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

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Connecting to Ubuntu machines with direct ethernet (one Lubuntu) not working

I'm connecting an Ubuntu 12.04 and a Lubuntu 15.? machine via direct ethernet and have had no success. I have pop-up notifications that 'connection is established' on one machine, but I cant share ...
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Making LAN setting static only works for a few secound

Well I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 in My computer and the network configuration for other computer in the network is Static so I configured it to assign its IP manually and it works only when I ...
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Ethernet adapter is recognized but isn't able to connect

I just installed Linux and since the installation process (so, this was occurring already in the setup wizard for Ubuntu) I've had the issue where my Ethernet adapter exists and is correctly ...
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Test connection speed to the router using iperf without server-client

I want to test the (wired) connection speed to the router. iperf seems to be a very nice tool but it needs to be run as a server from one device and as a client from another device. Is there a way to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LAN keeps disconnecting

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on my PC. After I used a WiFi-Stick my LAN keeps disrupting its connection and after a couple of seconds it reconnects automatically. It really freaks me out. Output of lspci ...
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Is there a wake-on-lan indicator?

I'm using gWakeOnLAN, but what I'd really like is an indicator that will list my remote machines and let me send packets with a quick click. Surely one exists?
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After Installing Ubuntu College LAN not working?

After installing Ubuntu college LAN is not working in Ubuntu but still working with windows 10. College LAN uses IEEE 802.1x authentication by username and password but not working on Ubuntu?
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Is there a ip address for adsl modem?

I am surfing the web this way:isp telephoneline > separator > adsl modem > route > my pc . In my pc : ifconfig inet addr:192.168.1.100 It is my intranet ip address. In the admin interface ...
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Wired LAN is being connected, but can't access internet

I live in a hostel. We have a LAN network and ports in each room. To access internet, we need to enter specific IPV4 settings. I have the necessary settings, and on connecting the cable, it shows that ...
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One port over wifi, other use lan

I Am working in a place where my imap for e-mail (using thunderbird) is only open over wifi. The rest will mostly work only over wired (and is quicker anyway). So what is the best option to use my ...
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lan not working after reboot

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my new notebook and I've got a problem with internet connectivity. When I boot the computer, everything works perfectly fine, but after rebooting using the button in the ...
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Samba on Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS is not visible in the local net anymore

I set up Samba on my Ubuntu Server, I could see the server from the two Windows PCs in my home and I could share files between the PCs. When I restarted the system, I could not see the server anymore. ...
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How to share my files via LAN? [duplicate]

I would like to share my files via LAN. How to know IP address of mine and other's one by using terminal or anything else but without using Internet? I'm using Ubuntu 14.04LTS
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Home network Speeds (LAN and Wifi) very slow, Internet download is fast

Good evening, I have a home network hooked up and an ASUS (RT-AC68U) Wireless-AC1900 Dual-Band Gigabit Router with CAT 7 running throughout my whole house. My server is wired, Windows 10 machine is ...
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How to log in to an internet provider with with a password and user name through terminal?

I have an account through a wire network internet provider - a person that have an internet LAN and share it with neighbours in exchange with money - every one of us have an account and a password , ...
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Fast & Traceable copy of 2 TB data over Gigabit LAN from Ubuntu live mounted Volume to Synology NAS (Win SMB, NFS, Mac AFP)? How?

Fast & Traceable copy of 2 TB data over Gigabit LAN from Ubuntu live mounted Volume to Synology NAS (Win SMB, NFS, Mac AFP)? How? I am going a Data Recovery using a Unbunto Live CD (14.x LTE) ...
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Accessing LAN assets via OpenVPN on 14.04

So I've setup a Pi with OpenVPN on my home network. Everything seems to communicate fine as I've tested it with the OpenVPN app on my android over cellular and external WLANs. I'm now at work where I ...
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Forwarding specific traffic to another LAN

There's a LAN of about 40 computers all running Ubuntu 15.04. There are two servers, both Ubuntu 15.04. One of the servers will act as a SVN repo server and other as a firewall-and-transparent-proxy ...
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How to make a LAN web server?

i want to make a web server that can be accessed on a LAN but i am new and don't have much idea on networking and Ubuntu however trying my best to learn. it just need to be able to serve website on a ...
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VNC only works Intermittently

I've got an ubuntu 14.04 LTS server running with a 3.13.0-52 generic kernel, no attached display. The server is used as an LTSP server for ~300 users and works flawlessly 98% of the time. The one ...
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IPmessenger not working in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am working on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have tried installing IP messenger on this and it showing error message like this, FileName:ipmsg.c Function:create_lock_file Line:157 Can not setup lock ...
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What happens when Wifi connection breaks down

I have Ubuntu 14.04 machine. I can access internet through Wifi, Ethernet and through Bluetooth teethering. My question is: Suppose, I am accessing internet through ethernet and the conncetion stops ...
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can't access internet via ethernet, but i can via WiFi

what happens is my laptop connects to the router via lan cable but I can't access internet. while on my other laptop I can. Thought it was a lan cable issue, so replaced it. Still the same problem ...
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Cannot connect to any networks after spoofing MAC address

So I want to spoof my MAC address. However when I do so I am unable to connect to any networks. After changing it back to the physical MAC address of the network card, it works just fine. It worked ...
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How to get connection to both wifi as well as LAN in ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

On my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS laptop, I have a LAN connection with a static IP address as well as a WiFi connection to the internet using DHCP. LAN connection goes to a switch and WiFi connection from a WiFi ...
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Lan Messeneger Launch error

Based on this thread I have installed Lan Messenger successfully.But when launching the Lan Messenger.I am getting the following errors.I have attached the screenshot for the error. ...
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Setting up an intranet by Apache2 and Bind9

I need some support to setup an intranet. ENVIRONMENT A LAN (192.168.1.x) conntected to Internet through an ADSL modem/router (192.168.1.1). An Ubuntu 14 server (192.168.1.111) is connected to the ...
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sudo pppoeconf fails.

