LAN is short for local area network. Commonly refers to cable bound networks.

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lan problems in ubuntu 14.04 [on hold]

In my laptop [hp-ab220tx] lan symbol is shown on the rigth most upper and and it is getting connected but when i open any site in google it doesn't work where it is working when there is wifi ...
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Wired Connection - cant connect

Just installed latest version of ubuntu from web.. Having issue of lan connection. After installing and running ubuntu all things were working correctly. After shut down and restart the system no i ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.5 wireless connectivity stopped working all of a sudden

Ubuntu 12.04.5 wireless connectivity stopped working all of a sudden from today morning onwards. I am able to access Skype, but not any website through my wireless carrier. I have tried different ...
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Windows/WINS host names not working even after winbind install on 16.04

In the past, I was able to get Windows host names on the LAN resolving from inside Ubuntu by doing sudo apt-get install winbind and then editing /etc/nsswitch.conf (adding wins to the end of the hosts:...
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Ping but no other connection within LAN

So i scratched the idea of ubuntu 16.04 and just wanted to try and get cacti working with 14.04 again. However i have everything installed and configured correctly, and i don't get any connections. ...
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Can not ping machines in local network throguh second NIC

I am setting up a small cluster (four nodes running ubuntu14) and I have this configuration (obviously IP addresses vary for each machine): # Internet and lab - 192.168.10.0/24 iface eth0 inet dhcp ...
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Cannot connect to internal IP on interface

I am running Ubuntu Server 16.04. I have a static IP assigned to the network interface on the server. This IP is routable from outside the LAN I am wanting to access the same server from the internal ...
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Ubuntu Server 14 connects on LAN but not WAN

Every time I boot my newly installed Ubuntu 14.0.4, it always says "Waiting for network configuration". When I log in, I have to type sudo ifconfig enp3s8 up to activate my adapter (for some reason it ...
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how to change default lan connection in ubuntu 12.04 server

I want to change eth1 as default connection but in my server the default connection is eth0. To change default lan connection in ubuntu 12.04 server please help me.
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How can I set up a simple FTP site using Apache on Ubuntu 14.04?

I have Lubuntu 14.04 on two laptops, a Lenovo (booo) and an HP (ehhh). Both have Apache2 installed, and I use ssh and scp and rsync and gigolo and all that stuff without issue. So, I've got my Apache ...
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Problem related to ethernet port

I can connect to internet only via WiFi and USB dongle. My LAN port doesn't seem to be working. When I connect my ethernet wire the lights of the port blink. And system detects it. But is never able ...
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Trying to make a “server” for flashdrives and HDDs. Using lubuntu, open for changing Distros

Good moment everyone, I'm trying to make a network shared folder for all my flashdrives and HDD's. It would be something like, when anyone plugs a new device it would show on all pcs in lan, so anyone ...
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Wired LAN is connected to computer but internet is not working

I'm using a Ubuntu live USB to install something to another drive but I can't get the internet to work. I've tried connecting a wired LAN, wifi, my phone as a hotspot but it never works. Oftentimes, ...
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Connecting 5 servers to a cluster with 1000 Base T

I have 5 Servers for a MPI parallelized program. Running 16 treads each, a total of 80 threads interact with each other and write files of potentially unlimited size. Which thread talks with which ...
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how to make a wired connection to wifi hotspot [duplicate]

i have lan connection to my laptop now i want to share this as the hotspot i am unable to this now can any please tell ... thanks in advance...
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Why Google ping (DNS server 8.8.8.8) in windows is faster than ubuntu 16.04 and Other Linux distribution?

I've read all the solutions regarding to similar problems existing in all the community and I've performed these options but none of theme work! I've checked the google ping both in linux and windows ...
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How to access multiple webpage on Ubuntu 16.04 webserver from Local area network

I have search long enough but can't bump into the answer. I have ubuntu 16.04 installed for local web development in one machine on a local area network. I have done installing LAMP etc. I have ...
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Brother device in LAN not detected as a scanner but as a printer only since 16.04

I have two computerrs in the same LAN, where computer A is running Ubuntu 15.10 and computer B is running Ubuntu 16.04. There is a Brother MFC-8860DN multi function center device connected to the ...
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How to Switch to Wifi if LAN internet is not working

I am using LUBUNTU. I need to switch to WIFI internet(if available) if LAN internet is not working. What I mean is that LAN cable is connected to local router has local ip address. But Internet is ...
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shared folder no access permission denied

ubuntu 14.04 64bit on computer A and B. Lan crossover cable connected. Made manual ip address settings. Disabled firewalls. Wired connection works. I have read posts also here. It will not work. ...
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Ubuntu to Windows remote desktop problem

I just got a desktop PC recently, and installed Ubuntu. Problem is the desktop had to be put in the basement, and I have satellite internet so I have to watch my data usage. I have a laptop upstairs ...
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SECURE LAN for File Transfer, 3 machines, upload/download from any machine to any machine

I would like to be able to access 3 different Ubuntu based machines securely, both upload and download, all on the same LAN. I need either written resources or step-by step instructions to setup all ...
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Stop access of LAMP localhost files through LAN

I have made LAMP setup on Ubuntu 14.04 system. My system is connected with LAN. Also other systems are also connected to the same LAN system. So in the router there are IP are showing like 192.168.0....
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Can't resolve hostname by ip address over nslookup

Hope, someone can help me. I've already searched the web for hours, but I can't solve this problem: I've got an Ubuntu Server on my LAN. I can fully use it (samba, ssh, apache2, xmpp...) by using it'...
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Which port do I need to open so that others can connect to my “www” folder?

