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

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Lan Drivers missing after updating 12.04

Lenovo M93p Tower i have installed 12.04 OS. in ubuntu centre there are few updates as sson as i update and restart lan drivers are missing. can anyone help with this issue or help me installing the ...
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Skip if server needs a password in Local Area Network

I have a list of IP's for computers in my LAN, I don't want to enter password for computers that require password, So I would like to skip such PC's. gvfs-mount smb://servername I'm using the above ...
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How to find “only” IP addresses in a Local Area Network

sudo arp-scan --interface=eth0 --localnet I know the above command works fine but it outputs everything like MAC address etc, etc. But I need to find only IP addresses. Is it possible ?
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LAN network won't work in Linux but works on windows

I have a question. Please forgive if this has already been answered: I am trying to connect some computers to the LAN of my office and I found out that the Ubuntu 13.10 computers won't connect to the ...
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IP address has incomplete MAC

I have a case of clients on my LAN losing its MAC address. This seems to happen randomly to clients even though they had both an IP address and MAC addresses (when "arp") during the initial boot up. ...
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LAN Not working in ubuntu 12.04

I ran the below code to find my ethernet controller which is ethernet - Realtek RTL8101E/RTL8102E; wireless: BCM4312 lspci -nn | grep 0200 I got the below information. 09:00.0 Ethernet controller ...
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Trying to run a LAN web development server and a Mine Craft server at the same time

I want to run a web server on an old vista box. Removed the vita and installed linux. My 16 year old daughter would like a web development computer and my ten year old would like to have a minecraft ...
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How to release all IP addresses in my LAN network

I have ~100 clients on my LAN. When they get turned on simultaneously many seem to get assigned the same IP addresses. - I use dhcp How can I get them get ubuntu to release all the currently ...
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Connecting to LAN with specific IP

I am totally a newbie to Ubuntu. I am trying to connect to LAN. Here is the screenshot of what I do in windows to connect to that network: But in Ubuntu while editing connection with specific IP ...
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Can't use wireless internet on 12.04

I have an Acer c7 Chromebook and I installed Ubuntu 12.04 (ChrUbuntu as it calls itself) and the Wi-fi isn't working, I looked through the forums and I was not helped, another thing is my wired ...
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How to limit the device's internet speed but not lan in wifi lan network in Ubuntu

Environment: A wifi lan network with ip 172.16.0.1 and name br0; A host in wifi lan with ip 172.16.2.12; A ethernet network interface with ip 192.168.1.133, name eth0; How can I limit host A's ...
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Samba does not show up on LAN without GUI login

i have been pulling my hair out on this one and would appreciate any help. i have set up a kubuntu server (12.04) with samba shares on a lan. my issue is that the shares are not accessible when i ...
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smbmount with two NICs

My office desktop has to access to two different LANs. One LAN is connecting to the Lab servers and the other is to connecting to the IT department LAN where I have a network drive there. I have setup ...
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LAN transfer speed

When I try to download various files from various hdd`s hosted on my Ubuntu 13.10 server, I get a maximum of 60Mbps. These files were downloading with arround 330Mbps on my old server. What could be ...
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Sharing a dial-up connection from Ubuntu 12.04 to another on a LAN

I need to share the dial-up connection from my Ubuntu machine to another locally connected machine. LAN IP of my client is 192.168.0.2. Please help me to solve this issue.
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Blocking specific MAC address from contacting me on local network

Could I block a specific MAC address on my LAN from contacting me? I know I could do it from router or switch. But I wanna learn if it is possible in Ubuntu(Linux) commands.
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Wired Connection not detected on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, which was working fine few days ago. Solution for “wifi disabled by hardware switch on Dell xps”

This working and not working happens to me often, and I dont know, why this is happening. I am frustrated trying all the related threads but it couldnt solve my problem. This wired lan connection is ...
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Both Lan and wifi not working

I installed ubuntu 12.04 on my recently purchased Toshiba satellite but both Wired and wireless are not working. I tried Fedora 19 64 bit but it works perfect. How can I use ubuntu then. Is there any ...
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Can't SSH or Samba on LAN with IP address

In my apartment building, every computer that connects to the provided networking switch is assigned a WAN accessible IP address. I have an Ubuntu machine exporting a Samba share which I am able to ...
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How can I network 12.04 server and 12.04 desktop with the following setup

I have a desktop with 2 lan cards and a laptop with 1 lan card. I want to connect the laptop to the desktop, so the desktop can share resources. The desktop will be running Ubuntu 12.04 server for ...
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Using server as Wifi range extender

I just moved to a bigger apartment and my router signal peaks right before the edge of it, which is were I just installed my home server, an old laptop with ubuntu server I use to store media and as a ...
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Enable Ethernet for wired connection

I moved my computer to a different city. At the old location I could simply plug in ethernet and have internet. it appears in the new location this is not the case. internet works and router works ...
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No network in ubuntu 13.10

My wifi key works fine when i use Windows 7, but it doesn't go blue(ON) when i press it. The lan port, as well, doesn't show any internet connections. But internet is fine when i use Windows 7. I use ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - Lan Messenger not receiving any files

I have installed Lan Messnger from http://lanmsngr.sourceforge.net/ which is working perfectly with text messenger. On other hand problem is, it is not able to receive files from other users though I ...
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AVM Fritz!Wlan-Stick on Ubuntu 13.10

I have Ubuntu 13.10, just installed, and a AVM Fritz!Wlan-Stick + a CD with software and drivers - for Windows! Now I'd like to use this Stick with my Ubuntu. The Ubuntu-Wiki seems to know only one ...
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Wifi and Lan not working in ubuntu lenovo g580

