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

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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: ...
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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. ...
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How do I establish 'wireless internet connection sharing' via ethernet to Raspberry pi [duplicate]

I have searched this subject in great detail and still not able to connect my raspberry pi to the web via Ethernet. I have no problems making ssh contacts with the pi. I used this video as a start ...
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No ethernet on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

My ethernet has stopped working, leaving me with wireless only: This seems to be a common problem but I have yet to find a fix. Standard diagnostics $ ifconfig -a eth0 Link encap:Ethernet ...
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Qualcomm Atheros AR8161 - Ethernet connection doesn't work

Today I launched Ubuntu 15.10 from bootable pendrive and tried to connect to the Internet using wired connection - it doesn't work (same on Ubuntu 14.04). Wireless connection is fine. I've tried a lot ...
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Ethernet stopped working after the latest updates (Ubuntu 14.04)

My laptop doesn't have an ethernet port so I bought an ethernet adapter (D-link's DUB 13-12 USB 3.0 ethernet adapter) and after I installed the drivers (which took me weeks due to my inexperience) my ...
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Ubuntu with Intel Ethernet I217-V does not work

My company bought some notebooks and we are installing Ubuntu on them. But, the ethernet driver is an Intel I217-V. So far, it have been a headache, we are having some troubles to make it work. I ...
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Possible to let network-manager indicator display status of bridged network?

For my VM, I set up bridged networking by modifying /etc/networks/interface as below: # interfaces(5) file used by ifup(8) and ifdown(8) auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto eno1 iface eno1 inet ...
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Can't access internet even though the computer is connected to an ethernet

I have dual-booted Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. In the early phase my wired connection used to work in both Windows and Ubuntu. But now it is only working correctly on Windows. On Ubuntu there are ...
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Ethernet not working or even showing up. 14.04 LTS. Dell Inspirion E1505

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a Inspirion E1505 and when I booted to the install drive it recognized the Internet just fine. Now that I have it installed, not so much. When I run ifconfig it only ...
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REALTEK Ethernet Controller driver not recognized

I am running ubuntu 14.04 kernel 3.19 x86_64 architecture. Suddenly my Wired Connection stopped detecting. Reading several threads I removed r8169 and tried to install r8168. I have read many threads ...
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How test an Ethernet port (which I think is broke)

I need to know wether the Ethernet port of a desktop computer is broke or not. It's a onboard Ethernet port and the motherboard is a Gigabyte GA-MA770T-UD3. It happened after a thunderstorm. The ...
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No internet connection detected - Ubuntu 15.10

i have a problem. I recently installed Ubuntu 15.10 and installation resulted in no ethernet connection. I checked my ethernet cable and it is plugged in. here are results of lspc -knn: 00:00.0 ...
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Internet Networking not working unless dhclient is run manually

Edit: Please note, this problem is caused from a broken package, and is talked about more in another post. If you need a quick fix to temporarily get back the internet to fix the problem, I recommend ...
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No Ethernet or WIFI with 14.04 HP Pavilion [duplicate]

I have been trying for a month now. I would be super stoked if someone could help me: scotto@scotto-HP-Pavilion-15-Notebook-PC:~$ uname -a Linux scotto-HP-Pavilion-15-Notebook-PC 3.16.0-30-generic ...
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Check stability of the internet connection [closed]

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and want to find out if my system or the router or the provider is causing the problem, why I loose internet connection once or twice an hour. The computer is connected via ...
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Network manager no longer functional after most recent sudo apt-get upgrade

I am on 14.04, kernel 3.13.0-64.generic #104. I did sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade and the network manager no longer works. Is anyone else experiencing this? sudo lshw -C ...
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Ethernet and Wireless stop working after upgrading fresh install (14.04) [duplicate]

I put a fresh install of 14.04 on an Acer ES1-331. I was able to get a wired connection, but not WiFi, so I updated and upgraded using a terminal. After restarting, not only was WiFi still not ...
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Enter usb ethernet adapter not working

I have an Enter usb ethernet adapter. When I plug it into my system , which is running ubuntu 14.04, it is detected, but no ethernet connections are showing up. Result of various commands are as ...
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Wired connection not working after recovery

I am using Ubuntu 15.10 and encountered some issues with wired connection. after using grub, using Ubuntu recovery option with networking enabled it messed up my wired connection settings. using: ...
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ethernet not working in Unbuntu 14.04 after I installed it along with windows 10

lspci -knn | grep -EA2 'Eth|Net' produces the following output in my system: 00:1f.6 Ethernet controller [0200]: Intel Corporation Ethernet Connection (2) I219-V [8086:15b8] (rev 31) Subsystem: ...
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Internet Sharing/nat on 14.04lts vmware esx guest with usb internet

Situation: vmware esxi 5.1 Hosting a couple of Windows guests and a Ubuntu 12 file server that also is the local DHCP server and DNS server. Two NICs in the ESXI host to a small Wifi router which I ...
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Unable to connect to the internet with Ubuntu 14.04 (eth0 doesn't get an inet addr)

I installed Windows 10 and Ubuntu 14.04 dual boot. They are both installed on separate physical hard drives. This isn't directly related to the problem but it does shed some light on it. The problem ...
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Unable to ping anything but local host from ubuntu

So I have a dual booted machine (Windows10/Ubuntu 14.04). From the windows side I can access the internet no problem. However from the Ubuntu side I cannot and have never been able to connect to the ...
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Ethernet not working but wifi does

I have never used ethernet on my pc since install. Now I tried to connect it and it seems to try using 802.1x security(asks for credentials) on my home network.When I try to disable that security, I ...
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Ethernet problem after installing Ubuntu

Ok so I'm a bit of a scrub with linux. But basically I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I have an issue right off the bat. I do have a wireless card but I'm trying to use my ethernet right now. The ...
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Permanently add static route for broadcast UDP

Latest desktop 14.04.3 (x86 32-bit). I have two adapters eth0 and eth1, the first connects to an internal LAN, the second to a WAN and thence to the Internet. Default routing is to eth1 which is fine ...
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Ethernet connection not showing

Please help. I have 15.04 version of UBUNTU. The problem that I am facing now is: I am connected to the ethernet but it always shows that you are offline now. It never shows the lan connection logo. ...
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Boot messages over ethernet

I am trying to know the boot progress of a headless(no display) server. This tutorial teaches how to receive the boot messages over a serial cable. Is it possible to configure ubuntu to send boot ...