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

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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64 bit No Internet Connect

Today I decided to try Ubuntu 12.04 LTS via USB on my current Windows 7 machine. I run Ubuntu from USB and select trial. I am unable to connect to the Internet and I'm plugged in using my Ethernet ...
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Wired network issues (disabled ethernet)

I am brand new to linux, having downloaded it yesterday. I am booting off of a 16g USB drive, running Ubuntu 13.10. My problem is that I cannot connect to the wired Ethernet, at all. My computer can ...
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Audio over ethernet

I am not sure whether this is the right place for asking this question, but anyway I would like to give it a try. I want to transport audio over ethernet. I want to do a simple experiment with it. ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Won't Connect to the School's Wired Network

My computer is connected to the school's network via an Ethernet cable, but ubuntu won't recognize the network. It will scan the network for about 30 seconds and then a small error window pops up ...
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Why doesn't System Monitor show activity over ethernet connections?

In the Network history graph of System Monitor, network activity over Wi-Fi shows up fine, but activity over wired ethernet doesn't show up at all. Using lspci, my ethernet adapter shows up as ...
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How to install network drivers via terminal?

I have a PC with: 32GB RAM 1T harddisk 8 core cpu ubuntu server 12.04 I installed virtualbox and created four VMs. I think my mistake was I didn't leave any space for the host so I got "The ...
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How to find name of currently-active network interface?

I need to get the name of the network interface (e.g. eth0, wlan0) that is the currently-active one, the one sending and receiving traffic at the moment. When it's connected to WiFi, it would be wlan0 ...
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Hidden Interface configuration?

During installation of Ubuntu server 13.04, I configured the primary ethernet interface. This interface is visible in the /etc/network/interfaces file. The system has two additional interfaces which ...
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Wireless is disabled by hardware switch after connecting to ethernet

I'm using dell with Ubuntu 12.04. As soon as I connect ethernet, wireless gets disabled and network manager shows Wireless is disabled by hardware switch and, that status will go away after I unplug ...
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control pc through ethernet line

I have my desktop setup with internet and have an Ethernet connection to my Raspberry Pi, using network sharing the Pi can access the internet. Can I use the Ethernet line to control the Pi with my ...
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Ethernet not connecting on boot

I recently moved my router to another PC and the back to my own and now my system won't start the ethernet connection automatically upon boot, I have to manually click on Wired Connection 1 each time. ...
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Ethernet port won't stay turned on

When I originally got internet service my ethernet port was not turned on. Found this thread How do I install drivers for the Atheros AR8161 Ethernet controller?, followed directions under answer 1 ...
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“Wired Network Disconnected” even when connected- no ethernet connection possible

I am unable to connect to the internet via ethernet or wifi. Let's fix the ethernet issue, eh? I just installed Unbuntu 12.04 on an HP Mini 1000. Previously it had 11.04, and the ethernet didn't ...
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I haven't got wlan0

I am new with Gnu/Linux operating systems and specially with recently installed Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS. I wanted to learn something about WLAN-s security and y tried to work with "aircrack-ng". I have a ...
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Why is the second linux system I install unable to access the Internet?

I am attempting to run Zorin OS 7 alongside Ubuntu on my laptop, but whichever OS I install second, does not have internet access (will not work with ethernet or wifi). So I was wondering if this was ...
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What does it mean for a network interface to be primary?

If I have two network interfaces, like eth0 and wlan0, what does it mean if I configure wlan0 to be primary? Is eth0 disabled and unused until I configure it to be primary? Does it mean the primary ...
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How does Linux pick which modules to load?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS uname -a Linux guru 3.8.0-34-generic #49~precise1 [...] x86_64 [...] When I reboot, I see the following in syslog: Dec 29 06:30:22 guru kernel: [...] e1000e: Intel ...
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RTL8111/8168B Rev 06 Ethernet controller not working with AMD64 Kernels > 2.6

I'm also having trouble with the RTL8111 Ethernet controller. It's not working at all on Ubuntu x64. This is my card: $ lspci -nnk | grep -i net -A2 05:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Realtek ...
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None of the peripherals(eth, USB ) working after upgrading to kernel version 3.8.5 in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I have been using Ubuntu from a long time but I had never been in the depth of Ubuntu. At present I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. It was getting hanged randomly and fast when I was using Firefox. I ...
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How to test ethernet adapter?

Is there a way in Ubuntu to test your Ethernet adapter to see whether it's working correctly or not?
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Ubuntu Server wont recognize ethernet

I have recently acquired an old computer that I tried to install Ubuntu 12.04.3 server onto, however the system could not be booted into any external medias (USB and CD drives). So I hooked the hard ...
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Wired networking issues 13.10 after 0-14 kernel update

I apologize if the subject of the question is redundant, but since it's about very recent updates I'm having trouble finding the solutions. Running Ubuntu 13.10 on .13 kernel: No network on boot, i ...
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Network cable unplugged message after Motherboard change

SOLVED!!! Jan 1, 2014. (see last edit) The motherboard on my win PC blew the PCI-EX slot, so I had to swap it to my Ubuntu box. Everything works fine except the NIC. I keep getting a cable unplugged ...
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Trying to install NVIDIA Corporation MCP61 Ethernet Ubuntu 13.04

I've just uninstalled Windows 7 from my pc and installed a fresh copy of Ubuntu 13.04 on my desktop. Everything has gone well except for one very important thing, namely the network card. My network ...
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Unable to connect wifi and ethernet

I have installed Ubuntu on my Dell Latitude e6400 laptop. However, I am unable to connect either with Ethernet or wifi. There are no drivers detected under additional drivers. I enabled networking and ...
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Ethernet works with live CD, but doesn't after fresh install. [duplicate]

I just installed 13.10 on a dell laptop. During the install process it connected to the ethernet. Once install finished and I logged in for the first time I did not have ethernet. It has the ...
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Ethernet/Broadband Internet on Ubuntu (12.04.3 LTS) ?

