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

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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 ...
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Screen capture as stream over LAN

I'm searching for a solution to capture my desktop and output it as a live stream for clients in a local network. I already tried ffmpeg and VLC, but the results were that it was not a live-stream. ...
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How do I get a Realtek RTL8723AE Wireless LAN card working?

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 recently on my Toshiba c850 p5010; However I can't connect to wireless LAN probably drivers are missing because the system doesn't detect any wireless network. My LAN ...
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How do I set up a LAN game?

I'd like to play freeciv on my local area network over a wireless router. I can get the freeciv server up and running, and the client will connect to the server if I run it off of the same computer. ...
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“connection not visible or not available” after switch DSL to LAN

I had a company computer(ubuntu 12.04LTS) taken home. My home use DSL and my company use LAN to connect to internet. The computer works well in my company, but I have to config it after taken home. I ...
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how to share WIFI internet to lan port?

i have installed 11.10 Ubuntu i have internet in mobile then create hospot for access internet in laptop... now main thing is that how can i share that to lan(eth0). Path of internet Mobile WIFI ...
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How do I detect wireless broadband on Ubuntu?

I have ubuntu 11.10, I have moved into a new house with shared Sky Broadband and I would like to know how to detect the wireless automatically as I am not sure I can get all the information required ...
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Graphics freezes on Acer Aspire 5516

I have a problem with graphics on my aspire 5516. I use default drivers for lan(atheros) and video(ati radion 1200) cards. So, graphics freezes when my lan adapter is turn on but the cable isn't ...
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Possible to suspend via lan?

I've already set up wake on LAN (via WIFI local network) and I am able to wake my Ubuntu machine via local network (from Windows 7 laptop using WakeOnLan from Magick Packet). Is there a way to ...
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Why can't I get a wired connection to my new router?

I have only had ubuntu for about a month, when i got it i had no problem connecting to our netgear router using an ethernet cable. We have just replaced our router with an identical one (due to ...
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Where do I find drivers for the Realtek 8111E LAN controller?

I just bought an ASUS P8H61-M LX motherboard. This motherboard comes with a Windows driver package to enable the onboard ethernet port. My troubles with this board are documented here and here. After ...
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Easiest authentication for LAN networks?

There are a lot clients inside a LAN. The server is trusted, the clients are not. It has to be ensured that other clients can not spoof another clients or the servers LAN IP address. I want to ...
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Connecting 2 ubuntu machines as a LAN

Hi i am trying to connect 2 ubuntu computers as a LAN. In my current setup I have: One machine running ubuntu 11.10 with Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8101E/RTL8102E PCI Express Fast Ethernet ...
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LAN works but Internet gone after going to static IP

I had a perfectly functioning Ubuntu 12.04 system. I saw a YouTube video from DEFCON where a guy was discussing attacking home routers. In an Internet search of home router security I found a 2011 ...
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Networking stopped working on Ubuntu 10.04

I am using Ubuntu 10.04 and it was working fine until recently that I had problems with my graphic card which I fixed it and now I have problems with internet connection. I have no internet ...
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/etc/resolv.conf managed by NM? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I add a DNS server via resolv.conf? I discovered (with great disappointment) that in 12.04 the file /etc/resolv.conf no longer contains the real nameserver IP, ...
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Routing the printing through wireless, rest through LAN [closed]

I am connected to the LAN and the wireless. The LAN allots an IP of the form 10.x.x.x while the wireless allots and IP of the form 192.168.x.x. I can not change the IP of the LAN as it is a managed ...
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How do I disable local DNS caching?

