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

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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 fine....
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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 4.2.0.16,4.2.0.27,4.2.0.30,...
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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 192.168....
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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 TL-...
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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 ...
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Enabling and disabling Ethernet in ubuntu 15.10

On my dell laptop, ethernet once disconnected cannot resume the connection again without restart. This same problem is on Windows also, meaning definitely the problem is not with Ubuntu. But on ...
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Enabling ethernet on ubuntu 14.04.3

I have been trying to enable ethernet on ubuntu 14.04.3 installed on external usb drive.I have already tried few things: 1) When I edited "/etc/network/interfaces" by adding "auto eth0/ iface eth0 ...
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Ethernet not working on Ubuntu 14.04 in Alienware 17 R3

Ethernet not working on Ubuntu 14.04 server version in Alienware 17 R3. But its fine on windows 10. Probably some driver issue. Can someone help me over this.. Tried this.. Is there any way to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 not connecting to wifi or ethernet

For the last week I have not been able to connect to any internet what so ever. I can see all of the wifi connections, and it tries to connect but doesn't go through. Same with ethernet. I have a four ...
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Ethernet not working 14.04

I am new to ubuntu. My Ethernet is not working properly but wifi is working properly. For my ethernet to work, I always have to put this command after every restart(sudo ethtool -s eth0 speed 100 ...
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Using ubuntu14.04/windows 10 as OS's… my ethernet connection (straight into the wall, not a router) has stopped working

Window's performed an automatic update without my consent and after restarting to use ubuntu my ethernet stopped working. I've tried several cables and ethernet points. No luck. Please please help! ...
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Internet through Ethernet problem

Internet cannot be accessed through Ethernet in newly installed Ubuntu Desktop 14.04.4, but it can be accessed through WiFi. It can be accessed through both Ethernet and WiFi in Windows 7, which is ...
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Plex server transfer speeds

I've built a Plex server using some older equipment I had and am using Samba to connect to the server to transfer my media onto it. The transfers are super slow. Could someone tell me if there are ...
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Network bridge, 'Waiting for network configuration', Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to setup a network bridge in Ubuntu between my ethernet card and a usb-ethernet adapter. When I boot Ubuntu from a USB flash (a real install with GRUB, not Ubuntu-Live) I get the line "...
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Ubuntu 14 server disconnecting after a day or two

I have an ongoing problem with network connections dropping on an Ubuntu 14.04 server. It seems that the network just stops communicating after a day or two of working perfectly. I can't ping it and ...
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Wifi isn't working

I'm using a live ubuntu session, just to feel it out and make sure there were no problems before I completely installed and removed the mac osx os. But for some reason I cannot access the internet ...
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edit dissapearing on ethernet card

am using ubuntu backbox 14.2,edit on ethernet card option isnt seen anymore. I cant add/remove new IP On internet ethernet if i need it. Please help. Regards Engineer Muyungi.
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PXEBoot problem, initramfs eth0 / eth1

I'am trying to setup my server to decrypt the main partition during preboot. It works pretty nice but sometimes (50% of the cases) when the server load it doesn't use the correct device (eth1) Eth1 ...
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Intel NUC: Ethernet problems

I've got a brand new i3 5th generation Intel NUC and I'm struggling with ubuntu and ethernet connection. I'm trying to install Ubuntu server (14.04 or 15.10) but the LAN takes forever to become ...
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Add route when the ethernet cable is connected

I would like to add a route for the eth0 interface. I originally added the command route add -net 239.133.1.0/24 dev eth0 to /etc/rc.local. This works well but if the interface is not connected as ...
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Can not configure eth0 and eth1

I have two physical networks: eth0 192.168.0.0/24 with with several PCs and NAT adresss 192.168.0.1 where PPPoE connecting to inet; eth1 192.168.0.1/24 with several PCs and no internet. auto lo ...
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Internet through WiFi, LAN through ethernet

How can I have my Ubuntu system simultaneously access the internet through its own WiFi adapter (not sharing) and have the wired ethernet connection be used to access the LAN? Where LAN means it's ...
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(Just started using Ubuntu) Can't connect to Internet even with Ethernet plugged in

Booted up my desktop using a USB that had Ubuntu installed. Even though I have Ethernet plugged into my motherboard and my wireless card installed. I still can't connect to the network. I think the ...
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Problems with Netgear GA511 Gigabit Ethernet PCCard

I am trying to get an R8169 based Netgear GA511 working under Ubuntu 14.04. The module is loaded the leds are Green (link) (Yellow) on the 100/1000M speed led. Ethertool doesn't seem to let me set ...
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Ubuntu Server 15.10 installer does not detect network inteface (BCM57780)

Installation interrupted with the message: No network interfaces were found. The command 'modinfo tg3' shows (snipped): filename: /lib/modules/4.2.0-16-generic/kernel/drivers/net/ethernet/...
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Config for direct network connection between 2 servers both with connection to switch

I have the following setup: Server 1 eth0 > Switch Server 2 eth0 > Switch eth0 on both currently uses DHCP where the DHCP server will assign the same IP each time, so they have static IPs. I'...