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

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Can't connect to ethernet with Atheros AR8161 on Ubuntu 12.04.2

I have read most of the answers that seem relevant to this, but I thinlk my issue is different and I haven't found the answer. I have a new HP Pavilion HPE h8-1360t computer. It has Windows 7 and ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 on Mac Mini 6,2 ethernet port Broadcom NetXtreme BCM57766 not detected

The said network adapter is not recognized in 13.04. In 12.04 and 12.10 I had used the driver proposed from broadcom download site, configured as dkms package it was always updated. On the 3.8.x ...
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Inconsistent internet connection device (eth0 eth1 eth2)

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04, and to my knowledge there is only 1 networking card on my machine (Dell laptop) --- I can't imagine why there would be more than 1. Sometimes my internet connection runs ...
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Ethernet problem after upgrading to 13.04 wired connection

I upgraded from 12.10 to 13.04 but now I do not have an Ethernet connection. I upgraded just an hour ago. Is there a way to enable or check the hardware to see if my card is supported. I need help as ...
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MSI Bigfoot gaming LAN Killer e2200 not working [duplicate]

I have done lspci -vnn and got this 02:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Qualcomm Atheros Killer E2200 Gigabit Ethernet Controller [1969:e091] (rev 13) Subsystem: Micro-Star International Co., ...
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No networking on boot after upgrading Kubuntu to 13.04

I upgraded Kubuntu to 13.04 today. I'm using an ethernet connection. On every boot, networking service is running and everything is configured properly, but it can't establish a connection. I have to ...
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MAC address changing in Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I am trying to change the MAC address of my device. I tried the ifconfig way as well as the macchanger tool way. However although the MAC address changes on interface eth0. I do not get a DHCP based ...
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Ethernet problem in ubuntu 13.04

Can't wait till raring officially release, I decided to use daily-image of it. However, my ethernet is not working. cannot be selected and activated to retrieve DHCP from my LAN. It was working ...
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How do I enable the alx ethernet driver on Ubuntu 13.04?

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 13.04 64 bit on my Lenovo IdeaPad laptop and am having trouble getting the Ethernet to work. The alx driver required for my laptop's AR8161 Gigabit Ethernet controller to ...
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Dynamic switching between Ethernet and Wifi

At my university, or specifically in my dorm, Ethernet speed is a sluggish 10 Mb/s. Wifi, on the other hand, is as much as 100 Mb/s if you have a good antenna - I do not, so speeds range from 50 Mb/s ...
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Wlan unplugs when ethernet connected

I own an HP ProBook 4510s Energy Star. I am connected over WiFi to the internet with a broad-com BCM4312 using the b43 driver. I am trying to share my Internet connection to a tp-link access ...
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Ethernet not working (neither even detected) on Ubuntu 12.04

Ethernet is not being detected on my computer running Ubuntu 12.04 with LAMP. The last thing I remember doing is following this tutorial: ...
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problem with D-Link DUB-E100 usb to ethernet adapter

I am trying to use a D-Link DUB-E100 usb to Ethernet adapter. It uses the ASIX 8817X chipset. I have Ubuntu 12.04 kernel 3.2.0-39. The driver supplied with the adapter did not compile. I downloaded an ...
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How do I get a StarTech USB 3.0 to Gigabit Ethernet Adapter working?

I bought a Startech USB 3.0 to Gigabit Ethernet Adapter and looking for linux drivers. I did google search and did not come up with anything. Startech.com has only windows drivers. Any help on ...
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ethtool on Ubuntu and an USB to Ethernet adapter

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04, recently I purchased an USB to Ethernet adapter. The dmesg command shows the model as "Davicom DM9601 USB Ethernet". I'm unable to use ethtool to modify any of its settings. ...
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How to fix networking after installing a new CPU/Motherboard?