I have a small private LAN with 6 Ubuntu systems. To improve performance and simplify maintenance I implemented a DNS server on my Debian firewall/router (dig shows 0ms on repeat lookups). Will I ...
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How to access second disk locally and over LAN

I have just added a second 1TB HD to my Ubuntu box and I can see it listed when I run blkid. But how do I reference it so I can use it as local storage share it on my LAN
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How to configure Samba

I wonder if there is someone here who knows how to configure Samba in following situation. I live in a house where all computers are in a local area network. In Windows I'm able to see all my ...
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Regulating outgoing traffic on a virtual machine? [closed]

I am making a virtual network setup for my high school cybersecurity team to practice. I am connecting all the VMs together through a VPN and then people who are practicing will VPN in and ssh/remote ...
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How can I setup SSH so that it is restricted to my local network?

I'm trying to link my new laptop running 11.10 to my old laptop running 8.04 through my router using SSH. This question is asked and answered on ubuntuforums here: ...
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Why does Ubuntu only detect one USB LAN adapters at a time?

I try to connect real switch with my computer for an exam preparation, for this purpose I need more than one LAN cards, and there is only one built in LAN card in my computer. So, to get more LAN ...
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Allow android device to access ubuntu 11.10 machine on LAN

How can I allow a port on an Ubuntu 11.10 machine that is on an Ethernet LAN to be accessed by my Android device via WiFi on the same LAN? Specifically, I'm doing some Android app development where ...
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How to disable/disconnect LAN cable during startup

How to keep my LAN (Ethernet) connection disabled during startup.. Coz when I login to system it is automatically enabled i dont want that due to some security reason. Want howto in both ubuntu ...
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Cannot ping/ssh computers in LAN (including gateway) but can still access the internet

Hello people from AskUbuntu: As the title says, even though I can access the internet, for some reason, I can't ssh/ping computers in my LAN. In addition, only computers from outside the LAN can ssh ...
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ssh'ing into my ubuntu machine from another computer on the same wi-fi access point

I would like to copy some large files (photos & video from a vacation) from a mac to an ubuntu machine, over the home wi-fi router that they're both connected to. I've got sshd set up on the ...
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Created Ubuntu Access Point, can't connect to it.

I have created a wireless access point on my eeepc 701 running a fresh install of Ubuntu 10.04. The configuration: Ubuntu 11.04 laptop --WIFI--> (ath0)eeepc (eth0) --ethernet cable-->My ISP ...
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I have a laptop, can I use Wifi and cable (Ethernet) networking at same time?

I have an intranet without connection to the Internet, and then I have WiFi with connection to the Internet. Can I make a configuration that makes it possible to be connected to the Internet through ...
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problem with “wired connection”

I have windows and ubuntu installed on two partitions. I was having ubuntu 11.10 till now, where in I never had any issue with the wired network connectivity. When I click on the network icon on the ...
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wired connection not being recognised in ubuntu 10.04 lts

I have windows7 installed on my C drive and ubuntu 10.04 lts on my D drive. When I plud the lan cable (ethernet cable) onto the ethernet card of my laptop, windows7 identifies the network correctly ...
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Servers running from chrooted Ubuntu on HP TouchPad?

The problem: servers appear to be broken inside my Ubuntu chroot. No matter what kind of server I try to run, they all seem unresponsive (VLC server won't respond to client, mkRemote doesn't move the ...
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How to see all computers connected to a network

I am in a LAN and there are 3 Ubuntu, 2 Kubuntu, 2 Windows XP and 2 Windows 7. What commands or tools are available to see what PCs are connected to the LAN that it shows the name of the PC and the ...
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ssh within a local network from a large number of systems without password

i read about logging into remote systems using ssh without entering password; and i've established in my system and is working pretty awesome. now the problem occurs when it comes to a local network, ...
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Is there a program to search for files in local networks?

Does anyone know if there is a program to search for files in LANs? Or is this possbile with nautilus? I already tried it with nautilus but there were no search results (no matter what I looked for). ...
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How do I forward sound from one computer to another over the Lan?

I have two computers. Computer A is running Ubuntu 11.10 with Gnome Clasic. Computer B is running Mythbuntu 11.10. Computer B has a sweet digital audio sound system. I want to play music from Banshee ...