I want to follow this solution, but... I specifically want to let others access a site on a LAN that would be stored in the default "/var/www/html" system folder AKA 127.0.0.1 So I guess I just need ...
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Unsupported device type 772 for “lo”

I don't know what's wrong happen to make eth0 stop working! Everything was working great, I installed php5 beside php7 on Ubuntu Server 16, modified /etc/network/interfaces and restarted machine then ...
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How can I make Ubuntu 16.04 tell that my connection to internet is limited

Since last few days I'm facing connectivity issues as my service provider is changing the fibre cables. As a result, my connection keeps toggling between " connected" and "Connected but No Internet". ...
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How to reduce Bandwidth using squid delay pools in a LAN

I have a LAN with user PCs that managed by linux squid proxy server. IP ranges : User1 category : 192.168.1.2-192.168.1.12 User2 catogory : 192.168.1.13-192.168.1.23 User3 catogory ; 192.168.1.24-...
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Ubuntu 12.04 dropping LAN connection

I have a Ubuntu 12.04 machine that has two Ethernet interfaces, both are static. eth0 is sitting on a network like: xxx.xxx.169.xxx with a 255.255.255.0 mask It's static address is: xxx.xxx.169.14 ...
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Squid LAN network Per user Bandwidth monitoring

I have made a small LAN network with a ubuntu squid proxy server. The proxy server runs in my laptop with VMware where it is placed in between the ADSL router and 4 port switch. I have added 3 user ...
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Not able to update netmask in ubuntu 16.04

I am trying to set netmask, as I am using Internet under a proxy connection. I am setting netmask to 255.255.255.0, then I save it. When I reopen it shows 26 as the netmask value.
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Cant connect to LAN after moving to an optical fiber connection

I use Ubuntu Server via VirtualBox. We have just changed the office internet to an optical fiber connection and the internet on UBUNTU stopped getting recognized, even though when I open the browser ...
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Very Strange - Ubuntu messing up Windows LAN

I am helping my friend migrate to Linux from Windows. So we installed Ubuntu 15.10 on his system. His current setup is Windows 10 + Ubuntu. Everything is going well except a very strange issue. ...
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Can't acces Ubuntu Server 14.04 outsided LAN anymore

I am a lawyer not a Computer Science guy, please go easy on me! I set up an Ubuntu Server with a no-IP account and ownCloud. The first few days it was working great and I was able to access it from ...
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What is the command to view files in a directory shared on LAN? [duplicate]

How could I list the files shared on LAN?
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LAN Card behaving inconsistently

I have a system with Ubuntu Server 14.04 installed on it. The onboard ethernet port is faulty. As I want to setup DHCP server on it, I have installed two external LAN cards. I also have a leased line. ...
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Kernel problem, how to downgrade

I am using Ubuntu 15.10. uname -r 4.2.0.30-generic. But this kernel is installed partially with errors and my boot loader got default updated to that. I have Linux image 4.2.0.16,4.2.0.27,4.2.0.30,...
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Installing lan drivers (no linux versions)

Stuck with ubuntu 14.04 unable to work as the drivers for my lan are in a .exe and cant download anything onto the machine. I was wondering if their is a way i may install just the inf files or if i ...
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LAN port or LAN driver problem Ethernet Wirelan

I am having Ubuntu 15.10. yesterday after power shutdown I disconnected LAN wire from modem and connected to LAN port of Dell laptop. But my connection is not detected. I can connect through wifi. ...
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How to get pc-name from IP address?

Anyone can tell me how to resolve pc-name for a given IP address on local area network ? I went through many answers but no one helped me :/ I am mentioning all tricks I used below :: netstat -a &...
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Run a bash script over network

I have a LAN which contains more than 50 ubuntu machines. I want to change entire LAN authorization with a centralized ldap server. I have a working LAN server, and i wrote a script to do all the ...
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Internet through WiFi, LAN through ethernet

How can I have my Ubuntu system simultaneously access the internet through its own WiFi adapter (not sharing) and have the wired ethernet connection be used to access the LAN? Where LAN means it's ...
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how do I block other computers in LAN like 'net cut' in windows

i used 'net cut' in school to block other computers in LAN. How can I do the same in Ubuntu? I am looking for a program or terminal commands.
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Lan connection off after upgrades [duplicate]

My lan connection is not working after my ubuntu 14.04 asked for routine upgrades of software. Kindly help
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Connect network server location in Filezilla in Ubuntu

I am using Ubuntu 15.04 now. But i am facing problem to add my network path (Shared folder in my network) in the Local path while using Filezilla. SO is there any way to add these locations in ...
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Creating a VPN without a router for gaming

I am a noob and don't have much experience in network related stuff. I am trying to Create my own VPN for gaming purpose. I keep coming across port forwarding in forums. I use ubuntu 14.04 lts and ...
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rc.local getting invalid values from sysfs

I'm trying to get LAN cable status in rc.local file (ubuntu.14.04). But I'm always getting invalid value for the carrier, even if the cable is connected. echo $(cat /sys/class/net/eth0/carrier) If ...
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Unable to connect to 'openconnect' through LAN

I am trying to access 'openconnect' VPN through my WiFi and it works perfectly fine. The steps that I had followed were first "sudo /sbin/modprobe tun" and then second "sudo apt-get install ...
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2nd LAN Card is not working

I am new in ubuntu. I installed 14.04 with two LAN Card. One card is coming with motherboard and other one I used with PCI slot. After installing Ubuntu, I am getting two LAN card in the Network ...
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disable laptop touchpad and lan connection

I'm using Ubuntu 15.04 on ASUS K556UB, and now I have 2 problems with it: I need to work just with mouse because my touch doesn't work. When I connect the pc with LAN and wireless together, LAN ...