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

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Blocking specific MAC address from contacting me

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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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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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 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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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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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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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 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 ...
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Force index page on LAN connection

I run 3 servers on a local network. I'd like to force an index.html/php to pop on to anyone joining the LAN. I see many routers these days pop up a guest login page and think somehow I can point the ...
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How to add/remove user accounts in Ubuntu from a remote machine

How to add/remove of user accounts of a remote Ubuntu machine, from a local Ubuntu machine in the LAN?
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Ubuntu Server : extra drivers during install

is there a way when installing Ubuntu Server (13.04) to activate linux-image-extra. My LAN card has his driver in that extra package and as is it not used at install, the installer can't see my card. ...
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search lan in resolv.conf

On 12.04 server, I have static NIC config, but I want to remove lan from the dns search path, or resolv.conf. This is auto-generated as we know. I don't want it to search anything, except for what I ...
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Intel I217LM ethernet controller not detected by Ubuntu 12.04LTS

My last installation of Ubuntu 12.04 on a machine using an ASUS Q87M-E motherboard with an Intel I217LM Ethernet controller has failed to detect the ethernet card. The only thing displayed by ...
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LAN not working while laptop on battery

My wired LAN is not working when my laptop is on battery - anyone out there who knows where to look for a solution? Strange thing is, that the LAN port is not entirely switched off, as there's light ...
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Ethernet Card doesn't connect

I have tried multiple gigabit network cards, the latest ST1000BT32 Startech, and two different gigabit routers. The machine refuse to connect and pull an IP address. I've tried different ethernet ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 Upload Speed Slow

I have 2 machines on the same LAN. One downloads and uploads perfectly. The other downloads great, but the upload is painfully slow ~30kb/s. It's using the onboard ethernet port, which I think is a ...
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Slow network speeds GA511 (RTL-8169) 1Gbit adapter

I having troubles with the upload and download speed of my PC card network adapter. The upload speed is around 3.5-4 MB/s and the download is 30MB/s with the r8169 6.017.00 driver from realtek. I have ...
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How to setup network on a small LAN

I have a small network with populated with 4 or 5 machines all on the same router. At this time I'm developing software so the router is connected to the internet but when deployed this will be a ...
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Y500 lan device not recognised

I got a Lenovo Y500 and installed 3.5.0-27-generic #46-Ubuntu SMP Mon Mar 25 19:58:17 UTC 2013 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux. The Problem: LAN does not work after sleep. Just WiFi. And WiFi does not ...
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An(GUI) application like lan surfer or advanced ip scanner in Ubuntu?

Is there any (GUI) application like lan surfer or advanced ip scanner in Ubuntu 12.10 to find out shared folders over LAN ?
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Ubuntu 12.04; Internet connection established, but no access

I've been trying to figure this out for a while and I am unable to do it, even though I've read through a lot of answered questions on this site. I got a netbook with Ubuntu 12.04 on it. After ...
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How to fix networking after installing a new CPU/Motherboard?

Upgraded from an AthlonII to an FX-8350. This meant new motherboard/integrated LAN. I can't figure out how to configure the new setup to connect to my network. Any help appreciated. Also, as i ...
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A good LAN messaging and file-sharing application

Presently I use iptux for sending messages and sharing files over my hostel LAN, but the interface isn't quite convenient and the files sent/received don't reach the destination completely a lot of ...
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Wired Lan problem In ubuntu 12.04

I am new to Ubuntu I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 as partition (with dual boot) using Wubi. In that my WiFi is working fine but LAN is being detected but its not working. I have tried some of the ...
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Wired internet isn't working

I would really appreciate help on this. Alright, so after searching for while on why Ubuntu wasn't connecting to the internet, someone told me that it may be the chip I had. The only information I ...
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Sharing external HDD from Ubuntu to Windows Vista

My first question over here. I am struggling with getting a share working properly. Please advise whether the logs and prints are viable and what else you may need. I have a pretty-much corrupted ...
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Lose Internet When Connected to Trendnet Ethernet Switch

I just installed Ubuntu 12.10 on about 30 computers at a high school computer lab (and deleted Win XP and Win 7). The problem that I have now is that we are unable to access the internet over our ...
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Why can't I see my LAN network with Gigabyte GA-H77-DS3H?

I can't connect via Ethernet cable to my Linksys WRTSL554GS router. I think my mobo, a Gigabyte GA-H77-DS3H does not have Wi-Fi so I don't have that option either. When I do a ifconfig this is what ...
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Cannot set up LAN internet connection

I just installed both current versions 12.04 and 12.10 of Ubuntu (not simultaneously) and i could not set up an internet connection. The ethernet port on my computer doens't light up when i'm in ...
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Why does 32 bit and 64 bit Ubuntu OS change the behavior of the r8169 LAN module?

This question is posed because I finished building a new rig with a GA-990FXA-UD3 mobo, unlocked FX 4100 proc, 16gb RAM, and GT 640 graphix card. Started it up and tested the mobo (via BIOS) and all ...
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simple and easy way to sync folders over LAN

Summary: i'm using Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop and on my desktop. I need to sync my data between these computers. I don't want a backup utility - i need a two-way sync. What i tried already: Using a ...
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Can't connect to wired internet

Okay, so I recently installed Ubuntu on an old laptop and now it won't connect to the internet. When I plug in the Ethernet cord is says connecting and the little icon things moves but after a minute ...
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Samba - Network transfers from one share to another… local or LAN based?

I have Samba running on my server, which is Ubuntu Server 12.04. I have Ubuntu 12.04 desktop edition on my desktop. If I connect to a share on my server and I want to move files from one directory to ...
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How to configure preferred network for internet?

I am connected to a LAN network and wireless network. Both provide access to internet. Sometimes when the internet on LAN is not working, the browser simply throws an exception instead of switching ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 causing modem to crash

I've noticed that when my Ubuntu PC is running my internet connection drops periodically. The router seems to be ok, but I notice that my modem drops its connection and takes about a minute to ...
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Sync folder with Android via LAN or USB

I am trying to keep my music folder synced between my ubuntu desktop and my android phone. Both my devices are usually connected via LAN. I don't wanna use internet to sync. How can I do this? Thanks ...
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Printer configured on Lan does not print when system connects through wifi

I am using 12.04 64 bit. I have noticed if I configure (connect) any printer when my machine is connected to Lan (eth port) then it takes print job only if I am connected to Lan. If I try any printing ...
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Suddenly cannot access SSH on LAN

I had ssh running on my LAN server. Suddenly (not sure what I did), I cannot access the LAN server via ssh. When I try, it just hangs for a while with no response and finally comes out with a timed ...