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

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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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ifconfig cannot detect eth0. Only detecting wlan0 and lo

lo Link encap:Local Loopback inet addr:127.0.0.1 Mask:255.0.0.0 inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host UP LOOPBACK RUNNING MTU:16436 Metric:1 RX ...
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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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strange ethernet problems

Ok so i had a few problems getting drivers for the wireless and wired connections to work for my dell inspiron 6400 but i managed to get them fixed a few days ago.. The problem im now faced with is ...
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Cant connect to wired connection ubuntu 13

made the following check dlujan@dlujan-Vostro-1000:~$ ifconfig lo Link encap:Local Loopback inet addr:127.0.0.1 Mask:255.0.0.0 inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host ...
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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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Ethernet connection problem in Ubuntu 13.04 [closed]

My Ethernet connection can't load any page. I can't update, I can't install software from Ubuntu Software Center. Only Transmission is working. Mobile broadband connection works well too. Whats wrong ...
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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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Slow NFS over Gigabit on kubuntu 13.10

Im experiencing a slow connection... Firs, I can confirm the network is well mounted, iperfs give me 900 mbits in transfer rate and I get some times 60 MBps in samba, low but more than NFS, ...
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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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able to put pass phrase in to connect to my network but button is greyed out

I've installed ubuntu 13.10 on a laptop that has an ethernet connection (or used to have one). I can "see" my network but when I put in the pass phrase the "connect" button is not active - it's grey ...
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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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Fresh ubuntu install leaves connected network not working and only 2 usable usb ports [closed]

When I first did the fresh Ubuntu install I noticed that only two of my USB ports on the back of my rig that line up with the Ethernet port work, but no other USB port throughout the computer works ...
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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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Ethernet is not working on ubuntu 12.04

Ok i'm am very new to ubuntu. I just installed it a few days ago but the ethernet never worked. Ubuntu is able to see that a ethernet cable is plugged in but cant connect to it. Any help I will take.
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Not able to go to any sites after a few minutes

So, on our machine we bought to host our server... We can load pages for a few minutes, however after starting all of our Minecraft servers we cannot load any pages at all (including WGETing files off ...
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MSI Ge70 not able to get any internet connection

After much trouble I was finally able to install ubuntu 12.04 64bit on my new msi ge70-2oe laptop. Now I can't access any internet, either through wired or wireless, although both the wireless and ...
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Instability of wired Qualcomm Atheros AR8161 ethernet connection with kernel update 3.2.0-58

I've been running 12.04 and compiling up compat-wireless-2012-03-12-p.tar.bz2 (I found this page covering Asus N56V / ubuntu 12.04 issues which linked to orbit lab) each time I get a kernel upgrade. ...
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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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no internet connection wired/wifi with Ubuntu 13.10

I have the a problem ever since I made an update from 13.04 to 13.10. I can see the wifi networks but connection is not possible. Same with wired network too. I have atheros 9285 adapter in laptop. ...
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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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dell xps 13 developer edition eth adapter drivers

Hello I just bought a Dell XPS 13 DE and need an eth adapter. I read this has linux drivers. Anyone tried this adapter? Thanks, Franco
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Slow ethernet upload after upgrade to kernel 3.11.0-15-generic

I have upgraded Ubuntu 13.10 with the most recent packages offered, including kernel 3.11.0-15-generic. I have gigabit lan and I noticed that when I uploading large files (~2-4GB) to my Ubuntu "NAS", ...
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Problem with ethernet (alx). Where to start?

I'm experiencing problem with my internet connection. I have a ASUS N56V, and following this link, I've installed alx driver. I'm using ethernet connection almost every days during the last year. ...
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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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(Ubuntu Server 12.04) Ethernet not working after switching to another port

I recently just made a new ubuntu server and want to copy my stuff from the old server to the new one. I connected the new server to the old ethernet cable (on the same port as old one) and gave the ...
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Typical issue but fixes don't work - no ethernet connection on freshly installed 12.10

I have freshly installed Ubuntu. I have done all forum fixes to no avail, except now my ifconfig shows two things instead of just the lo. Eth0. Link encap: Ethernet. HWaddr 00:1a:92:15:72:84 ...
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How to connect Ethernet as keeps on disconnecting

i have installed ubuntu 13.04 on ASUS Maximus V Extreme and the Ethernet shows up and connects and disconnects, i configured it manually and then it connected but nothing on the webpages. Need help ...
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WIRED NETWORK IS NOT RECOGNISING IN MY LINUX 12.04LTS

i recently tried to connect with wired internet,but it is not working till now.The cable is working on all other operating systems except linux.
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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 can I use an Ethernet cable so I can use my laptop as a wifi adapter for my ubuntu desktop?

(warning: this question includes something about windows, but also Ubuntu... sorry!) So I have a(n) windows vista laptop that has a wifi adapter built in. I also have an old dell desktop next to 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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LNE100TX network card problems on Ubuntu 12.10

I've got an old Dell Optiplex with an integrated Broadcom network device that I've been using for a while. I'm trying to add a second network card, a Linksys LNE100TX, on eth1 and I can't get it to ...
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ethernet not working neither detected after trying to set up a hotspot

I've try to set an adhoc hotspot, and since the built-in solution wasn't working (click "use as Hotspot..." in the network manager) I've tried a tutorial (which I can't find -_-). The tutorial didn't ...
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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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ifconfig problem in ubuntu 13

I have a working setup where I communicate over ethernet between an embedded processor and a PC running Ubuntu 12. Nothing special: I just plug an Ethernet cable, set static IPs using ifconfig and ...
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How can I calculate the traffic on an ethernet port?

I want a C program which runs on any C compiler (like codeblock, eclipse, etc.). Its output should be the traffic on an ethernet port. Does such a program exist?
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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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network failing after RX errors

I am running 12.04.3. After a period (several hours to a couple of days) the network stops working. I can find nothing in any logs and my router is not recording errors, but I am getting RX errors ...
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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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Ubuntu Server Installer Can't Connect to Ethernet

I recently built a server with the following specs: -Asus P9D-M Motherboard -Intel Xeon E3-1220 V3 (Haswell) CPU -8GB Kingston ECC 1600MHZ DDR3 -1TB Western Digital HDD -450w PSU + Case combo The ...
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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 ...