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

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Dell Vostro 1510 can't connect using wired connection

I recently dual-booted my system with Windows 7 and 12.04. I can't access Internet through wired connection, in spite of LAN cable in the socket. It says network cable unplugged, but I can access ...
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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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Command line failing with https

I'm a bit new when it comes to networking. As a disclaimer, I installed Chrubuntu. The OS was able to connect fine, but it had an unrelated error and required an install and upgrade from 13.10 to ...
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How does Linux pick which modules to load?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS uname -a Linux guru 3.8.0-34-generic #49~precise1 [...] x86_64 [...] When I reboot, I see the following in syslog: Dec 29 06:30:22 guru kernel: [...] e1000e: Intel ...
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Unable to connect wifi and ethernet

I have installed Ubuntu on my Dell Latitude e6400 laptop. However, I am unable to connect either with Ethernet or wifi. There are no drivers detected under additional drivers. I enabled networking and ...
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New Install and No Internet Connection

I have an old dell laptop (Inspiron 6400) that I thought I would use Ubuntu 13.04 on. I get no internet connect at all after I installed. Wired or Wireless. I am mainly just trying to get the wired ...
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Ethernet connection drops intermittently in ubuntu 13.04

During the last couple of days, I have noticed that my ethernet connection drops about once every 5 minutes. The connection has worked for a number of years without problems before that. I am running ...
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Two gateways on the same network (10.12.15.20 and 10.12.15.21) - is there a way to combine them into single bonded internet connection?

I have two gateways to internet on the same network. Ubuntu is installed on server with only one ethernet card. Is there a way to create a bonding of this two gateways from the same network where I ...
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No networking on boot after upgrading Kubuntu to 13.04

I upgraded Kubuntu to 13.04 today. I'm using an ethernet connection. On every boot, networking service is running and everything is configured properly, but it can't establish a connection. I have to ...
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Dynamic switching between Ethernet and Wifi

At my university, or specifically in my dorm, Ethernet speed is a sluggish 10 Mb/s. Wifi, on the other hand, is as much as 100 Mb/s if you have a good antenna - I do not, so speeds range from 50 Mb/s ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 - “the system network services are not compatible with this version”

Fairly new to Ubuntu, know my way around, but novice user. Started my Laptop running Ubuntu 12.10 this morning, and no wireless or Eth. Look at Network Manager and this message: "the system network ...
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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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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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Cannot connect to ethernet port

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 LTE. I'm trying to connect via ethernet for the first time but have had no success. Ifconfig eth0 returns: eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr: 00:01:2e:3f:f1:a0 inet6 ...
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Can sender node receive own packet from hub network

I believe that the hubs rebroadcast any bit sent to it to all hosts, including the original sender. I want to receive packet on the sender node. Is it possible in Linux? Is it enough to add: ...
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No internet connection with an Atheros AR8121/AR8113/AR8114 adapter

I have Ubuntu on my netbook. It wont connect to the internet, I did a system check and I have a Attansic Technology corp. Atheros AR8121/AR8113/AR 8114 PCI-E, ethernet controller (revb0). I'm not ...
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decreasing boot time on Ubuntu 12.04

I know it is just a luxury problem. But I would like to decrease the boot time of Ubuntu 12.04. Before it started up within 60 seconds, after tweaking a bit I keep it now constantly around 37 seconds. ...
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How to get Wifi working on Ubuntu 14.04 (Macbook Pro Retina 15 inch - 2014)

I just downloaded Ubuntu 14.04 on my Macbook Pro Retina 15 inch 2014 version using usb. My problem is I can't get the Wifi working. No wifi connections would display on the wifi menu. I've tried ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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Chrome and Firefox not working/slow

Chrome has stopped working and Firefox is slow, sometimes so slow that it does not work at all. I have tried installing Chromium, but the effects were the same. I uninstalled Chrome and then updated ...
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Cant connect ot internet with latest version of ubuntu

I want to be a frontweb developer and i was advised to install ubuntu. I've tried some ubuntu versions before (only live cds to try) but I never really like it. After a long day to even install ubuntu ...
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Creating bridge from wlan to ethernet

