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

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Connected to a wireless AP but no internet

I just upgraded to 14.04 and I'm not able to load pages even though wifi is connected. Here's the output of ifconfig (I was using usb tethering). Please give me some pointers on how to diagnose the ...
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Suddenly cannot connect through ethernet (link up, not IP)

Thinkpad T432, Kubuntu 14.04, Linux 3.13.0-34-generic I left for vacations, came back, and cannot use my ethernet plug anymore. It is crucial for me at work. I can connect with Windows. I cannot ...
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Ethernet not working on Sony Vaio e series `vpcea23en` in Ubuntu 14.04

shashi@shashi-VPCEA23EN:~$ sudo lshw -numeric -C network [sudo] password for shashi: *-network description: Wireless interface product: AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter ...
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OpenVPN: The VPN connection to … because of invalid VPN secrets

I am 3 days into using Linux. I set up an OpenVPN connection following the instructions set out by: https://www.goldenfrog.com/support/vyprvpn/vpn-setup/linux/openvpn OpenVPN installation went ...
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14.04 - Can't connect to internet Macbook Pro Retina 2013

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a partition on my Macbook Pro (2013) and I can't figure out how to connect to the internet. I've read everything I can find and nothing is working. I have it wired ...
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Ethernet Port problem in ubuntu 14.04

I am using Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04 and have an issue with Ethernet port. I use Internet using lan cable. When I use Windows 7 it never disconnects but in case of Ubuntu it disconnects for some ...
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Network unclaimed for all network adapters

I know other people had this problem but I could not find a valid solution which fixes my problem. I have no done a fresh install or anything. Suddenly all my network devices disapeared and when I run ...
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Connect to printer directly / locally via ethernet port

My decision was to get away from windows rigth to the newsest Ubuntu 14.04.1 - so I am new to Linux, but: Trying to connect my locally, via ethernet cable attached printer (an old model Kyocera FS ...
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couldnot find other computer on locally connected area

i am using ubuntu 14.04. now i work on a place where many computer are interconnected. sometimes i have to see other computer's file that are share. but i could not find any idea to see other file. ...
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pptp VPN over WiFi doesn't work

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and I am trying to set up a pptp VPN between me and a server. I am using network-manager for this. Now, the VPN works perfectly when I'm on Ethernet, whereas on WiFi my ...
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how do I access Wifi on xubuntu 14.04? It has something to do with with the proprietary drivers stopping me

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04 on a Dell Latitude D620, I do not know what kind of wifi card I have but I do know I have one. When I turn it on Xubuntu doesn't attempt to search for wireless networks, ...
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Need to find network driver for Ubuntu 14.04

I'm having an issue finding a driver for my network card. I can't connect to the internet at all (no wireless dongle on the PC), and therefore, can't update or download anything because...well, ...
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Wifi is Hard-Blocked and Ethernet connection fails - [Ubuntu 14.04] - [Asus B43S-XH51]

I was just using this laptop yesterday on ethernet and a few days ago on wifi. I've never had a problem with this computer and wifi. I currently only have Ubuntu 14.04 installed - no dual-boot with ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 network interface preferences

When I have an ethernet cable connected and WiFi pass on available network it prefers the WiFi for internet connections. How do I make it prefer the ethernet connection?
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No internet connection

OK so I installed 14.04 from a usb. I downloaded it to from on computer and installed it on an old Dell 2006. I had internet before installing, but now I have nothing. No wireless and not internet ...
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Wired ethernet no traffic count

My 1000MBit Ethernet doesn't show any traffic count anymore since reinstalling with 14.04. With 12.10 everything was fine. Neither in ifconfig nor gnome-system-monitor shows any traffic. But the ...
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Logging state changes of ethernet links

I have two ethernet connections (eth0 & eth1) that are bonded to bond0. I want to log (or look if they already exist) the state changes of any of these 3 interfaces. I want historical ...
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Virtualbox Bridged network ethernet cable disconnecting

I’m trying to connect to a ethernet device (like a scanner/printer) to a guest Ubuntu 12.04 running on Virtualbox 4.3.12. The scanner is connected to the Mac Pro directly over ethernet cable. Problems ...
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Ethernet no longer connects, Wi-Fi works just fine [closed]

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Sony Vaio VPCEA36FM When I came into work today, my Ethernet adapter no longer connected to the network. There was an error message that had popped in the background on my desktop, ...
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wireless and wired connections no longer working

I am currently running Ubuntu 14.04 on an Asus eeepc netbook. Everything was working fine until randomly I was unable to connect to my wireless, or any wireless for that matter. When I tried to, I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 ethernet slow

Hey since this morning my Ubuntu 14.04 Ethernet connection is really slow but the strange thing is I have a hotspot in my machine and the phone connected to it has fast Internet.......... I really ...
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Wired connection problem Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I recently added a partition to my computer with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit. It is Turbo-X dual-boot with Windows 7. The Ethernet works good in Windows but in Ubuntu does not work. The wired ...
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Ethernet problems on ASIX AX88772B USB 2.0 Ethernet adapter

I have some problems with ethernet on Linux chrubuntu 3.13.0-29-generic. Network manager shows the network is connected and the device is recognized, but there is no internet. Interestingly it ...
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Can I share a private IP address on Wi-Fi and Ethernet?

