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

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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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Server 12.04LTS - Unable to see LAN ever, and only able to see Web when reporting an external IP

Alright, I'll try to explain as best I can what's going on here - I'm relatively new to Linux, but I am familiar with networking. I'm setting up an old work box as a home-based web server. I started ...
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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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How to setup a VPN server from a home network with an Ubuntu server

So here is what I want to do: Set an Ubuntu Desktop box as a media center for my TV. Use the same box as a local network storage. Need to have VPN access to the same box from other outside ...
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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 ...
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ubuntu server not resolving LAN hostnames

Bit stuck here. I have 2 machines that cannot resolve LAN hostsnames, unless there are specific entries in /etc/hosts But other machines on the LAN can resolves hostnames. My LAN: 1 x Cisco ...
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Possible to run custom DHCP and DNS with fall-back to Cable Modem?

I am trying to accomplish a task that may, or may not, require a creative solution. Essentially, I want to run my own DHCPd and, more importantly, DNS for my home network. I want to run my own Name ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Lan Driver for Atheros AR8132

Is it possible to install a driver for lan Atheros AR8132 network card on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS? I have an error like peripheral not supported when I clic on the wifi icon. Thanks for your help!
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How to Backup over LAN

In 12.04 LTS I would like to get grsync to back up to another Ubuntu PC's hard drive. In Nautilus file manager I can connect to the other PCs OK. How do I address another PC's hard drive in Grsync or ...
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network profiles in ubuntu 12.04

I use a wired connection at home and in college. But at home i set my ipV4 settings to automatic DHCP whereas in college I need to manually enter the ip address, subnet and gateway and i also need to ...
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With Kernel 3.5.0-21 the wireless card Realtek RTL8723AE-BT stop working

Yesterday, I updated my Ubuntu 12.04 to the Kernel 3.5.0-21 and the wireless card stop working... In other threads I saw the same problem with another kernels. Anyone have the new driver? I sent a ...
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share on LAN in ubuntu 12.10

how to share file over LAN in ubuntu 12.10. I have shared some files , but on the other machine it keep asking for password
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Why does my MySQL remote-connection fail (VLAN)?

ubuntu-community! Again I have a problem with my special friend MySQL :D I have got two servers - a database-server and a web-server - who are connected via VLAN. Now I want the web-server to have ...
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Conn to internet via LAN PPPoE [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Setting up a pppoe connection in Ubuntu? I installed Ubuntu 12.10 today along with Windows. On Windows I am connected to LAN (My internet comes through a ethernet ...
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No WIFI or LAN on Ubuntu 12.04 or 12.10 Live CD/USB using Toshiba qosmio x870

I recently had issues with secure boot and couldn't boot the Live CD/USB but after disabling secure boot, I was able to 'TRY UBUNTU'. My currently problem is that I can't access WIFI or LAN from ...
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LAN chat b/w ubuntu and windows [closed]

Two users on the LAN running empathy can see each other under 'People Nearby' (telepathy-salut implementing link-local XMPP protocol). Is there a chat program in Windows that can see ubuntu users on a ...
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How to create Assault Cube LAN server?

I would like to play Assault Cube with my brother at home an LAN. I can't seem to figure out how. I would like a simple way. Does any one know how to create an Assault Cube Lan Server?
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Internet does not work continuously after upgrading from 11.04 to 11.10

I upgraded from Ubuntu 11.04 to 11.10 but this resulted in some internet problem in my pc. Whenever I connect it to some network, internet works fine for some time and then stops working for some time ...
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Why can't I connect to my network via wired DHCP connection?

I am trying to connect to the LAN of the university where I work, on a wired connection. The Internet is accessed by VPN after connecting to the network. On Windows 7, the computer seems to ...
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Failure of LAN Driver on Ubuntu 12.10 installed on Toshiba Satelite C850-P5010

I bought a new laptop Toshiba Satelite C850-P5010.After installing Ubuntu 12.10,failed to connect to Internet using an external modem. I connected the modem (beetel 110TC1) to the LAN port the PC led ...
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Network Bonding with WAN and wireless

I am still new to Linux Ubuntu and I wanted to know if it is possible to bond a LAN and Wireless internet connection when both of them use static IP addresses. My current information is: LAN: ...
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How do i install mini wirieless lan adapter,usb.802.11N 150Mbps

I have a mini wireless lan adapter, usb.80211N 150Mbps with a driverdisk and in the manual there are instructions that say they support Linux, but I don't know how to install it. The output is ...
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How to give Wine / Crossover games access to LAN?

I'm trying to do LAN gaming with Crossover for Linux, but my computer doesn't ever get found by other players in my network, neither does it find other players itself. (I tried with 2 games, Battle ...