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

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ethernet controller not working on new dell vostro 2520 laptop

I am very new to ubuntu. just today I when i tried to plug in my lan cable it was showing nothing . the result of sudo lshw -C network showing Ethernet Controller under *-network unclaimed. In ...
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Ubuntu Server file transfer configuration

I have a desktop computer (Ubuntu Server) and a laptop (Lubuntu desktop). I want to use an ethernet cable to directly connect the two and use the Server to network all my storage media and serve it ...
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Wifi not working on 14.04 notebook

I have this Acer Aspire V5 notebook, which had problems with wifi before in 13.10 and i had to use the ethernet. sometimes it randomly started working but most of the time it wouldn't. So then i ...
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Directly connect Windows and Ubuntu computers via ethernet cable

I have the following computers on a network: Lenovo B570e [Ubuntu 14.04 LTS] Dell Inspiron N4050 [Windows 8.0 Professional] HP l1000 [Windows 8.1 Enterprise] Compaq [Mercury, don't know the exact ...
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unable to connect to ethernet in ubuntu 14.04

I have HP Pavilion g6-2201ax laptop. I was working with live usb. But ubuntu detects ethernet connection but before establishing connection it gets disconnected. I have realtek RTL8168 PCIe controller....
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How to share ethernet over wifi without creating access point?

I have company internet with internal IP and proxy settings, I want to share this Ethernet connection over wifi, but creating accesspoint is somehow not working may be due to IP architecture, I want ...
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do,while in bash

I want to get RX and TX from each network adapter, so to get RX and TX from one network adapter, i used this commands : cat /proc/net/dev | grep 'wlan0' |awk '{if ($2) print $2}' | awk -v var="$(...
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Cannot connect to the Internet on Ubuntu

So I cannot connect using my Ubuntu OS but I can with windows The internet can work with Google but as soon as I try any other site it crashes I ran ifconfig and got the following eth0 Link ...
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Wired external Internet dropping intermittently

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 (later upgraded to 14.04 in an unsuccessful attempt to fix the problem) and have been having trouble with the wired Internet. Specifically, the Internet connection is ...
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Removing AX88179 Driver

Hi I have issued the following command to install the ASIX AX88179 driver : sudo make install su -c "cp -v ax88179_178a.ko /lib/modules/3.8.0-37-generic/kernel/drivers/net/usb && /sbin/...
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How to get around NVM Checksum error (PXE-E05) to make the ethernet work?

I have Toshiba Portege M400 Tablet PC with Intel 82573L Gigabit Ethernet Controller. It works fine with Windows, but in Ubuntu it doesn't work! During startup CMOS shows the following: PXE-E05 error,...
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Ethernet is unstable - Ubuntu 13.10

Upon booting into Ubuntu 13.10 I can connect to my wired connection. It connects with no issues whatsoever and in fact it never disconnects at all. However, the connection is insanely unstable and ...
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Drivers for Ubuntu 12.04 :) [closed]

How i need to install driver (ADMtek AN983 ethernet adapter ) into Linux? I have those driver (not .exe but .cab or something like that) files, but where i need to put them? Thank you in advance.
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Wired connection fails after ethernet was unplugged and plugged back in

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 x64 on an Acer Aspire One 722-BZ454. OS was installed a short few days ago. Yesterday, I unplugged the ethernet cable to take the netbook outside for a few hours. Came back in,...
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I can not connect to internet with Ethernet

I am completely new to this entire OS and looks like i need some help. I just installed Lubuntu 13.10 onto my old Dell. The system runs great but i can't connect to the internet at all. Ive searched ...
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Bridge Ethernet and Firewire

I'm trying to connection between my eth0 and firewire0 interfaces on an Ubuntu 12.04 server. I tried using brctrl, but it apparently doesn't support firewire: samuelwn@master:~$ sudo brctl addif br0 ...
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need assistance setting up wired internet on ubuntu sacy(13.10)

im on a state internet and I need a need assistance setting up my ip. On windows 7 it was easy. but on ubuntu it is a a bit difficult. My school use Alt DNS as well as DNS and my ip never changes but ...
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How do I use NAT in iptables

I have a domain set for my server, let's say example.com which is being forwarded by my router and is linked to my external IP 11.111.111.111 and it works fine if I ping the domain, or I do a lookup, ...
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Configure network interface for direct connection

I need to connect two Ubuntu machines directly via ethernet (i.e., no switch or router between them). One of them is running Ubuntu Desktop, so I am happy to use the network manager for that. The ...
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Starting Ubuntu from computer off will not start ethernet connection; ok after reboot

Starting Ubuntu from computer off will not start the ethernet connection. It will however, start my connection on a reboot every time; this has happened through many versions of Ubuntu. This may be ...
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Network problems in Ubuntu 12.04

I have a computer I haven't used in a while running Ubuntu 12.04 I want to upgrade to fix the problems but I can't get a working connection. During start up I get the message waiting for network ...
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Finding a disabled eth0 using lsmod

I have a lenovo x201. I'm trying to install ethernet on my ubuntu. When I use ifconfig (or ifconfig -a), I can't find it. Which means that it is not installed. Which module is the eth0? $ lsmod ...
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onboard ethernet card does not work

I am using Ubuntu 12.04, my motherboard got damaged, so I have to replace it with a new motherboard. I connected the hard disk to the new motherboard. My external Ethernet cards are working, but the ...
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Ethernet- Device not managed after changing static ip

I have changed the ethernet static ip to the default wi-fi local ip. This is so that my local and public services work after switching from a wireless connection to ethernet. At first, the solution ...
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After update and reboot 12.04 lts server eth0 fails to start

I am working on a 12.04 lts LAMP server. after running the latest updates I no longer have network connectivity. I get fails on boot for "configuring network device" and virtual network device. if ...
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No wireless and wired on ubuntu 12.04 in Acer Aspire E1-570

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04. After running an update and restarting, on the top right it says No Network Devices Available. Linux can't find the network card. It was working fine earlier.. The command ...
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Cannot find eth1 interface [closed]

I installed ubuntu precise on my IBM x3100 server and cannot find eth1 on my interfaces file. Any clue what should I do? Thank you
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When I installed Ubuntu 13.10 my ethernet is not connecting

I have just installed Ubuntu 13.10 on a new computer I put together however I am unable to get my Ethernet to work. What happens is my computer will go through phases of searching for a network and ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 internet problems - Also with 12.04 LTS

Just installed 13.10 on a new build, and I'm having a few issues. The main one being with internet. My motherboard has a realtek ethernet adapter built in, and while it does connect, it does not get ...
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Xubuntu 13.10 unable to connect to router (with internet connectivity) via ethernet

I'm running a MSI B85-G43 gaming motherboard, just got Xubuntu 13.10 and the installation went fine except for connectivity to the router. I've plugged in my ethernet cable from my router to the ...
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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?