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

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Ethernet not working on Ubuntu - Driver r8169: link down

This is the first time that I am using Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 10 on my Lenovo Z51. My Ethernet connection is not recognized in Ubuntu, but it is connected in Windows. Wireless is working fine. ...
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14.04 How to configure the network: one ethernet port IN, another USB-Ethernet adapter OUT

I want to use my laptop to do some network sniffing tests. For the network traffic, one Ethernet port will be configured as IN, the other Ethernet port will be configured as OUT. As normal laptop only ...
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Just installed 15.10 but can't connect to the internet

Installed 15.10 manually (windows dual boot) without connecting to the internet and still can't connect via wifi or ethernet. System info: TP-LINK-TL-WDN4800-Wireless-Express-Low-profile Gigabyte ...
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What are alternative reasons for low network connectivity?

Excluding this, as I have tried all methods listed on this site. And excluding this and this, they are in the aforementioned site. What are possible causes for a software based slowdown of internet. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 unable to establish Ethernet or WiFi connection

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on dual boot with Windows 7 on separate HDD. I went through several threads regarding connection problems but I didn't understand them much as I have never used Linux ...
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Multiple gateways with one ethernet adapter

I want to connect to multiple gateways with one ethernet adapter, this is how I tried to do it. /etc/network/interfaces auto lo iface lo inet loopback # This is my home network. auto eth0 iface ...
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Wireless switching on two VLAN

I have a question regarding how to switch between two VLAN using terminal commands. One is a wired connection which I use for an application that needs to be inside our intranet. The other is a ...
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How to route Ethernet network to Wifi network for internet access

I am trying to setup a small RaspberryPi 3 cluster using Docker Swarm and a custom image for the RaspberryPis from HypriotBLog. I have two network ranges, 10.x.x.x on my ethernet card connected to a ...
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Ethernet not working on ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have been struggling a lot trying to activate my ethernet connection without success. I am on ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a dell xps8900. I have a dual boot with windows 7 and ethernet is working fine on ...
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15.10 - New installation Ethernet not working (Qualcomm Atheros AR8161) [duplicate]

I was recently running 14.04 LTS on my PC, but my drive failed on me. When I put my replacement drive in, I decided to setup on 15.10 to see what's all changed. After setting up a clean (new) install ...
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MSI laptop wifi and Ethernet issue

I have installed Ubuntu 15.04 into MSI GE62 6QD laptop. I found few issues and had to disable the ACPI by setting it "acpi=off". However, that has disabled wifi and Ethernet connections. If I enable ...
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No Network Connection - ifconfig shows only lo - lshw -c network says *-network unclaimed

I got a new ThinkPad E460 with no OS installed, but had an ubuntu 13.10 USB stick around which I used to install ubuntu 13.10. The OS works fine, however I can't connect to the internet through ...
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Can't connect to internet during Ubuntu installation

I am fairly useless when it comes to hardware issues, so I appologize if this is a very simple question. I am trying to install Ubuntu on a computer that I purchased from a friend. When I get to the ...
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Ethernet network randomly disconnects

I installed Ubuntu-Mate 16.04 on my Dell Dimension 4700 Desktop. The Ethernet network randomly disconnects after a few minutes of use and in order to get a connection I have to disconnect and ...
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Install Network Adapter

My onboard ethernet adapter fried on a thunderstorm, I just bought a network adpater (Intelbras Pef 132), but it is not working,it doesn't connect, it says to run on Linux systems, I'm running Ubuntu ...
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em1 needs to be manually started on boot

On every boot, I have to run the following commands to get my ethernet to function: sudo ifconfig em1 up sudo dhclient em1 sudo /etc/init.d/networking restart The ethernet adapter was working fine ...
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wired/wireless issue

I am having a strange problem. I have only noticed it now since I have not really used my ethernet adapter port before, only been using wireless. I did some research and tried setting dns but still ...
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VNCviewer on ethernet cable

I have a Raspberry PI which starts a VNCserver on boot (with tightvnc). I want to remote access the PI via an ethernet cable. It works on windows with tightVNCviewer, but on Ubuntu 15 when i run the ...
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Ethernet Not Working on Ubuntu 14.04

I have installed ubuntu 14.04 on separate partition and Ethernet is not working. Hardware - AMD FX - 8320E DDR3 8GB AMD Radeon R7 200 series lspci -knn | grep Eth -A2; ifconfig -- Output Below ...
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Interfaces Renamed - Why?

I've got a machine I'm trying to use as a KVM host, with interfaces, one on the M/B and one separate PCI interface. I'm trying to use one interface to my "main" network (192.168.75.0/24), and one to ...
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ubuntu 14.04 wifi and Ethernet doesn't works [duplicate]

i've just install Ubuntu 14.04 from a key on my computer, I have already installed 5 time ubuntu on other computer, but for this one, i can't connect to internet at all... And i have try every ...
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Unable to detect Intel's X540 network controller

Just got my hands on a Gigabyte MD80-TM0 motherboard to help run my Ubuntu Server. During the hardware detection process of the Ubuntu Server 14.04.4 (and 15.10) installation it reported that “No ...
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windows Ethernet doesn't work after using ubuntu 16.04 in dual boot

I am using Windows 10 with Ubuntu 16.04 .each time I use ubuntu then shutdown and login to windows the ethernet doesn't work it shows errorone or more network protocols are missing on this computer . ...
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Marvell 88E8056 Gigabit Ethernet sky2 driver issue

I'm running out of ideas troubleshooting the problem I'm having, so I ask here to see if I can get any hints on a solution or workaround. Problem sky2 reports an error and stops working. It somehow ...
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SSH to Beaglebone Black is not successful sometimes

