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

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Ubuntu Server 12.10 not obtaining IP address until a user logs in

I just did a recent install of Ubuntu Server 12.10 (no GUI, command line only) on a new system. I noticed that upon booting the server does not obtain an IP address from my router. However, once I ...
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Can't start ethernet network connection

After electric surge grub loader has stoped working which i fixed with 'grub-install', but now i can't make ethernet working again. Bootable version of Ubuntu doesn't working too. What is the ...
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Cannot connect to ethernet with wired connection Ubuntu 12.10

I am new to Ubuntu (installed Ubuntu 12.10 desktop on my Mac Mini today from Ubuntu iso – mac mini had blank SSD on it i.e. no OS X at all). First drama is that Ubuntu installer seems to be setup for ...
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Why doesn't Ubuntu automatically disable wireless networking when a wired connection is active?

When I have Wireless enabled and plug in my Ethernet cable, the wireless connection stays active, even when the wireless and wired connections are through the same network. I'm aware of this question ...
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How do I share my wireless connection via a wired cable?

Im trying to share the wireless from my netbook eeepc to my desktop computer that does not have any wifi, it can run internet through a cable connected to my internet router but im wondering if there ...
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wired network not working DELL 17R SE

Wired Network not working; it shows connected to network but I get no Internet access..! System DELL 17R SE Output of lspci -nnk | grep -iEA3 "(network|ethernet|wireless|broadcom)" lspci -nnk | grep ...
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How to troubleshoot ethernet port on laptop

I have a problem with my wired connection. To be more specific, my laptop doesn't seems to recognize that I have plugged in an ethernet cable. I tried to download new drivers for my ethernet card, ...
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Shared internet connection - console equvalent

I know how to share ethernet connection (bridged with wifi) with Network Manager GUI. Now I'm trying to do the same from console (Ubuntu server 12.04). The steps I did for now: Connected to wifi via ...
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Why won't Ubuntu use my ethernet cable?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and for some reason, Ubuntu will not use an Ethernet cord. It will recognize it and say that I have a connection, but it won't access the internet through it. I plan to use ...
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What is the Ethernet driver in Ubuntu 12.10?

I have been asked by the IT people at my work to uninstall and reinstall my Ethernet driver in order to try and fix a connection problem. When looking in Software Centre, I find those packages when ...
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No network on Ubuntu Server after changing the modem

I upgraded my Internet connection, and after changing the Modem my Ubuntu Server's eth0 doesn't come up. I looked at /etc/netwrork/interfaces, it looks all normal eth0 is set to auto and dhcp # The ...
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Wired ethernet on a Mac mini 2012 with Ubuntu 12.10 problem

I have a issue with a late mac mini 6.1 2012 Ubuntu: 12.10 Kernel: 3.5.0-25 generic lspci -nnk | grep -i net -a3: 00:1f.3 SMBus [0c05]: Intel Corporation 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family SMBus ...
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How do I install the correct Ethernet driver?

So I’m new with Ubuntu, and I'm having huge problems installing the Ethernet driver to get the wired connection to work. I read that downloading the compatible wireless driver will get it to work, ...
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Wired connection periodically lost in Ubuntu 12.10 (AR8161)

Wired connection is lost periodically and not reestablished until rebooting. I bought desktop and install fresh Ubuntu 12.10. My network card with Atheros Communications Inc. AR8161 Gigabit Ethernet ...
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12.04.2 - after the last update my qualcomm atheros gigabit ethernet driver is lost

after the last update the driver is lost. I have tried hard (several nights) to get it running. Now with the last update it's gone. Any thoughts why this is not supported natively? What is the best ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - Not recognizing Atheros AR8161 Gigabit Ethernet

I built my own computer about a month ago and loaded Windows 7 on it, and then decided to put Ubuntu 12.04 on instead. It doesn't recognize my ethernet cable, and I cannot get any internet ...
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Why can't I see my LAN network with Gigabyte GA-H77-DS3H?

