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

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lan port not working properly

I am using ubuntu 14.04 in a dual boot environment along with windows 8. Suddenly, my lan port is not working when I am inside ubuntu. It works good in windows 8. But, in case of ubuntu, not even a ...
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hardware info of computers in a lan

Need your support for a simple problem. I need to know all the hardware info of the computers connected to my LAN. Is there any way to do that via LAN, without having to ssh to each system?
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How can I setup a shared second hard drive over LAN so that users have file edit permission?

I have a second hard drive setup on ubuntu. It is partitioned using ext3. I have set it up as shared over a network. When other members of our office add files to it using both Mac OSX and windows 7/8 ...
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problems with LAN

my PC has been crashing recently (overheated I think), after last crash I cannot connect to internet, I think LAN driver is broken or so. Can you please advice me what I could try to do?
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Share Internet Connection via Ethernet connected Router over the LAN

I have a USB modem that works perfectly with Ubuntu but doesn't work with my Wifi router. I want a set-up where the USB modem is connected to my PC and my PC is connected to my Router (via ethernet) ...
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Is it possible to log into a remote LAN user using the ssh client without using his password?

I am on a LAN network having around 50 systems using ubuntu. I know the root user password used by most of the systems. If i know the root user password of a system, is it possible to ssh into that ...
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Is it possible to find the host name (Computer name) in my LAN network if I know its IP address? [duplicate]

I want to know whether this can be achieved using terminal. I have tried nmap, nslookup and netstat, and failed.
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Ubuntu Server Running Behind ASUS Router Can't Reach Network (dhcp issue?)

Running a Ubuntu server through my home network, and it's also utilizing a dyndns, which I presume (yes, I'm 'tech dumb') is configured on the server. The settings were fine on various routers, until ...
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Which application can mount or open the network shared directory?

I am new to Ubuntu and I don't know how to open the Network and which application can open the network locations ? Actually I tried with the following steps on first time I was connected but after ...
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Lan party network usage statistics

Me and couple of my friends have decided to make a lan party around 40 to 50 players. I have couple of conserns I need to find solutions for. DHCP server I have now installed a DHCP server (in ...
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Install 14.04 via lan

I have a old machine(pc) which doesn't contain os in it. (I can't boot it from pendrive or cd). I want to install 14.04 over the local network on this device, as a server I could use a modern laptop ...
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Set ip address and stuff on Ubuntu

how can I set Ip Address, Subnet Mask, Default Gateway, Preferred DNS Server and Alternative DNS Server on Ubuntu 14.04? thank you
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Where do I find drivers for my motherboard?

I want to install Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit, but the manufacturer only offers drivers for Windows or DOS but not for Linux/Ubuntu. Specifically I am interested in LAN drivers for the Asus Sabertooth Z77 ...
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Networking - how to allow from second lan interface to access first lan interface? [duplicate]

I have one box with 2 ethernet interface: auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto eth0 iface eth0 inet dhcp auto eth1 iface eth1 inet static address 192.168.2.1 netmask 255.255.255.0 #network ...
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LAN or workgroup with Ubuntu server and windows clients

I have 35 Windows 7 standalone computers right now and planning to setup a LAN/workgroup using Ubuntu as a server if it's a LAN. Purpose for network: Files from client computers to be accessed by me ...
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No internet on Lubuntu 14.04

I have a two computers, one runs W7 and other one runs Lubuntu 14.04. Both computers are connected via LAN cable to the router, however internet on Lubuntu 14.04 gets bugged sometimes. I would like ...
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Why is my LAN not working properly ?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 as my OS. Till yesterday, my LAN was working fine , but after that my LAN is not working properly. What I mean is that it shows that the LAN wire is connected properly, but ...
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Intranet LAN networking for office PCS

I am a Newbie in Ubuntu. I have 8 new PCs installed with Ubuntu 14.04, I am unable to do networking in them. I want to share files in all PC's Ubuntu to Ubuntu which includes sharing a drive and ...
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Connect network from laptop to connected device

I don't have wifi. I connect to internet using LAN cable. And I am developing app for android that needs access to the Internet. Now how can I connect to the Internet to my tablet that I have been ...
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Lan not working

I am about to use a wimax modem and obtain internet connection through the ethernet cables but when the ISP installer(who came to our house not that familiar in Linux) is about to configure, he can't ...
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Ubuntu 12.4.4 not connecting to wifi or lan on a dell vostro 1000

