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

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Bridge wireless and ethernet to KVM

I've just installed a new laptop with Ubuntu 14.10 Desktop and I'd like to get try and get KVM running so that I can host a couple of guest VM's. The problem is I can't figure out how to configure the ...
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I have an Intel i217 -v Ethernet Controller and nothing is working for internet connection

I built a server yesterday with a Gigabyte g1 sniper. It uses the Intel i217 -v for ethernet. I installed the drivers and everything and nothing is working to get ethernet working. I attached the ...
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14.04 Desktop Installation, Wired Connection Problems

Okay, I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my mother's Medion Titanium MD 8030. I was trying to get the internet working on it via ethernet cable because it's situated right next to the modem; however, the ...
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Ethernet not working ubuntu 14.04

I can't get my device connected to the internet. This is the content of /etc/network/interfaces: auto lo iface lo inet loopback iface eth0 inet dhcp iface usb0 inet dhcp iface wlan0 inet dhcp ...
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No usb or Ethernet after installation

I'm writing this using mobile phone. I installed Ubuntu latest, but only usb 3.0 ports are working, Ethernet and usb 2.0 seems to be recognized but not functioning, and this also happened on Fedora ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 recognize my Thunderbolt Ethernet only in start up

Ubuntu 14.04 recognize my Thunderbolt Ethernet only in start up and when Ethernet disconnect or unplug Thunderbolt Ethernet, i can not connect to Ethernet network any more and i have to restart. how ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 upgrade wired ethernet slow

I have upgraded to 14.04 and am experiencing slow wired ethernet connection. Windows 7 pc wireless connection receives 8Mbs Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 1-2Mbs Only started after upgrade. Ethernet details: ...
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eth0 connection fails

I'm getting really frustrated with Ubuntu 14.04 at this point, after having to solve so many problems with it. I use my current laptop at work, and there it seems to actually be able to connect over ...
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Fundamental difference between a Ethernet (networking) driver and a pcie driver

May be its a dumb question but can somebody explain the fundamental difference when you say a pcie or a Ethernet drivers. As such there are many networking cards with pcie interface. Consider below ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 ethernet connection problem

I've just upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04, and when I disconnect the ethernet cable or I suspend, network manager keeps trying connecting 4-5 times, with failures, and then finally succeed. If I restart, ...
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Can't get my wired connection to work

Wireless works fine without any problem, but wired connection is not working for me. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04. I have tried to follow a number of different topics, mainly these; http://...
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slow boot time on two static IPs

I was wondering why I have such a slow boot time when I have two static IPs set in the /etc/networ/interfaces file? auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 10.8.10.8 ...
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Ethernet connection not working in ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS

I am facing weird issue with my ethernet connection. Its showing connected but when I hit something in the browser it won't though its connecting via wifi to other networks but not with the wired ...
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cannot use internet through ethernet in12.04 getting error net connection has .local domain. Works fine in wifi but problem using wired connection

I am using ubuntu 12.04. Earlier I was using net through ethernet port & it was working fine. But I now get a error that the service provider has a .local domain and the net connection shuts down. ...
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Ethernet Cable Not Working

My Wireless Adapter Broke Yesterday and i did not have the time to go and get a new one. so i tried connecting with a Ethernet cable but ubuntu does not seem to recognize the cable at all. i tried ...
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Network disappears from list, disconnects, others remain

and Ubuntu, with my first question. I have Ubuntu installed on three machines alongside Win7, so they are all dual boot. I have encountered a WiFi connection problem on one, a Compaq CQ62. The unit ...
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Ubuntu usb and ethernet devices not working

I am trying to install ubuntu on a new machine, and have the 14.04.1 live cd. Everything works fine in the liveCD, but after rebooting following the install, none of the USB devices work on the ...
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ubuntu server not seeing ethernet port

i am trying to setup ubuntu server on a normal desktop computer. the install went fine (even though it didnt connect to the internet) i figured i would have to change some network config settings. but ...
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12.04 and Windows 7 Dual-boot won't connect with ethernet

My computer is dual-booted in 12.04 and Windows 7. I was connecting to the internet with an ethernet cable on 12.04 with no problems. But when I rebooted to Windows 7 I couldn't connect with ethernet. ...
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ethernet stopped working on ubuntu 14.04, still works on windows

Everything was working fine on my Ubuntu 14.04 32 bit installation (on a Dell Vostro laptop) yesterday. I shut it down last night and since I powered it up this morning it is no longer handling the ...
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Cannot connect to internet on wired connection

I just built a computer and freshly installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a new hdd but cannot connect to the internet when plugging in an ethernet cable. My computer doesn't have a wireless adapter so wireless ...
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Ubuntu upgrades break ethernet connection

After performing updates on my newly installed Ubuntu 14.04 on Lenovo T440p, the ethernet connection stops working. I now have no way to connect it to the internet (wi-fi never worked. I was ...
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Setting Up Loopback to Function When Ethernet Disconnected

I'm currently running a fresh install of 14.04. "ifconfig -a" lists the loopback address, however I cannot access the loopback interface (i.e., pass packets across it) unless a networking cable is ...
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Wifi, Bluetooth neither wired ethernet aren't working on my Dell Inspiron-7420

I installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS a month back alongside windows 8. All was good until a week ago when I was trying to shut down my computer via Ubuntu; it froze. So I forcefully shut it down by pressing ...
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How to get Internet connection working (restarting networking and network-manager does nothing)?

My Internet connection is not working since I restarted my laptop (which is very old). Here's what I've tried: Ran sudo -s then tried /etc/init.d/networking stop: * Deconfiguring network interfaces....
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Ubuntu Server not reading /etc/network/interfaces

So after getting frustrated searching online and only ever coming up with posts about how to change EM1 to ETH0, I have come here to ask this question: What would cause Ubuntu Server to not load ...
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Forward laptop's WiFi into PC Ethernet

I need to do a few things that can only be done on my computer, but my home internet is broken this week. The only way to get internet is on my phone. I turn on tethering and my phone acts like a WiFi ...
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Internet Connection failures

I have an HP Mini 1035NR that I just installed Unbuntu 14.04.1 on from 11.04. My wifi would connect just fine before I did the upgrade, and now it won't let me connect using wifi or ethernet. I've ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: No longer connecting to wired connection [closed]

I recently upgraded my system from 12.04 to 14.04 and everything was working fine. However, one day it randomly stopped connecting to the wired connection. My wireless connection works fine, but if ...
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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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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 version....
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...