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

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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 Linux Kernel 4.2.0 - Can I setup the ethernet driver for Intel 82562v-2 or should I downgrade kernel to 3?

My brother received a Dell Inspirion 530S for free from a neighbor and he had me install Linux on it. I went with stock Ubuntu since this is my first time and I figured it would be easiest to use with ...
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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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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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Is there any way to install Atheros e2400 drivers?

I have a new motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING M5. This motherboard has an Atheros killer e2400 Ethernet controller. When I do lspci -nn, I get: 03.00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Qualcomm Atheros ...
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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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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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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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Xubuntu 15.10 - WiFi working but not Ethernet [duplicate]

I upgraded from Xub 14.04 LTS to 15.10. The ethernet in 14.04 used to work, albeit slower than the Windows 10 installation on the other partition, but now it just doesn't work on the Xubuntu side. The ...
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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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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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No ethernet connection only wifi

I'm providing some of the terminal tests I done for a Dell latitude D520 with Ubuntu 12.04. Please any help will be appreciated. PCI: lspci 02:00.0 Ethernet controller: Broadcom Corporation ...
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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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Wifi not working on 14.04 notebook

I have this Acer Aspire V5 notebook, which had problems with wifi before in 13.10 and i had to use the ethernet. sometimes it randomly started working but most of the time it wouldn't. So then i ...
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Wake-on-LAN broken on 64 bit, works on 32 bit

How can I get WOL to work on 64 bit Ubuntu? It's a wierd situation. The hardware is a heavily modified ASUS G75VW 3D. Windows and 32 bit Ubuntu work fine for Wake on LAN. The motherboard has a minor ...
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How can i transfer data between two computers using Ethernet cable and FTP software like(gFtp)?

I want to transfer data between two Linux Ubuntu computers using just Ethernet cable and FTP software like gFtp Is this possible? because i get connection refused when trying to connect
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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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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 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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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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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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Ubuntu does not recognize Killer wireless 1535 and ethernet e2400 in Alienware 2015

I recently bought an Alienware 2015 which has a 1535 Killer wireless. When I installed Ubuntu 14.04 (Kernel 3.19) it did not recognize it. I did some search on the internet and found some methods to ...
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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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The ethernet cable is not detected

I updated my Ubuntu 14.04 lts, but after I rebooted it, it didn't detect the ethernet cable. I tried opening the network manager but it says that the network services are not compatible with this ...
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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 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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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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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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Killer Ethernet 2400: no wired internet

I have a Z170 Gaming K6 motherboard with a killer ethernet 2400. I have just installed Ubuntu but I'm not getting any internet even though I connected it with a wired connection to my router. I have ...
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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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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 ...
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ARP flux how to solve

I have a server with 2 NICs having an IP address in the same subnet, this is what my /etc/network/interfaces looks like: auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 192.168.2.155 gateway ...
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Ethernet not detecting at startup detecting only after restart

I use a old Intel dh61ww board and built in Ethernet adapter it was working fine till recently Ubuntu 14.04 is not detecting Ethernet at startup but it detects my wireless usb adapter only gets ...
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Wifi disconnects when Ethernet connected

I'm using a WiFi connection on Ubuntu 12 and connecting to XP directly via Ethernet cable. I've set the ipv4 settings of the Ubuntu wired connection to: share with other computers and restarted. ...
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Ethernet Port Detection

UBUNTU KYLIN 15.10 : Ethernet port is not working on ubuntu but previously it was working on Windows. It doesn't show any ethernet controller. I have tried: root@rajesh-Inspiron-N4010:/home/rajesh# ...
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Onboard ethernet stopped working after CPU/memory upgrade

After CPU and memory upgrade Ubuntu 12.04 would not connect to router. It is a dual boot system and the win/xp sys Ethernet still works. I tried upgrading to 14.04, but still no Ethernet. The system ...
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Need help setting up Ubuntu Server

I revived an old Dell with Ubuntu Server and it boots, but it seems it doesn't have a network connection. In the output of 'lshw' next to 'network' it says DISABLED. edit: It's a Dell Dimension 4300. ...
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Using 2 ethernet adapters on a local network, ping reply not showing

I have a laptop running with Ubuntu 15.10. Here there is one integrated Network adapter to which I added another one via USB. I now have two network interfaces which both show when I type ifconfig. ...