Upgraded from an AthlonII to an FX-8350. This meant new motherboard/integrated LAN. I can't figure out how to configure the new setup to connect to my network. Any help appreciated. Also, as i ...
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Suspend problem associated with ethernet on ubuntu 12.10

I have an Asus Vivobook s200 with Ubuntu 12.10 64bit on it. I have the following problem. After booting the laptop the ethernet works and if i click suspend it works normally. Then when I wake the ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 Wireless internet works but wired internet with Ethernet doesn't

I've recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 as a dual boot with Windows 7 but I've found my that neither operating systems can detect any of my ethernet cables. Wireless internet does work on both though. My ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 - “the system network services are not compatible with this version”

Fairly new to Ubuntu, know my way around, but novice user. Started my Laptop running Ubuntu 12.10 this morning, and no wireless or Eth. Look at Network Manager and this message: "the system network ...
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What is the best way to trigger scripts or actions when the computer is disconnected from the network?

I am running 12.04 LTS. There are a number of shared resources that I use that are housed remotely on a local server. When disconnected from the network (on say a network, or router failure), I would ...
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Wifi disconnects when Ethernet connected

I'm using a WiFi connection on Ubuntu 12 and connecting to XP directly via Ethernet cable. I've set the ipv4 settings of the Ubuntu wired connection to: share with other computers and restarted. ...
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how to enable internet with ubuntu 10.04

I have installed UBUNTU 10.04 dual with my windows 8. but the internet is disabled, both the Ethernet and wireless, I try this link but when type this commands sudo apt-get update there are ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.10 not obtaining IP address until a user logs in

I just did a recent install of Ubuntu Server 12.10 (no GUI, command line only) on a new system. I noticed that upon booting the server does not obtain an IP address from my router. However, once I ...
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Can't start ethernet network connection

After electric surge grub loader has stoped working which i fixed with 'grub-install', but now i can't make ethernet working again. Bootable version of Ubuntu doesn't working too. What is the ...
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Why doesn't Ubuntu automatically disable wireless networking when a wired connection is active?

When I have Wireless enabled and plug in my Ethernet cable, the wireless connection stays active, even when the wireless and wired connections are through the same network. I'm aware of this question ...
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How do I share my wireless connection via a wired cable?

Im trying to share the wireless from my netbook eeepc to my desktop computer that does not have any wifi, it can run internet through a cable connected to my internet router but im wondering if there ...
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wired network not working DELL 17R SE

Wired Network not working; it shows connected to network but I get no Internet access..! System DELL 17R SE Output of lspci -nnk | grep -iEA3 "(network|ethernet|wireless|broadcom)" lspci -nnk | grep ...
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How to troubleshoot ethernet port on laptop

I have a problem with my wired connection. To be more specific, my laptop doesn't seems to recognize that I have plugged in an ethernet cable. I tried to download new drivers for my ethernet card, ...
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Why won't Ubuntu use my ethernet cable?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and for some reason, Ubuntu will not use an Ethernet cord. It will recognize it and say that I have a connection, but it won't access the internet through it. I plan to use ...
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What is the Ethernet driver in Ubuntu 12.10?

I have been asked by the IT people at my work to uninstall and reinstall my Ethernet driver in order to try and fix a connection problem. When looking in Software Centre, I find those packages when ...
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No network on Ubuntu Server after changing the modem

I upgraded my Internet connection, and after changing the Modem my Ubuntu Server's eth0 doesn't come up. I looked at /etc/netwrork/interfaces, it looks all normal eth0 is set to auto and dhcp # The ...
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Wired ethernet on a Mac mini 2012 with Ubuntu 12.10 problem

I have a issue with a late mac mini 6.1 2012 Ubuntu: 12.10 Kernel: 3.5.0-25 generic lspci -nnk | grep -i net -a3: 00:1f.3 SMBus [0c05]: Intel Corporation 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family SMBus ...
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How do I install the correct Ethernet driver?

