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

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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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Can I use Wifi and cable (Ethernet) networking at same time?

I am on an intranet that is not connected to the internet and a wifi router with connection to the Internet. When am connected to the router, I can browse the Internet but cannot browse my LAN with my ...
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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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Possible DNS issues, web pages not loading, “Server Not Found” on all browsers

Being pretty new to Unbuntu, linux in general, I've still attempted to solve this problem myself without making a new account before I had much knowledge of the issue. Occasionally I will have slow ...
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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 ...
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How to send messages on LAN running on Windows and Ubuntu

In windows, we can send messages on same LAN using the net send command, but how to do this in Ubuntu?
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How to connect to Windows PC in graphical mode?

My basic desktop PC uses Ubuntu 12.04. However for work I need a few programs (like Hec-Ras) that I didn't succeed to run trough wine or play on linux. I thought of easy solution: to connect Windows ...
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No Wireless LAN HP Pavillion dv6000 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get Broadcom BCM4311 Wireless working? the physical switch is in the on position but the indicator light is red meaning its not on. when i boot into windows ...
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can't /etc/hosts be set up automatically?

what I need is: automatically add mac-addresses to some file and manually add the hostnames assigned to them, and a script will then scan my home LAN for those mac-addresses and populate the ...
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Ubuntu 9.04 not creating LAN connection

I installed Ubuntu 9.04 on my HP Probook. It's processor is Intel Core i3 and RAM is 8GB. I am not able to create a LAN connection. How can I connect it from my LAN connection. Thanks
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Suddenly cannot SSH into server from LAN, but can from outside LAN?

This is the weirdest problem I've ever had with trying to ssh into a server. Suddenly I can't ssh from my workstation to the server on the LAN. I can do so just fine from home, however. ...
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How do I get wireless to work on a Dell Mini 1018 with Realtek RTL 8188CE Network Adapter?

My Dell Mini 1018 used to work fine with Ubuntu 12.04 with no problems connecting with the wireless card. Then I made the big mistake of attempting to disable WiFi by right-clicking on the wireless ...
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Firewall settings for Dropbox LAN sync

I have two Ubuntu 12.04 computers on a wireless home network, kept in sync using Dropbox. I use Dropbox rather than Ubuntu One because of its LAN sync feature - preferable to doing everything via the ...
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HDD on a router [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I access an external hard drive plugged into my router? I am using ubuntu 12.04LTS. I am using a D-Link router for our wifi here and we have connected an HDD via ...
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Lan not working if cable not inside while booting

I have an annoying problem. Every time the LAN cable is not in while booting, I cannot get any connection to the internet, network, router, etc. I tried to plug in and out the cable several times - ...
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LAN data transfer [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Sharing files in LAN through Samba or SSH I would to know how can I transfer data using LAN from an Ubuntu machine to another! I am using a wireless router, obviously, I ...
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App to display high-level information about my network?

I would like to have a simple application to show information about the network I'm connected to. It should display which computers are connected, how much bandwidth they use and what they use it for. ...
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Is there any software for running Direct connect hub on LAN?

Is there any software for running Direct connect hub on LAN? Opendchub was available for 11.10 but it's development was halted long ago and there seems to be none on 12.04 repos. I need it to run on ...
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LAN port suddenly stopped working

I have Ubuntu 12.04. My LAN port was working well and good till yesterday when I shut down my system. When I wanted to use my laptop today the wired network was not being detected. When the port works ...