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

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Lenovo w540 lan

I am new to Linux and don't know much but installed Ubuntu 14.04 x64 on my new Lenovo ThinkPad W540 everything seems to be working except I can't get on the lan at work and not sure what to look for ...
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Is there a wake-on-lan indicator?

I'm using gWakeOnLAN, but what I'd really like is an indicator that will list my remote machines and let me send packets with a quick click. Surely one exists?
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Share Internet Connection via Ethernet connected Router over the LAN

I have a USB modem that works perfectly with Ubuntu but doesn't work with my Wifi router. I want a set-up where the USB modem is connected to my PC and my PC is connected to my Router (via ethernet) ...
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How to release all IP addresses in my LAN network

I have ~100 clients on my LAN. When they get turned on simultaneously many seem to get assigned the same IP addresses. - I use dhcp How can I get them get ubuntu to release all the currently ...
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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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After Installing Ubuntu College LAN not working?

After installing Ubuntu college LAN is not working in Ubuntu but still working with windows 10. College LAN uses IEEE 802.1x authentication by username and password but not working on Ubuntu?
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Is there a ip address for adsl modem?

I am surfing the web this way:isp telephoneline > separator > adsl modem > route > my pc . In my pc : ifconfig inet addr:192.168.1.100 It is my intranet ip address. In the admin interface ...
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Wired LAN is being connected, but can't access internet

I live in a hostel. We have a LAN network and ports in each room. To access internet, we need to enter specific IPV4 settings. I have the necessary settings, and on connecting the cable, it shows that ...
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lan not working after reboot

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my new notebook and I've got a problem with internet connectivity. When I boot the computer, everything works perfectly fine, but after rebooting using the button in the ...
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One port over wifi, other use lan

I Am working in a place where my imap for e-mail (using thunderbird) is only open over wifi. The rest will mostly work only over wired (and is quicker anyway). So what is the best option to use my ...
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Forwarding specific traffic to another LAN

There's a LAN of about 40 computers all running Ubuntu 15.04. There are two servers, both Ubuntu 15.04. One of the servers will act as a SVN repo server and other as a firewall-and-transparent-proxy ...
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Samba on Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS is not visible in the local net anymore

I set up Samba on my Ubuntu Server, I could see the server from the two Windows PCs in my home and I could share files between the PCs. When I restarted the system, I could not see the server anymore. ...
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How to share my files via LAN? [duplicate]

I would like to share my files via LAN. How to know IP address of mine and other's one by using terminal or anything else but without using Internet? I'm using Ubuntu 14.04LTS
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IPmessenger not working in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am working on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have tried installing IP messenger on this and it showing error message like this, FileName:ipmsg.c Function:create_lock_file Line:157 Can not setup lock ...
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How to log in to an internet provider with with a password and user name through terminal?

I have an account through a wire network internet provider - a person that have an internet LAN and share it with neighbours in exchange with money - every one of us have an account and a password , ...
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Home network Speeds (LAN and Wifi) very slow, Internet download is fast

Good evening, I have a home network hooked up and an ASUS (RT-AC68U) Wireless-AC1900 Dual-Band Gigabit Router with CAT 7 running throughout my whole house. My server is wired, Windows 10 machine is ...
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How to get connection to both wifi as well as LAN in ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

On my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS laptop, I have a LAN connection with a static IP address as well as a WiFi connection to the internet using DHCP. LAN connection goes to a switch and WiFi connection from a WiFi ...
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Accessing LAN assets via OpenVPN on 14.04

So I've setup a Pi with OpenVPN on my home network. Everything seems to communicate fine as I've tested it with the OpenVPN app on my android over cellular and external WLANs. I'm now at work where I ...
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Fast & Traceable copy of 2 TB data over Gigabit LAN from Ubuntu live mounted Volume to Synology NAS (Win SMB, NFS, Mac AFP)? How?

Fast & Traceable copy of 2 TB data over Gigabit LAN from Ubuntu live mounted Volume to Synology NAS (Win SMB, NFS, Mac AFP)? How? I am going a Data Recovery using a Unbunto Live CD (14.x LTE) ...
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VNC only works Intermittently

I've got an ubuntu 14.04 LTS server running with a 3.13.0-52 generic kernel, no attached display. The server is used as an LTSP server for ~300 users and works flawlessly 98% of the time. The one ...
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How to make a LAN web server?

i want to make a web server that can be accessed on a LAN but i am new and don't have much idea on networking and Ubuntu however trying my best to learn. it just need to be able to serve website on a ...
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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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What happens when Wifi connection breaks down

I have Ubuntu 14.04 machine. I can access internet through Wifi, Ethernet and through Bluetooth teethering. My question is: Suppose, I am accessing internet through ethernet and the conncetion stops ...
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can't access internet via ethernet, but i can via WiFi

what happens is my laptop connects to the router via lan cable but I can't access internet. while on my other laptop I can. Thought it was a lan cable issue, so replaced it. Still the same problem ...
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Cannot connect to any networks after spoofing MAC address

So I want to spoof my MAC address. However when I do so I am unable to connect to any networks. After changing it back to the physical MAC address of the network card, it works just fine. It worked ...
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quick-and-dirty file sharing on a LAN

I have a rather large file(s), which I'd like to share between two Linux boxes on the same network. I'm somewhat familiar with scp, but how do I configure it on the host? That is, how does the host ...
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Lan Messeneger Launch error

Based on this thread I have installed Lan Messenger successfully.But when launching the Lan Messenger.I am getting the following errors.I have attached the screenshot for the error. ...
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Setting up an intranet by Apache2 and Bind9

I need some support to setup an intranet. ENVIRONMENT A LAN (192.168.1.x) conntected to Internet through an ADSL modem/router (192.168.1.1). An Ubuntu 14 server (192.168.1.111) is connected to the ...
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sudo pppoeconf fails.