How can I connect to the Internet in Ubuntu by Ethernet/Broadband cable ? I need to log in with username and password, but I don't know what to do. Can someone tell me which steps should I take?
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Cannot establish Wired connection on Acer Aspire 5930G

I use an Acer Aspire 5930G, dual booted with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 13.10. My problem is that i cannot establish wired connection on my ubuntu. Wireless connection works in both of my OSs but the ...
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Sharing Laptops wifi internet to Desktop via ethernet [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 on a Dell Inspiron 530s. It has a Linksys network adapter card, but I do not have the adapter, so my computer is connection-less. What I'd like to know is if there is a way ...
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How to assign unique MAC addresses to sub-interfaces

I'm in a corporate environment with a DHCP server with static assignments for my server. I have one physical nic with several sub-interfaces. I statically assign different MAC addresses for each sub-...
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How to configure PPPoE in ubuntu under wired connection not DSL

I have ISP who gave me username, password, and authentication type for PPoE and provide ethernet cable wire home to home for accessing internet. Now my problem is how to configure it for wired ...
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Wi-Fi..Ethernet..Nothing Works for 13.10

I've been at this for a couple of days. Can't find a solution that works. Did the trial of 13.1 and everything worked great. As soon as I did the install on my laptop (Dell Vostro 1520) I can't get ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 ethernet not working on an Desktop

I am new to ubuntu and just wiped my harddrive to oinstall it on an old desktop. But I cannot connect to the internet even though the cable is plugged in ( I checked the cable with my laptop and it ...
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How can I make wired internet connection work in 12.04 LTS?

It stopped working after the first software update. I would be grateful if someone can help me fix this problem. Running a System Test for networking only, the following results were obtained: ...
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How to use the Raring/Saucy netboot installer to install Precise?

We have a Haswell motherboard with onboard ethernet controllers which are not supported in the Precise (3.2) kernel. However, we're using netboot installation, and we'd really like to stick with the ...
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Cant connect to Ethernet after system installation (Ubuntu Server)

I have installed Ubuntu server edition on a computer. During the installation I skipped the network configuration, and now I don't know how to connect to the internet via LAN / Ethernet.
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Wake On Lan (WOL) for Realtek RTL8101E/RTL8102E

I'm unsuccessfully trying to get Wake on Lan to work with my local server (IP Address : 192.168.0.2, distro Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS) which has a Realtek RTL8101E/RTL8102E ethernet card. The computer ...
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Dell vostro 3460, from ubuntu 11.04 to 12.04 no ethernet [duplicate]

I've just upgraded ubuntu on my dell vostro 3460 to the 12.04. 64 bit version. Now the ethernet connection doesn't work anymore. Wifi is working. Someone had this problem? lspci -nn | grep 0200: 02:...
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Booting system without full network configuration, how to reverse?

Hi I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I have not been able to connect to the internet through a cable from the satellite. So I found the following advice: start the terminal and type gksu gedit /etc/...
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Share wireless Internet connection through ethernet

I want to share the wireless Internet connection on my desktop with my old laptop, through ethernet. I have ticked the option "Make available to others" on both connections, on my desktop, but my ...
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setup PPPoE over ethernet card

How to setup PPPoE connection over wired DSL connection (Ethernet)? I'm using Ubuntu 12 dual-booting with windows. It runs OK. on windows
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How does a computer decide which network interface to send traffic to?

I have a computer (Ubuntu) with one wired and one wireless network interface. The wired one is statically assigned and connected to another single machine with a statically assigned address. The ...
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Ethernet cable is not detected in Ubuntu

I'm using a Lenovo Thinkpad Edge 530. When I connect the ethernet cable while running Ubuntu, it's not being detected. The ethernet cable and network connection works fine when using Windows 8. Can ...
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After 12.04 installation on Dell Inspiron 1520, no wired connectivity

Obviously the installation CD could use the Ethernet connection. However, it didn't install/configure it. ifconfig -a only reports a 'lo' interface. Fortunately, the usb device works... Couldn't ...
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Connection issues on Ubuntu 13.04

So I have this tp link adapter (TL-PA4010) and Ubuntu finds and connects to the Ethernet but it's so slow... It feels worst then the dial-up connections back in the days. Do you have any idea on how ...
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Forwarding multicast packets in wired-wireless-nat-router

I am receiving IPTV (multicast) from my ISP (Deutsche Telekom) and it is already working without any issues for the main receiver which is directly connected to my dsl router (AVM Fritz!Box 7390). ...
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What determines ethernet port name?

I have two computers which are supposed to be identical hardware. However on one machine, the ethernet port shows up as "eth1" whereas on the other it appears as "eth2". I am trying to manage an ...
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Ethernet and Wireless not working in Ubuntu 12.04

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my computer using Wubi recently, and I'm unable to connect to the internet using either Ethernet or Wireless. At first, it was showing these errors while starting up: ...
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Why WOL don't boot my system anymore?

a few days ago I managed wakeonlan to work on my pc, I was able to turn it on via lan successfully. I installed ethtool, run ethtool -s eth0 wol g, checked that Wake-on: g was displayed with ethtool ...
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No wired connection in 12.04 LTS (64bit)

I have installed 13.04 (64bit) and after not having any wired internet, did a fresh install with 12.04 (64bit). The machine was previously running Windows 7 with wired connection working fine. A wierd ...