I can't connect via Ethernet cable to my Linksys WRTSL554GS router. I think my mobo, a Gigabyte GA-H77-DS3H does not have Wi-Fi so I don't have that option either. When I do a ifconfig this is what ...
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Why are Ethtool WOL settings reset on startup?

I installed ethtool and ran ethtool -s eth1 wol g to allow my server (ubuntu 12.04) to wake up on LAN (WOL). This setting is for some reason reset every startup, so I added the above command to ...
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Lag spikes and missing n standard for Wireless connection with BROADCOM BCM4327

i have a laptop aspire 5750G with the Broadcom BCM4327. I have enabled proprietary drivers and installed it but there are some problems: First: If i do iwconfig eth2 this is the result: eth2 ...
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Why is my eth0 interface not detected when installing Snort?

I am trying to install Snort on Ubuntu Server in VMware. It works fine before the setting up network cards. I've edited /etc/network/interfaces with the following data: #######Primary address auto ...
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How do I install drivers for the Atheros AR8161 Ethernet controller? - update

I checked How do I install drivers for the Atheros AR8161 Ethernet controller? I have same problem: when I pasted this part wget -O- ...
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Cannot setup 1 Gbit ethernet connection

I'm using Kubuntu 12.10. My router operate at 1Gbit connection with my other PC, I have 1Gbit ethernet card, cable is cat5e and can't setup 1Gbit ethernet connection. Only 100Mbit/s. lspci|grep ...
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How to configure preferred network for internet?

I am connected to a LAN network and wireless network. Both provide access to internet. Sometimes when the internet on LAN is not working, the browser simply throws an exception instead of switching ...
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Problem installing ethernet and wireless driver in ubuntu 12.10

My laptop is Dell Inspiron 14R. My ethernet and wireless controllers are: Atheros AR8162 Fast Ethernet [1969:1090] (rev 10) Network Controller Broadcom BCM43142 802.11b/g/n [14e4:4365] (rev 01) ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 will only connect through ethernet [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Install Broadcom / STA Wireless card (BCM43XX) I recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 on a friend's laptop but I'm having trouble getting it to work with his router ...
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12.10: ethernet device is not created on boot

I have a problem with my wired interface - an appropriate device for it is just not created at boot. What is strange about it is that it never gets enabled on boot, but is always created after a ...
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How to sync files on 2 computers using an ethernet cable (offline)?

I have a laptop running Ubuntu 12.04 and a netbook running Ubuntu 12.10. I want to sync some folders from my laptop on my netbook, connecting them with an ethernet cable. Both computers are offline, ...
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USB ethernet adapter: 'Cable unplugged' message while plugged in

I have an Acer Travelmate C110 with Ubuntu 11.10. There's a built in network card, when I connect the cable to it everything works fine (mail, internet,...). I now bought a USB ethernet adapter. (It ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 no network devices detected

I installed ubuntu 12.10 on my Dell Vostro 3460 and no network devices are detected (ethernet and wireless). when I run lspic, I see: 1:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 ...
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Configure ubuntu with two network adapters and a switch

After 4 hours of trying to configure this I'm getting mad. I've the next setup: eth0: is the on board lan adapter and this one connect directly to a switch. eth1: is the lan adapter (pci card) that ...
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What package should I install for driver of the Atheros AR8161 Ethernet Controller without net?

I've read in this Question that a new package exists for this driver. But I am confused. There are a lot of packages and I don't know which one do I need. I have a DellVostro-3460, Ubuntu 12.10, ...
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Atheros AR8161 Ethernet card not working on 12.10 on an ASUS N56VM

I have installed Ubuntu 12.10 (64bits) (3.5.0-18 kernel) on an ASUS N56VM and the ethernet card isn't working. Wireless card works okay. The card is Atheros Communications Inc. AR8161 Gigabit Ethernet ...
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make both Atheros ethernet controller and Broadcom wireless contrller of dell vostro 3460 work [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Broadcom wireless 43142 conflict Atheros 8161 in kernel 3.5 (unbuntu 12.10) I have bought a new Dell 3460 laptop pre-installed with Ubuntu 11.10. All networking worked ...
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Can Ubuntu use multiple devices for downloading?

