working, can't compile drivers

I am using ubuntu 14.10 and I can't get my wirdec connection to work: srd@ubuntu:~/Downloads$ ifconfig lo Link encap:Local Loopback inet addr:127.0.0.1 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 ethernet connection using graphical network manager

I am trying to connect Ubuntu 14.04 to the internet with an ethernet cable. I have turned wireless off. The cable works off a Windows laptop that I am using now. When I plug in the cable 'wired ...
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“No network devices available” Ubuntu 14.04

I'm new to the Ubuntu community, so please, give a step-by-step answer if possible. Everything was fine, until my battery became critically low and my computer turned off. After charging and turning ...
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Share internet from PC to unrooted android smart phone connected via USB cable

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with Windows 7 Dual boot (both 32 bit) in my desktop. I use cable broadband (Ethernet). I have an unrooted android smart phone running KitKat 4.4.2. This device has a ...
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KVM Bridging - Network connection fails if I change Device model to VirtIO from rtl8139

I'm setting up my first VM and am using bridging to access my network. It's a Windows7 VM on Ubuntu 14.10. I read that changing to 'Device Model = VirtIO' in the definition of the VM will improve ...
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Can't connect with ethernet. System keeps trying to connect then give up

Recently i did a fresh install of version 14.04 on my desktop. Despite of some problems, everything is working fine. The only thing that i can't get to work is my Ethernet connection. When i try to ...
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Ethernet on laptop only works occasionally

The Ethernet connection on my laptop works only occasionally. Wi-Fi on my laptop works, so the problem does not seem to be with the Internet connection. Plugging in the Ethernet cable and turning off ...
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Dell C640 No internet with Ubuntu

Installed ubuntu-14.04.2 on Dell C640 for my kid (edubuntu) Problem: No wired connection. No wifi connection. Slitaz linux connects using wired connection. Machine uses: "Agere Wireless Mini-PCI ...
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OSSEC HIDS reports “Interface entered in promiscuous(sniffing) mode”

I have installed the latest version of OSSEC HIDS (2.8.1), and I keep now getting these email notifications from it: OSSEC HIDS Notification. 2015 Apr 08 11:26:17 Received From: ...
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Ubuntu doesn't detect eth0

I use dual-boot Ubuntu 14.04 / Windows 8.1. I formatted Windows, but grub didn't catch Windows. So I used boot-repair and it worked well except one thing... Ubuntu doesn't detect eth0 after I used ...
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I managed to completely remove my ethernet card, even from BIOS

The problem is that I can't use my built in ethernet card. BIOS can't see it if I use SMART LAN it runs only "Virtual Cable Test", Windows can't use the card obviously, not even Xubuntu. Here is what ...
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How to route transmission traffic

Trying to get Transmission to only use my wifi interface (wlan0), while everything else uses ethernet (eth0). I was able to bind Transmission to the wlan0 IP but can't get it to work unless I ...
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Ethernet not working. Says cable unplugged on Ubuntu Gnome 14.10

When I go into the network settings in Ubuntu Gnome 14.10 (Which I heard is now a official flavour of Ubuntu) it usually says it's connected but at 10Mbs which is extremely slow and barely scratches ...
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Installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, Wired and WIreless connections availiable, but no/ limited internet access

Greetings Veteran Ubuntu Users! I've tried to solve the issue on my own for the better part of the weekend, but some help would be most welcomed. I'm also new to Linux based-OS. Onto the issue... ...
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No ethernet connection only wifi

I'm providing some of the terminal tests I done for a Dell latitude D520 with Ubuntu 12.04. Please any help will be appreciated. PCI: lspci 02:00.0 Ethernet controller: Broadcom Corporation ...
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How do I share my ethernet connection with my Android phone?

How can I share my ethernet-connected Ubuntu 14.10 laptop's Internet connection to my Android phone?
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Add an aliased interface eth0:0 to my wireless bridge

So, I have internet access being shared with iptables MASQUERADE to my wlan0 (hostapd). I have my eth0 with dhclient to have internet. I wanted to add eth0:0 to the internal subnet. As soon as I ...
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No internet connection after dual installing Ubuntu 14.04 beside Windows 8.1

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 along side Windows 7 and I had access to my wifi networks. But since I upgraded to Windows 8.1 and installed Ubuntu 14.04 along side, I can't even connect to my wired ...
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How do I connect to the internet using a wireless router at the same time as connecting to a lan using an ethernet connection?