I just bought a Lenovo G580 laptop, and installed Ubuntu 12.04 alongside windows 8 using vmware workstation, everything works fine except for the wifi and lan. kindly help me out from this problem.
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I can't access my ubuntu server outside of my LAN

So I'll admit right out that I have very little experience with linux. I have been winging this from the get go. I have went through the process of getting a dns server set up and my server can be ...
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No internet connection via LAN cable

I have a Asus Eee pc 1000HE mini laptop with 12.04 Ubuntu installed dual booted with xp. When I plug the LAN cable is it connects fine, I can also reach the router. But I cannot connect to any ...
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Need software for lan acces with password, or something like that

Need a software that make possible acces betwen GNU/Linux [Ubuntu 12.04] and Windows xp/7 ! Something like that: Windows PC Linux [Server] Linux PC ...
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Two computers can't connect to the same VPN simultaneously

My colleague and I are on the same local network, trying to connect to our office headquarter's VPN. Any of us can connect without trouble, but when we try together, the second computer fails to ...
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How to share a cluster with a virtualization tool on Lan?

Is there any way to share computer runtime between different clients where each client is able to run their desktop environment session in-depended to others? I guess this is called virtualization but ...
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How to install NetworkDriver?

I want to use eth0 driver, but my network card is UNCLAIMED. I use Killer e2200 Gigabit Ethernet controller. How to install the Networkdriver? And how to use eth0?
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eth0 always goes down

My problem is my LAN connection always goes up and down. Sometimes it works perfectly but a lot of time it doesn't. Here are my hardware specs: Motherboard: GIGABYTE, GA-X58A-UD7. It comes with 2 ...
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Increase data transfer speed in LAN

I want to increase data transfer speed in Local Area Network. I have one server and a Netgear 10/100 16-port switch and 15 PCs attached to it. My network speed is too slow. How can I increase the ...
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wireless LAN soft blocked on Ubuntu 13.10

I've troubles with Bluetooth and with LAN. When I digit: rfkill list all 0: hci0: Bluetooth Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: no 1: phy0: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: yes Hard blocked: no ...
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Ethernet port - wire unplugged problem

I have HP Pavilion dv6-6119tx Entertainment Notebook PC. I installed dual boot either 12.04 or 13.04 or 13.10 ubuntu from windows 7. The Ethernet/LAN port was working at the time but when i switched ...
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LAN and wifi not detecting after upgrading to Ubuntu 13.10

Ubuntu is not detecting LAN sometimes.And 95 % of time it doesnot detect wifi.The network option says wifi are not in range even though they are It usually happens when the ubuntu stays idle for long ...
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How to use Transmission on eth0 and web traffic on wlan0

I have a desktop computer with two interfaces, ethernet connected to cable modem and wireless connected to a dsl modem. I would like to use the ethernet connection for Transmission and the wireless ...
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Compiling error while installing Realtek RTL8111E in 64 bit 13.10. “CONFIG_X86_X32 enabled but no binutils support”

I downloaded the Linux drivers for my onboard RTL8111E (Mobo MSI B75 Pro3-M) from the Realtek site. The Realtek driver has been updated 23/09/2013, so I assume it can handle 64 bit Ubuntu (13.10 in my ...
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Errors with USB device during boot?

Explanation I just built a new computer. Here are the specs: Motherboard: Gigabyte 990FXA-UD3 CPU: AMD FX 8350 SSD: SAMSUNG 840 Pro Series MZ-7PD256BW RAM: G.SKILL F3-1600C9Q-32GXM Initially I ...
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Cant connect to Ethernet after system installation (Ubuntu Server)

hi im new to linux server edition, and i have installed linux ubuntu server edition on a computer. But under the installation i skipped the network configuration, and now i dont know how to connect to ...
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Randomly losing connection but still in LAN

At work I am using ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop. Throughout the day I randomly lose connection to the internet, but I am still in the WLAN. Like, when I try to connect to google it will timeout and not ...
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found someone lurking in my LAN, not sure what to do next

I have DD WRT router with internal numbers all falling within 192.168.1.0/24. I was looking on my firewall records this morning and found someone at 10.10.109.100 got blocked from accessing port 5353 ...
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DC++ stopped working after upgradation to Ubuntu 13.04

I am a newbie to Linux. Recently I upgraded from 12.10 to 13.04. However after doing so, I am no longer able to connect to DC++ hub provided by my college. It worked just fine with previous version. ...
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unable to connect to internet through lan

I am connected both lan cable and wifi with ubuntu. while lan connects to a local gigabit network with no internet gateway. I cannot ping google.com or any address in internet. -> if I unplug ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 Network LAN issues

OK, so I recently started using Linux Ubuntu, and well I’ve been trying to for about a week now to LAN connect several computers at my house. But here's the issue I keep running into, 2 of the 3 ...
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LAN not working on DELL 3360

I have a dell Vostro 3360 and i have recently removed windows and installed Ubuntu 12.04 I am able to use WiFi and Bluetooth but it does not detect when any LAN cable is connected. I tried unblocking ...
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LAN Share folder and enclosed folders

As a no-programmer we are having the following problem. I've shared and set permissions on folders with groups. Everything works as a charm except we can't see the content of the underlying folders ...
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How to synchronise my files over LAN (Ubuntu/Windows, I'm a novice)

I am trying to synchronise my files (there is too much data to use a cloud service) between my netbook (windows XP) and my new ubuntu machine using a LAN cable. I was pleasantly surprised when ubuntu ...
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How to redirect all requests within a wlan using ad-hoc to a specific address or hostname

I'm setting up an ubuntu embedded system as a "master" server which will then broadcast to clients using ad-hoc in a wlan. The purpose is for a client to access the wlan and then access a webapp on my ...