Ubuntu 12.4.4 not connecting to wifi or lan on a dell vostro 1000. I know it's been asked before but nothing is working. When I run parted magic it works please help
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i unchecked wireless and now its grayed out cant tun it back on

so had a brain fart unchecked WiFi now its grayed out cant reconnect to WiFi soft no hard no tied network manager network all settings i could find and Google it and nobody has the same problem that ...
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Running tv by ethernet from pc on wifi

My desktop computer is running Ubuntu 14.04. It is connected by WiFi to my router. My tv has an ethernet port. I have that connected to the ethernet port on my pc. I have netflix on my Ubuntu box. ...
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VNC across the internet through SSH tunnel to another machine on LAN?

My family often gets me to help them with computery things that they can't do themselves, but this has become difficult as I've moved to another city to study at university. I managed to set up a ...
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how i can poweroff all the computers in lan from single computer

I have 5 desktops, all running Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit. All are connecting to the Internet through the LAN (using a dlink switch), i want to shutdown all the computers from a single computer,is it ...
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Configuring avahi

There is a bug in Trusty - when you turn your PC to suspend - the network downs. This is difficult to solve, but I wrote script that runs Networkmanger when PC awakes. The network works well, but my ...
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How to configure a network in Ubuntu 14.04

I have 5 desktops, all running Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit. All are connecting to the Internet through the LAN (using a dlink switch), I want to see all of them in the network and sharing, and also I want to ...
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How to check gigabit connection between 2 (X) ubuntu computers? [duplicate]

I have an ethernet 10/100 switch. this connection is working properly (to my cablemodem router, so all computers are connected to internet). I have just bought a Gigabit switch that I am about to ...
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Cannot SSH from outside LAN despite port forwarding seems fine

Running Ubuntu 12.04, I've set up the OpenSSH server. I can connect from within LAN, but not from outside. I am using the same sshd_config file as on my other Ubuntu 12.04 machines (that sit in a ...
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15 computers + 1 “master” computer = major headache

I'm here to ask about a research project for the Math department at a university I have been just accepted to work on. The primary obstacle of the project is as follows. The project requires a set of ...
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openssh server is refusing connections by blocking or resetting

On a quite fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 (machine1), I have openssh-server with a completely default config. When connecting from machine2 on the LAN, with an empty ~/.ssh, I get the following debug ...
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How to configure 2 lan cards?

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed on my system and I make it as a server in my office with having 15 employees working. I have 2 LAN cards in my system: One for input from router to my Ubuntu server ...
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Network computer's?

I'm connected by wifi connection with some network and this network uses more than router to connect with other more PCs by cables (lan connections), and I only see all the connected PCs with same ...
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Can SSH with IP but not host name?

When I SSH directly to the server's IP address, it works. (ssh michael@10.1.10.129) For reference, here is the resulting prompt: michael@noranetserver:~$ However ssh-ing by name doesn't work like ...
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Can my internet speed be higher than my HDD write speed?

i have an old PC with 10/100 lan interface and Hitachi HDD 164GB with IDE interface. i connected 40Mb internt line to this PC. when i am trying to watch live video stream from the internet i am having ...
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Open Ports on LAN [closed]

I am trying to use VLC remote for Android and Clementine remote for Android. VLC is configured properly with hosts allowed. My laptop IP is also DMZ in the router. I am still getting an error when ...
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How does the installer know what machines are on my network?

I have a home network with a few Linux boxes and a Windows XP laptop. I shut down a CentOS machine, removed the hard drive, installed a new hard drive, and then started a clean install of Ubuntu ...
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Wired LAN Conncetion not working, but router says I am connected

I already looked for other questions maybe answering this, but nothing really seems to apply here. After a fresh install of 12.04, I can't get a wired connection established. WLAN works fine. What ...
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Wake on Lan remotely

How can I get wake on lan to work outside of my home network. I can activate it from inside the network but not from outside.
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Dispatch Two internet connections in ubuntu [duplicate]

I have two internet connections and i want to use them simultaneously in ubuntu server to increase bandwidth and use this ubuntu server as gateway for my lan.
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Unable to load page using Express from local machine

Im developing a webpage using Express framework in ubuntu. The machine I am developing on can access the webpage just fine at 192.168.1.37:3000 or localhost:3000, but I can't get other machines on 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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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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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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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.