I know there is lot of threads about bridges and how to make them and manage them but still i haven't reached a goal. So i need bridge between wlan and ethernet but mean while i need connect to ...
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How to recover ASIX AX88179 from backports installation

I recently installed https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/projects/backports/stable/v3.13.2/backports-3.13.2-1.tar.gz with make defconfig-wifi && make && sudo make install ...
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RTL8101E/RTL8102E not working with ubuntu 14.04. HP G61

After searching questions, forums, guides, I could find any solutions that would fit the average Joe... Being Ubuntu, Linux for humans, I'll ask the question once again, trying to adjust the best ...
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I can't get my wired connection working properly Ubuntu12.04

I've recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on an old laptop. When I log in, the wired connection is active for about a minute, during which time I can browse the web etc. After this it displays the message ...
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Download Speed is unusually slow?

On a internet speed test I get on average 20 download and 2 upload, however when I'm trying to actually download something, be it updates, or just recently a Kali Linux .iso file it only downloads at ...
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Hardwired ethernet not working but wireless is

I have 2 ethernet cards (built into my motherboard) and 1 wireless card (assigned via dhcp as 192.168.1.67 by my ATT dsl modem/router) on my linux box. Wireless works fine. I tried using Network ...
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Ethernet problem in Ubuntu 14.04

pardon my total lack of knowledge as I'm a first time user of Ubuntu. I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 in a machine which already runs Windows 7 HB. I have an ethernet connection which I use to be ...
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Strange ethernet behaviour of Ubuntu 14.04 on Fujitsu Esprimo P720 E90+

after I had openSuse running on this machine without Ethernet issues, I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and ran into a weired Ethernet problem. My colleague has Ubuntu 12.04 on the same type of computer and no ...
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Detected Hardware Unit Hang with 82566DC / e1001e

I am suddenly having problems with a Ubuntu Server install. This machine ran fine with 12.04, 13.10 and also for a while with 14.04. It started doing this: 12:44:34 e1000e 0000:00:19.0 eth0: ...
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Ethernet is unstable - Ubuntu 13.10

Upon booting into Ubuntu 13.10 I can connect to my wired connection. It connects with no issues whatsoever and in fact it never disconnects at all. However, the connection is insanely unstable and ...
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Starting Ubuntu from computer off will not start ethernet connection; ok after reboot

Starting Ubuntu from computer off will not start the ethernet connection. It will however, start my connection on a reboot every time; this has happened through many versions of Ubuntu. This may be ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Ethernet not working on 13.10

i'm new to Ubuntu and just install 13.10, all seems to be working however, i cannot connect to the internet, i have no wireless card and with the ethernet cable in, it looks as if it is searching for ...
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Wired Connection Suddenly stopped working

Here is the thing! am on day 5 of no wired internet connection. I have spent the last 4 days searching through every forum and Q&A sites, until i finally decided to post this, so I have done my ...
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RTNETLINK answers: No such process and sudo /etc/init.d/networking restart

root@ip-172-31-15-184:/etc/network# ifconfig -a eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 0a:8a:00:ff:98:d7 inet addr:172.31.15.184 Bcast:172.31.15.255 Mask:255.255.240.0 inet6 addr: fe80::88a:ff:feff:98d7/64 ...
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Trying to install NVIDIA Corporation MCP61 Ethernet Ubuntu 13.04

I've just uninstalled Windows 7 from my pc and installed a fresh copy of Ubuntu 13.04 on my desktop. Everything has gone well except for one very important thing, namely the network card. My network ...
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Cannot establish Wired connection on Acer Aspire 5930G

I use an Acer Aspire 5930G, dual booted with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 13.10. My problem is that i cannot establish wired connection on my ubuntu. Wireless connection works in both of my OSs but the ...
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13.04 Ethernet disconnects after laptop goes to sleep

I have an ASUS F502C laptop that works great with Ubuntu, except for the fact that I lose ethernet when my computer goes to sleep, and nothing I do, short of rebooting, can get the internet back. I've ...
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Upgrade to 13.10 from 13.04 WOL no longer works!

Please help. After upgrading from 13.04 to 13.10, WOL no longer works. Running ethtool shows that my Atheros ALX ethernet card no longer says it supports WOL??? I researched and found that the linux ...