I have a laptop which is usually on Ethernet and has a static IP. Sometimes I need to take it away from my desk and use the wifi. How can I make the Ethernet and Wi-Fi use the same private IP address? ...
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Share connection to router from second ethernet

I read all the previous posts but I didn't find anything that fit my needs. I have a PC with Xubuntu and 2 Ethernet cards. With a port (eth1) I have the Internet connection (static IP address) I want ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Network Problem

I have an issue with my Ubuntu 14.04. I am able to connect to wireless networks without any problems, but when I am in my Dorm Room, I cannot connect to my wired Internet connection. It works fine ...
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LXC bridging with two NICs

I am setting up a server to host a number of LXC containers, for now just isolating web and db services. The server I am using has two NICs and I'd like to use one for host traffic and one for ...
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No connection with Ethernet

When I installed ubuntu 14.04 my ethernet is not connecting. Anyone can help me , please ? NetworkManager Tool State: disconnected Device: eth0 Type: Wired Driver: r8169 ...
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ifconfig eth0 eth0: error fetching interface information: Device not found

I'm new to Ubuntu. In my system WIFI is working fine but Ethernet is not working fine. ifconfig -a lo Link encap:Local Loopback inet addr:127.0.0.1 Mask:255.0.0.0 ...
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Network Unclaimed with HP Ethernet 1Gb 4-port 331T Adapter

My desktop computer runs Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. It has a one port Ethernet 'eth0' interface. I have four Ethernet-enabled signal processing devices. To connect these devices to my computer for data ...
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Can't ping my own local machine by IP address?

I have an Ubuntu machine named ci-server, with wired connection and fixed IP address of 192.168.0.214. When I ping by IP I get the following output: administrator@ci-server:~$ ping 192.168.0.214 ...
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How to use Telnet through wlan0 when eth0 is default device?

I've got a bit of a conundrum that I can't find anything for, so I'm asking for help. I recently got an AR2Drone from Parrot. I'd like to get some cool software on it, explore its file architecture, ...
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Get all binded ip addresses

I have configured my network card eth0 to use 3 IPs, such as 192.168.1.10, 10.0.0.10 and 192.168.0.10. After network restart, ifconfig is showing only one IP ie, 192.168.1.10. But I can ping ...
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Lenovo G780 no ethernet (Qualcomm Atheros AR8162) on 14.04

First of all, I want to say I have been struggling with this issue for more than a year, you may think this is a duplicate, but it's not as none of the solutions worked for me, I'll try to be as ...
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network card issues on ASUS N550JK with ubuntu 14.04 LTS

The network card (realtek gigabit ethernet) doesn't work, doesn't send or receive packets. There is an error message saying something about a transmit queue timeout. I'm including some output that may ...
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Qualcomm Atheros QCA8172 Not network traffic is showed

I just buy a new Lenovo Ideapad S410p with this ethernet card: mario@mario-IdeaPad-S410p:~$ lspci -nn | grep 0200 03:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Qualcomm Atheros QCA8172 Fast Ethernet ...
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ubuntu could not detect eth0 network

after installing new version of this distro, that can not detect eth0 automatically command inxi -SNxz result: Network: Card-1: Broadcom NetXtreme BCM57786 Gigabit Ethernet PCIe bus-ID: 01:00.0 ...
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Network settings on Ubuntu 12.04

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS as a VM with the bridged mode. The host is Windows. I set these configurations to their right values: auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 10.1.16.66 netmask ...
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I've lost connection to my network after a failed attempt at a bridged connection

I need some help fast. I set up two server systems and decided to go full Linux on them, all in for the first time. I've pretty much since spent the entire time Googling "how to install [software I ...
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ubuntu 12.04 ethernet network not connected

I connected to the internet OK up stairs (wired). I then move the computer downstairs within minutes: I get "no internet connection" message. I connect via a switch, wired. I checked the ethernet ...
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Wired connection loss

When i started system wired connection works fine. But after a while suddenly i experience loss of ethernet connection and able to establish the connection if and only if reboot the system. Is there ...
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Network do not work on 14.04

I have Windows Vista and Ubuntu 14.04 dual booted with DVD iso and it works very well, but there is a problem with Ethernet connection. On windows it works well,but on Ubuntu it gives an error ...
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How to install BSD ethernet driver in Linux?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on an old Dell Dimension 4600 that's like 15 years old. I got it for free and it came with an ethernet card that isn't working with the e100 module that arrived with Ubuntu by ...
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Trying to get ethernet working for Intel 82562EZ 10/100.

I got an old Dell Dimension 4600 for free and I want to get Linux on it. Ubuntu not required, but it's what I have running now. lspci -v tells me: Ethernet Controller: Intel Corporation 82562EZ ...
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How to install new Intel Ethernet driver

Ubuntu 12.04 x64 doesn't recognize newest Intel Ethernet adapter on my desktop (Intel Ethernet Connection i217-V). I downloaded required driver from Intel and compiled it using make. Now I have: ...
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Unable to ping inside or outside network with default gateway 0.0.0.0

I've been around here before and I could usually piece together everything to more or less get myself up and running, but this time I'm truly stumped. I'm trying to connect my new 14.04 install to a ...
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Ubuntu won't connect to Network through Ethernet

I have just built a Desktop Computer and I have created a Live USB with Ubuntu 14.04. I boot to the USB to "Try Ubuntu" and everything works fine, but the computer refuses to connect to the Network ...
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Intermittent wired network issues in 14.04

Since yesterday, my wired network connection has been dropping for a couple of seconds every 30 seconds or so. To my knowledge, I had not made any changes to my network. Output of ifconfig -a: ➜ ~ ...
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Unable to connect to Internet on Desktop via Ethernet

Desktop computer it's not connecting to internet via Ethernet. It shows the loading connection animation on the top panel but it never connects, it just keeps loading... The network card is NVIDIA ...
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USB Keyboard/Mouse, Networking broken by kernel update

I recently (automatically) updated all the kernel-related packages (linux-image, linux-headers etc) to version 3.13.0-27.50. I'm using the generic kernel for AMD64. After reboot I find that my USB ...