I have the latest version of UBUNTU installed on my computer and the latest version of Debian on my BBB. No problem using puTTY to connect my Windows machines (10, 8, even 7), but when I try using SSH ...
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On connecting usb to ethernet adapter, Xubuntu shows no internet, but Windows 7 works fine

Sorry, I have to start this post again, since the previous post couldnot solve the problem. I have a dual-booted system - Windows 7 and Xubuntu. Previously, I had an internet connection in both Win 7 ...
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Unable to get Internet in Xubuntu while using USb 2.0 10/100M Ethernet Adapter, though it works fine in Windows 7

I am new to Linux. I recently installed Xubuntu. My computer is dual-booted with Windows 7 and Xubuntu running in the same machine. It works fine in every way. The internet in Xubuntu also worked ...
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Ethernet Ubuntu to Raspberry Pi

Why am i not able to connect my ubuntu to raspberry p via ethernet.The ethernet status keeps on saying connecting..and never connects. It connects in windows 10.
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LAN Card behaving inconsistently

I have a system with Ubuntu Server 14.04 installed on it. The onboard ethernet port is faulty. As I want to setup DHCP server on it, I have installed two external LAN cards. I also have a leased line. ...
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Connect to internet using wired network

I have recently installed Ubuntu and I expected that when I connect my internet cable it would be plug and play. But my netwok is not getting detected. I am very new to using UBUNTU. Can someone ...
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Kernel problem, how to downgrade

I am using Ubuntu 15.10. uname -r 4.2.0.30-generic. But this kernel is installed partially with errors and my boot loader got default updated to that. I have Linux image ...
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Both wired and wireless connection drop after a few minutes

I have an HP Pavilion v140la with Xubuntu 15.10. As the lspci command says, these are my Wifi and Ethernet controllers: 02:00.0 Network controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8723BE PCIe ...
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Laptop can't connect to wired internet

Ubuntu 14.04. It detects wired connections but can't get an IP address. I've tried it with different wired networks and each time had the same problem, both with nm-applet and wicd. My other computer ...
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Problem with wired connection

I have a problem with my wired connection. I have used before this type of connection for long time on my Lenovo G500 with no problem, but suddenly it stopped. Today I was connected wired to the ...
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Problems with ethernet Ubuntu 14.04

I am a newbie with Ubuntu and I am having a very weird problem, hopping you guys can help me out. I set an Ethernet ip static for eth0 addr 192.168.0.100 mask 255.255.255.0 gateway ...
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Choose specific internet interface, when using additional local wired connection simultaneously?

I have seen Set specific interface for internet access and How to set up dual wired and wireless connections?, which essentially ask the same as this, however the answers there doesn't work for me, so ...
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No wifi or ethernet on new Ubuntu 14.04 installation

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my new HP Pavillon Gaming Notebook. And I cannot connect to the internet. When I plug the ethernet cable Ubuntu still says that there is no wired connection "no ...
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Help Understanding Network Output

I am in need to find my wlan0 device. I have tried running ifconfig & nmcli & lspci but wlan0 is not output from any of those commands. I understand that this just means that my network ...
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LAN port or LAN driver problem Ethernet Wirelan

I am having Ubuntu 15.10. yesterday after power shutdown I disconnected LAN wire from modem and connected to LAN port of Dell laptop. But my connection is not detected. I can connect through wifi. ...
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Battery, wifi, Bluetooth, Ethernet and USB ports not being detected

A few days back some updates were available and I installed them. However, after the update the battery is not being detected. The Bluetooth is not working. The USB ports do not detect any USB device. ...
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PC wont connect to ethernet

I recently installed Lubuntu on my PC to see if would improve performance and save buying a new machine. It works great and is very fast but wont connect to the ethernet (despite recognising there is ...
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Random drops of the internet connection, while Network stays stable

Since a while now, I seem to have a weird problem: My laptop (with Ubuntu 14.04) randomly loses it's internet connection, at least 20-30 times a day (for about 1-2 minutes at a time) while the Network ...
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ifup eth0: unknown host

unfortunately, i am in Ubuntu Recovery Mode. I need Internet connection but, i fail to bring it up. $ ifconfig enp0s2 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr xxxx inet addr: inet6 addr: ...
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Unable Connect To Internet In Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS on Dell Vostro 3446 and immediately updated Ubuntu. It asked me to restart and I did it. After the restart, I'm not able to connect to internet using ...
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Ethernet not working on ubuntu 14.04 intel i350

Ethernet port is not getting detected on ubuntu 14.04. Here is output of following commands: ifconfig -a uname -a lspci | grep Ethernet lsusb lsmod lshw -C network cat ...
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Connecting to wifi via a bridged router

I am new to using Ubuntu and am trying to set up a wireless connect to my home network. A little background info: I am using an older desktop with no wifi card. To get online, I have TP-Link ...
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Internet not working through Ethernet

Previously it was working fine, But after re-installing ubuntu this problem emerged. I can easily login through my ISP web page, But after that I can not be able to connect to the internet (I tried ...
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Ubuntu lan connection not detecting

sudo ifconfig -a results in eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 74:e6:e2:43:3c:36 UP BROADCAST MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1 RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0 ...
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unable to give static IP to my machine

I have an issue while assigning static IP to my Machine. I am new to this forum and in Linux world as well, just now I installed Ubuntu Desktop LTS 14.04 on Virtual Machine. When I checked ifconfig in ...
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New 14.04.4 LTS Install unable to connect to networks ethernet or wifi

I'm a new Linux user. Strong Windows user but not a programmer. I installed Ubuntu 14.04.4 on my old Dell Inspiron 1501. I am not able to connect to my Home network via Ethernet or wifi. I'm not able ...