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

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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 ...
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Unable to connect to the Internet via LAN despite the connection showing as established

I have installed Ubuntu 11.10. I am facing a problem connecting via LAN. We have a firewalled network. After entering static IP, gateway, DNS, etc., it shows connection as established but we are ...
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New connection doesn't show up in list of networks

I added a new profile for wired connection in Ubuntu's network manager|Edit Connections|Wired, but the new connection doesn't show up in the list of networks when I click on the network icon in system ...
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Connect Ubuntu to other PC with direct (crossover) cable

Ubuntu 11.04 (PC-1) is connected to PC-2 (Windows XP) with LAN cable (crossover direct cable) Internet access is through USB wireless modem accessing router in separate room If I boot in Windows 7 ...
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How do I turn off WLAN automatically when LAN is connected?

I use my Thinkpad laptop with a docking station. The docking station is connected to my router via LAN. When I walk around the house I use my laptop with WLAN. Is it possible (and how) to manage ...
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How to automatically connect to a Windows network folder?

Through the normal processes I enter my shared music folder on my Windows computer, i.e.: Places > Network > Windows pc > Music. After rebooting my Ubuntu laptop, however, this connection isn't ...
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How do I share my Ubuntu's Internet connection with a LAN (via hardware router)

I know this sort of question has been asked many times, and I've thus tried many ways to get it working, but I think my setup is a bit different from what I've seen others trying. I've got an Ubuntu ...
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How to switch internet access over multiple ISP connected via LAN ports?

I have two lan ports, I am connected to two different ISP simultaneously. I am aware that I can use only one ISP at a time. My problem is how to switch active ISP? I want to do this because sometimes ...
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How to configure a LAN connection between two Ubuntu machines?

I have installed Ubuntu on two of my desktops PC's. I have not installed any addon packages or anything related to network as yet. Please guide my on how to set up a LAN between these two machines. ...
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Can I share my internet(lan) through Wifi(adhoc) connection via a laptop?

Is there a way I can share my lan internet connection through my wifi when I has an mesh connection from my android through the Open Garden Wifi Tethering App(A WiFi Tether AP Mesh Client)? Link to: ...
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Best Wifi Manager [closed]

Which is the best Wireless LAN Manager for Ubuntu Linux? Is wicd the best one available?
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Setting up on Ubuntu server for PXE Lan install for installing Windows

Computer has only Lan. How can i make on Ubuntu someking PXE server where ill put windows iso or windows cd in Ubuntu computer so that Comp With just Lan can install windows?
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Connecting to other LAN computers using their names [duplicate]

I have a LAN at home with my desktop and my laptop. IP addresses are allocated dynamically to both, so the IP number keep changing. I try to connect from one to the other using places->Server, and in ...
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How to create LAN of Virtual machine?

I have 2 virtual machines in the same physical machine [using libvirt/KVM]. How can I create a lan with these 2 machines? Host and the guests are running ubuntu.
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Why can't my machine resolve local windows hostnames?

When I ping any local windows hostname from my Ubuntu machine I get "unable to resolve host", but when I ping from a windows machine it works fine. Why would this be? OS: Ubuntu 10.04 Samba & ...
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How to set up accounts LAN jabber chat server?

How can I implement a jabber chat server on ubuntu with clients on windows? Server part is almost installed as per jabber and Ubuntu guide how to create users account and authenticate them using ...
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Use two networks at the same time?

I want to use Ubuntu 10.10 Server in a classroom, a computer lab whose bandwidth is provided by a local cable ISP. That's no problem, though the school network has an IP printer that I want to use. I ...
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LAN visibility and network sharing

I have two Ubuntu machines with wifi network cards configured as DHCP interfaces. machine1: inet addr:192.168.168.105 Bcast:192.168.168.255 Mask:255.255.255.0 Gateway: 192.168.168.252 machine2: ...
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How to connect to Wired internet connection through terminal?

I am using Ubuntu 10.04 with KDE on it. I am facing a problem in connecting to wired LAN internet connection. Can any one tell me the procedure on how to connect to wired LAN internet connection ...
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How to setup a local network over the CAT5 cable?

I use Wifi to connect to the internet, and want to interconnect the two machines I am using so that it is easy to transfer files I can copy from one machine and use the same buffer on another ...
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Unable to access folder on LAN since upgrade and switch to KDE

I am running Lucid and after installing some upgrades and switching from Gnome to KDE, I found I can no longer connect to the server on my office LAN. I can see it on the network, but clicking on it ...