I want to use BSNL braodband in ubuntu 14.04. I have created a DSL connection. When i plug in the LAN Wire and type sudo pppoeconf It fails and gives this output: http://i.imgur.com/yDV4N3n.png ...
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How can I look up all LAN domains?

I have set up avahi on my raspberry pi but when I ping raspberrypi.local the domain doesn't get resolved. I was wondering if there was a tool to look up all registered domains on LAN to look for my ...
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LAN connection won't detected when I plug in LAN cable after booting

I have installed Ubuntu side by side windows 7. When I plug-in LAN after booting it won't detect it. But if I initially plug-in the cable and now start Ubuntu it works fine. It works normally in ...
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Ubuntu doesn't appear on network discovery when connected over Ethernet

I am trying and failing to establish a wired network between a PC running Windows 8.1 and another running Ubuntu 14.04. Both the computers are connected to a the same LAN via a Switch. While I am ...
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LAN is not working, Showing “Cable Unplugged”

I am using Lenovo B490 laptop and everything was fine. Few days back My friend used my laptop in my absence and after that I am not able to connect internet through the LAN port. It is showing that ...
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Ubuntu doesnt install any driver

the thing is simple... I have a hp pavilion g4, i used ubuntu for some weeks and then it started to fail. First of all, the computer started to have problems with my wifi connection. Because of that, ...
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I managed to completely remove my ethernet card, even from BIOS

The problem is that I can't use my built in ethernet card. BIOS can't see it if I use SMART LAN it runs only "Virtual Cable Test", Windows can't use the card obviously, not even Xubuntu. Here is what ...
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How can I learn my own port number? [closed]

I have 2 different laptops, one of which is hosting a freeciv LAN server. But the first time I set it up I was testing it on the faster computer so now the program thinks both laptops have the same ...
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Using FTP to connect to Linux machines using Nautilus's location entry

I use ifconfig to get an IP address, but for each address from that output I put in it keeps coming up "not found". This machine is connected via direct Ethernet to the router, but which is the IP ...
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Why no TCP_HITS using squid-deb-proxy

I've followed all the advice here and the server log file updates when I do an update on another computer on the network. However, I never see any TCP_HITs. I even grepped for them. This is some of ...
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Lan speed stuck on 100Mb/s

I cant get 1000Mb/s speed on my lan card. below is my specs : laptop : toshiba satellite L50-A, core i3 ###################### sudo ethtool eth0 Settings for eth0: Supported ports: [ TP ] ...
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One of the computers on my home network does not get a local IP

My ethernet-connected ubuntu box and my wirelessly connected lap both have 192.168... addresses. I just plugged a second ubuntu box into the router, but it gets an 84.210... address. I can ssh to it ...
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How do I setup boot server on Ubuntu to install an OS via LAN from ISO?

Just need some tips or directions, found too much info on the net. Should I have specific packages installed? What changes to what files are needed? I already have Apache2 server on the machine ...
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Why can't I access my Ubumtu box on my LAN?

I can definitely access the external internet... via ping, wget, apt-get install, web browser..., but for some reason, I cannot ssh to my 14.04 server or ping it or or access any of the web sites i'm ...
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Is it possibile to put two transmission servers in a cluster?

I have two servers in two different lan's. The servers are connect with openVpn. Is it possible have the servers operate as a cluster with 1 server as master and 1 server as slave? They would both ...
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Proxy Server refuses connection after short period of time

I have a freshly installed ubuntu version 14.04 running on my Lenovo G780 (only later I learned that this Laptop may not be the ideal choice for a Linux system). Please note that I have never really ...
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Ubuntu Print via LAN using USB 2 to Fast Ethernet box to USB printer

Ubuntu 14.04 Printer HP OFFICEJET K7100 (wide format) USBNETBOX1 by KONIG, based on ASIX AX88772 chipset Installed HPLIP-3.14.10 version was installed on 19-01-2015 - Ran test print connecting my ...
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Switch between 2 LAN cards from terminal

I have two LAN cards in my system. I need to change between the LAN cards using command line. Also I want to know whether I can switch between the LAN cards automatically when one of them goes down. ...
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quick-and-dirty file sharing on a LAN

I have a rather large file(s), which I'd like to share between two Linux boxes on the same network. I'm somewhat familiar with scp, but how do I configure it on the host? That is, how does the host ...
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Unable to connect to wired connection using ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and my LAN Internet is not working. My wifi is working properly but I can access LAN Internet. First it keep connecting but later it says you are now ...
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openswan inside a lan

I need to create an encrypted channel between two computers inside a lan using openswan, so I can show how the encrypted traffic is using wireshark. I installed openswan in both computers (running ...
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Making wired connection

If I connect Windows 8 laptop to PC running Windows through lan cable, I see connected PC on my laptop. If I try the same with Ubuntu - connecting laptop with Ubuntu to PC running Ubuntu, I don't see ...
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How to access shared network files in Ubuntu Touch?

How to access shared network files in Ubuntu Touch? In Android I use ES File Explorer to access files on a Raspberry Pi shared over LAN only.