So I’m new with Ubuntu, and I'm having huge problems installing the Ethernet driver to get the wired connection to work. I read that downloading the compatible wireless driver will get it to work, ...
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Wired connection periodically lost in Ubuntu 12.10 (AR8161)

Wired connection is lost periodically and not reestablished until rebooting. I bought desktop and install fresh Ubuntu 12.10. My network card with Atheros Communications Inc. AR8161 Gigabit Ethernet ...
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12.04.2 - after the last update my qualcomm atheros gigabit ethernet driver is lost

after the last update the driver is lost. I have tried hard (several nights) to get it running. Now with the last update it's gone. Any thoughts why this is not supported natively? What is the best ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - Not recognizing Atheros AR8161 Gigabit Ethernet

I built my own computer about a month ago and loaded Windows 7 on it, and then decided to put Ubuntu 12.04 on instead. It doesn't recognize my ethernet cable, and I cannot get any internet ...
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Why can't I see my LAN network with Gigabyte GA-H77-DS3H?

I can't connect via Ethernet cable to my Linksys WRTSL554GS router. I think my mobo, a Gigabyte GA-H77-DS3H does not have Wi-Fi so I don't have that option either. When I do a ifconfig this is what ...
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Why are Ethtool WOL settings reset on startup?

I installed ethtool and ran ethtool -s eth1 wol g to allow my server (ubuntu 12.04) to wake up on LAN (WOL). This setting is for some reason reset every startup, so I added the above command to ...
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Why is my eth0 interface not detected when installing Snort?

I am trying to install Snort on Ubuntu Server in VMware. It works fine before the setting up network cards. I've edited /etc/network/interfaces with the following data: #######Primary address auto ...
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How do I install drivers for the Atheros AR8161 Ethernet controller? - update

I checked How do I install drivers for the Atheros AR8161 Ethernet controller? I have same problem: when I pasted this part wget -O- ...
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Cannot setup 1 Gbit ethernet connection

I'm using Kubuntu 12.10. My router operate at 1Gbit connection with my other PC, I have 1Gbit ethernet card, cable is cat5e and can't setup 1Gbit ethernet connection. Only 100Mbit/s. lspci|grep ...
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How to configure preferred network for internet?

I am connected to a LAN network and wireless network. Both provide access to internet. Sometimes when the internet on LAN is not working, the browser simply throws an exception instead of switching ...
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Problem installing ethernet and wireless driver in ubuntu 12.10

My laptop is Dell Inspiron 14R. My ethernet and wireless controllers are: Atheros AR8162 Fast Ethernet [1969:1090] (rev 10) Network Controller Broadcom BCM43142 802.11b/g/n [14e4:4365] (rev 01) ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 will only connect through ethernet [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Install Broadcom / STA Wireless card (BCM43XX) I recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 on a friend's laptop but I'm having trouble getting it to work with his router ...
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12.10: ethernet device is not created on boot

I have a problem with my wired interface - an appropriate device for it is just not created at boot. What is strange about it is that it never gets enabled on boot, but is always created after a ...
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How to sync files on 2 computers using an ethernet cable (offline)?

I have a laptop running Ubuntu 12.04 and a netbook running Ubuntu 12.10. I want to sync some folders from my laptop on my netbook, connecting them with an ethernet cable. Both computers are offline, ...
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USB ethernet adapter: 'Cable unplugged' message while plugged in

I have an Acer Travelmate C110 with Ubuntu 11.10. There's a built in network card, when I connect the cable to it everything works fine (mail, internet,...). I now bought a USB ethernet adapter. (It ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 no network devices detected

I installed ubuntu 12.10 on my Dell Vostro 3460 and no network devices are detected (ethernet and wireless). when I run lspic, I see: 1:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 ...
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Configure ubuntu with two network adapters and a switch

After 4 hours of trying to configure this I'm getting mad. I've the next setup: eth0: is the on board lan adapter and this one connect directly to a switch. eth1: is the lan adapter (pci card) that ...
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What package should I install for driver of the Atheros AR8161 Ethernet Controller without net?

I've read in this Question that a new package exists for this driver. But I am confused. There are a lot of packages and I don't know which one do I need. I have a DellVostro-3460, Ubuntu 12.10, ...