Let me give an example: I have one laptop, it is connected to 3 different networks all with access to internet. One device uses eth0, another uses wlan0 and a third one uses wlan1. Does Ubuntu knows ...
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How to install ethernet driver on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS with working wireless connection?

How do I install the ethernet driver on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS with working wireless connection? goutham@ubuntu:~$ ifconfig -a lo Link encap:Local Loopback inet addr:127.0.0.1 ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 boot hangs at purple screen when integrated NIC (ethernet card) is enabled in BIOS

Here's my weird problem, with a UEFI Ubuntu 12.10 64 bits installation on an Inspiron 14z ultrabook with an integrated Atheros AR8162 ethernet card (NIC). If the AR8162 card is enabled in BIOS, ...
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Cat 6 Only 100mbit speed

I tried two different cat6 cables directly connected between my two ubuntu machines. This one I ordered online: http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B002SQPDXS/ref=wms_ohs_product only achieves 100mbit ...
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Question for class

I have a question for class that I cannot figure out, I was hoping the helpful folks at Ask Ubuntu could help. The question is basically this: Your Linux system appears to have a DHCP problem. You ...
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Problems with wired ethernet connection Ubuntu 11.10

After some partition shuffling, I've got a problem on my 11.10 system. The wired ethernet interface fails to come up, although the wireless interface is working. I'm using NetworkManager. I thought ...
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Why can't I connect to my network via wired DHCP connection?

I am trying to connect to the LAN of the university where I work, on a wired connection. The Internet is accessed by VPN after connecting to the network. On Windows 7, the computer seems to ...
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Ethernet dongle not working on a Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon

I have recently bought a Thinkpad X1 Carbon, installed Ubuntu 12.10 and everything I need works like a charm - except for the Ethernet USB dongle. Searching Google hasn't brought up any solutions or ...
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network is disabled

I could successfully connect to network through livecd but through my hard disk it is not possible. :~$ sudo ifup eth0 ifup: interface eth0 already configured :~$ sudo lshw -class network ...
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No ethernet or wireless interfaces on 10.04

So, I just got a new Lenovo ThinkPad T430s and installed Lucid 10.04 on it. The installation went fine but when I logged in there was no connection to the internet even with a cord plugged in. ...
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Setting up Ubuntu Server as a Router with DHCPD and 3 Ethernet devices

My configuration: Ubuntu 12.04 DHCP3-server BIND9 eth0, eth1, eth2 eth0 is the external connection eth1 & eth2 are the internal network eth1 and eth2 are supposed to be seperate ...
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HP mini 5102 Ethernet does not work after suspend on Lubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: No wireless after resuming from suspend? Ethernet works fine after system is rebooted The onboard card is seen in 'lspci' as: 43:00.0 Ethernet controller: Marvell ...
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Ethernet Connection Unavailable

I'm running Ubuntu Server 12.04 on a laptop with an Intel NIC (driver e1000e). When I connect the ethernet port to the internet (college network, DHCP) it works out of the box. Now I'm trying to ...
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12.04 won't recognize ethernet connection on my Toshiba Satellite

Like the title says, I have just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Toshiba Satellite P875-S7200 and I can connect to the internet via wifi but my computer doesn't seem to recognize when I plug in a wired ...
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Ethernet to NAS, Wifi to Internet on same subnet

On my Windows configuration, I use a Wifi to connect to the interwebs: 192.168.1.x (DHCP) Also on my Windows configuration, I have a NAS and a second computer with Ubuntu connected via a switch on ...
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Cannot see eth0 after fresh installation of 12.04.1 in dell ultrabook with window 7

the ifconfig only shows wlan0 and l0, no eth0, tried to edit /etc/network/interfaces to asst auto eth0, then run init.d networking restart, it said, eth0 device cannot be found, anyone has similar ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - how can i have eth0 and wlan0 both active where eth0 is primary and wlan0 is just for internet browse

I have a box running Ubuntu 12.04. There i have eth0 which is used as local network no internet. But i have also in that same box wlan0, and WiFi availability. Now how can i have both interface ...