I want to use BSNL braodband in ubuntu 14.04. I have created a DSL connection. When i plug in the LAN Wire and type sudo pppoeconf It fails and gives this output: http://i.imgur.com/yDV4N3n.png ...
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How can I look up all LAN domains?

I have set up avahi on my raspberry pi but when I ping raspberrypi.local the domain doesn't get resolved. I was wondering if there was a tool to look up all registered domains on LAN to look for my ...
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Using FTP to connect to Linux machines using Nautilus's location entry

I use ifconfig to get an IP address, but for each address from that output I put in it keeps coming up "not found". This machine is connected via direct Ethernet to the router, but which is the IP ...
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Ubuntu doesnt install any driver

the thing is simple... I have a hp pavilion g4, i used ubuntu for some weeks and then it started to fail. First of all, the computer started to have problems with my wifi connection. Because of that, ...
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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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LAN connection won't detected when I plug in LAN cable after booting

I have installed Ubuntu side by side windows 7. When I plug-in LAN after booting it won't detect it. But if I initially plug-in the cable and now start Ubuntu it works fine. It works normally in ...
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Ubuntu doesn't appear on network discovery when connected over Ethernet

I am trying and failing to establish a wired network between a PC running Windows 8.1 and another running Ubuntu 14.04. Both the computers are connected to a the same LAN via a Switch. While I am ...
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multi display (not monitors) window drag

Sory if this is question that can be answered by lmgtfy.com but I'm english is not my nativ language, so I don't even have ideas about asking google. To point... I've setup multidisplay(using ...
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Ubuntu Print via LAN using USB 2 to Fast Ethernet box to USB printer

Ubuntu 14.04 Printer HP OFFICEJET K7100 (wide format) USBNETBOX1 by KONIG, based on ASIX AX88772 chipset Installed HPLIP-3.14.10 version was installed on 19-01-2015 - Ran test print connecting my ...
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openswan inside a lan

I need to create an encrypted channel between two computers inside a lan using openswan, so I can show how the encrypted traffic is using wireshark. I installed openswan in both computers (running ...
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Why no TCP_HITS using squid-deb-proxy

I've followed all the advice here and the server log file updates when I do an update on another computer on the network. However, I never see any TCP_HITs. I even grepped for them. This is some of ...
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LAN connection to modem does not work

Equipments: HP Pavilion G6 with Ubuntu 15.04; Modem ZTE H218N Situation: WLAN works perfect, LAN1 or 2 or 3 not at all. Impossible to establish a connection between my laptop and the modem if ...
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LAN with Android device w/o sharing internet connection

I've been searching a solution to my problem that might be simple but I couldn't so here's my problem: I have an Ubuntu running PC with a web server. I'd like to access this web server through my ...
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LAN is not working, Showing “Cable Unplugged”

I am using Lenovo B490 laptop and everything was fine. Few days back My friend used my laptop in my absence and after that I am not able to connect internet through the LAN port. It is showing that ...
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network browsing in ubuntu 14.04 is not working [duplicate]

While trying to access a Windows network it shows: Unable to access location, Failed to retrieve share list from server, No such file or directory How to solve this, and connect with Windows shared ...
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Wired connection of Qualcom card not working, can't compile drivers

I am using ubuntu 14.10 and I can't get my wirdec connection to work: srd@ubuntu:~/Downloads$ ifconfig lo Link encap:Local Loopback inet addr:127.0.0.1 ...
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Accessing network drive (NAS) on my Ubuntu Phone Aquaris 4.5

I would like to acces my network drive (NAS) which is shared over my home LAN in my Ubuntu Phone Aquaris 4.5. When opening the File Manager on the phone and sliding the Places panel, I only have ...
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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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How does the installer know what machines are on my network?

I have a home network with a few Linux boxes and a Windows XP laptop. I shut down a CentOS machine, removed the hard drive, installed a new hard drive, and then started a clean install of Ubuntu ...
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Qualcomm E2200 Killer no Wake-On-LAN ( WOL )

My motherboard has Qualcomm E2200 Network card on-board. It works well and is tested to support Wakeup-on-LAN in Windows 8.1. However, in Ubuntu, Ethernet works but WOL does not. ethtool reports: ...
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I managed to completely remove my ethernet card, even from BIOS

The problem is that I can't use my built in ethernet card. BIOS can't see it if I use SMART LAN it runs only "Virtual Cable Test", Windows can't use the card obviously, not even Xubuntu. Here is what ...
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How can I learn my own port number? [closed]

I have 2 different laptops, one of which is hosting a freeciv LAN server. But the first time I set it up I was testing it on the faster computer so now the program thinks both laptops have the same ...