Setup: I have two computers, both with an ethernet and wireless interface. I have router A that is connected to the internet. I have a router B that is not connected to the internet. I would like ...
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New install of 14.04 with wired connection. getting error “Disconnected - you are now offline”

Pretty much the title. Feeling really lost. Output of ifconfig: eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 74:d4:35:97:a6:97 inet6 addr: fe80::76d4:35ff:fe97:a697/64 Scope:Link UP ...
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Connect to internet on Ubuntu 14.10

I recently downloaded Ubuntu 14.10 on my HP Pavilion. I try to connect to internet by wired connection but Ubuntu doesn’t recognize the Ethernet card. When I follow the instructions at: ...
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Recognize ethernet adapter on Ubuntu 14.10

I try to connect to internet on my Laptop HP Pavilion using Ubuntu 14.10, but there is a problem that Ubuntu doesn't recognize the wired connection or the Ethernet adapter: When I type ifconfig, it ...
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Auto Ethernet not seen in Network notifier in Ubuntu 14.10

Even with the network cable connected (HP2000 laptop), I do not seem to be network connected. At the same time, the Wi-Fi is working -though sluggishly. Till a couple of days back, it was the other ...
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USB ethernet not being redetected after unplugging

I have a USB Ethernet adapter for an Ubuntu 14.10 laptop. When I turn on my computer while it's plugged in it gets detected fine and I'm able to access the internet. The thing just works. However ...
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Ethernet not working

I am new to ubuntu and I am having trouble accessing the internet via eth0 (it was working till yesterday). I have gone through the forums and implemented a few suggestions (creating new ethernet, ...
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Unable to run 2 ethernet connections at the same time

I have a workstation with the two ethernet ports (eth0, eth1), the problem is that i cannot run with both ports up and running. I can run with either one of them, but not both. auto lo iface lo inet ...
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In two ethernet interfaces am unable to ping one

There are 2 ethernet interfaces for my VM which is eth0 and eth1. In that am able to ping eth0 but not eth1. Please help me on this.
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eth0 “unconfigures” after time

I'm a new Ubuntu user trying to get grounded in some basics. I manage to configure an IPv4 LAN address through editing /etc/network/interfaces. I then shutdown and restart eth0, and I have a stable ...
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Intermittent internet connection

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my desktop. I have the same installed on my laptop. My laptop has no issues. I have tested all of my other devices and I have no issues with any of them. My ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 cannot connect to Wired Network from my Desktop

I upgraded my Ubuntu version to 14.10 and all of a sudden it won't connect to Internet at all. This is my Desktop and after upgrade it shows a wireless icon in the network manager panel Here are some ...
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SOLVED: Ethernet connection problems in Xubuntu 14.04 (intermittent packet loss)

UPDATE: I have discovered that eth0 did not reset to half-duplex all of the time but only some times. Also, it occasionally appeared to have trouble resolving DNS. Then, I connected the system in ...
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Trouble with accessing Axis IP camera on Ubuntu

I have an Axis IP camera and am unable to access it through ubuntu 14.04 It works well on windows, but It doesn't connect on linux. I tried displaying the connections using avahi-discover, but it ...
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Nvidia ethernet drivers in Ubuntu 14.04

Ubuntu 14.04 refuses to work with an older Nvidia ethernet chipset, namely with the MCP51 ethernet controller. The forcedeth ethernet module refuses to work with this chipset, whatever I try. When ...
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wlan0 does not work.(eth0, wlan0 same netmask)

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. as wlan0 was connected to WiFi. The ping is not a gateway for wlan0. netmask of eth0 and wlan0 is the same. root@kwon-530U3C-530U4C:/home/kwon# ifconfig eth0 Link ...
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Ubuntu Ethernet not working 14.04

I Recently Dual Booted Linux Ubuntu with Windows 7, the Ethernet Internet works on Win-7 but not Ubuntu. sudo ethtool eth0 result nick@Linux-Dual-Boot:~$ sudo ethtool eth0 [sudo] password ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Ethernet Configuration not working

I would like to connect my laptop (ASUS N56-JN) through ethernet. I haven't been able to do so for a while now and I have tried most of the methods suggested in the other questions on this. The cable ...
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Network connectivity problem

I have installed ubuntu 14.04 along with windows 7. I recently upgraded win 7 to windows 8.1. But, it wasn't working properly so I made a fresh windows 7 install. Windows is working fine but ubuntu is ...
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Ethernet is keep disconnecting in ubuntu 14.10

I am using Ubuntu 14.10. Ethernet keep disconnecting after 1 min and displaying below message. result of command "sudo lshw -C network"
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Ethernet Issue on Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to use the eth0 port on an Asus running Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS (Trusty Tahr). It was working fine, but suddenly my pc is not recognizing the wired connection - under connections for ethernet ...
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ethernet not working on Dell with docking station Kubuntu 12.04

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a Dell Precision M70. I tried installing Ubuntu 14.04, but the desktop display was really screwed up. I had Ubuntu 12.04 working previously so I went back. The wireless ...
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Restore wired network connection

Hi My problem is the following: I was at my friend, were they had mac filter on the network. I used to clone the MAC in the network manager, but I accidentally copied it in the wrong field, and ...
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Fake wired connection as connected without lan cable

I am using Pro engineer wildfire 4.0 using wine loader. license server is based on mac address of Ethernet card. the software loads when connected to internet but fails to retrieve mac address without ...