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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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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Why can't I access my Ubumtu box on my LAN?

I can definitely access the external internet... via ping, wget, apt-get install, web browser..., but for some reason, I cannot ssh to my 14.04 server or ping it or or access any of the web sites i'm ...
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Is it possibile to put two transmission servers in a cluster?

I have two servers in two different lan's. The servers are connect with openVpn. Is it possible have the servers operate as a cluster with 1 server as master and 1 server as slave? They would both ...
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IMAP, SMTP and local network [closed]

Does anyone know if it is possibile to create a mail server on ubuntu that does the following: - receive e-mail from a single exisisting e-mail account via smtp - forward these emails to a local LAN ...
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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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connecting to internet via lan port

Actually i have two operating systems operating on my laptop (Windows 8.1 and ubuntu 14.10). I cannot connect to internet via lan port. The network icon on the menu bar is not showing the "socket" ...
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Proxy Server refuses connection after short period of time

I have a freshly installed ubuntu version 14.04 running on my Lenovo G780 (only later I learned that this Laptop may not be the ideal choice for a Linux system). Please note that I have never really ...
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(K)ubuntu 14,04 cannot get wired LAN to talk to internet

Need help in getting my LAN to talk to the internet via my "server". Server has 2 ethernet ports - eth0 is internal and eth1 goes to a DSL modem. (there is no wireless - this is strictly a wired net) ...
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Simplescan can't find my network scanner

I've recently had to RMA my epson wf-4535 because it had leaking ink. Epson sent back a new wf-4630. I installed all the drivers from their website and printing works fine now. However, simplescan ...
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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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Switch between 2 LAN cards from terminal

I have two LAN cards in my system. I need to change between the LAN cards using command line. Also I want to know whether I can switch between the LAN cards automatically when one of them goes down. ...
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How to get the port of my webcam?

I have an integrated webcam on my laptop and I need to see the video stream outside my LAN. So how can I get the port of my integrated webcam ?
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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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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 14.04 + FritzBox 6360cable Connection Issues

at the moment I cannot get any further with guides or forums so I thought and try you guys. My Situation is as follows: My Network is based on a FritzBox 6360cable Router with multiple machines via ...
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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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IP address has incomplete MAC

I have a case of clients on my LAN losing its MAC address. This seems to happen randomly to clients even though they had both an IP address and MAC addresses (when "arp") during the initial boot up. ...
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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 port not working properly

I am using ubuntu 14.04 in a dual boot environment along with windows 8. Suddenly, my lan port is not working when I am inside ubuntu. It works good in windows 8. But, in case of ubuntu, not even a ...
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Unable to connect to wired connection using ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and my LAN Internet is not working. My wifi is working properly but I can access LAN Internet. First it keep connecting but later it says you are now ...
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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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Making wired connection

If I connect Windows 8 laptop to PC running Windows through lan cable, I see connected PC on my laptop. If I try the same with Ubuntu - connecting laptop with Ubuntu to PC running Ubuntu, I don't see ...
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How to access shared network files in Ubuntu Touch?

How to access shared network files in Ubuntu Touch? In Android I use ES File Explorer to access files on a Raspberry Pi shared over LAN only.
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Share WiFi on Windows to Ubuntu via LAN

I have the problem, that in my room, I get WiFi but no LAN. I have two PCs standing there, where just my Windows PC has a WiFi Stick. Now I want to share this connection through LAN diretctly to the ...
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Cannot access any ports outside of local network

Object: Ubuntu 14.04 machine with ownCloud, XBMC (media server) and command-line Transmission installation (for remote downloads). Problem: I configured all ports and added them to my routers Port ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LAN connection not showing [duplicate]

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 with wubi along with my windows 7 system. My lan connection is working fine in windows 7 but not showing in ubuntu. I tried everything i found on this forum regarding ...
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LAN network won't work in Linux but works on windows

I have a question. Please forgive if this has already been answered: I am trying to connect some computers to the LAN of my office and I found out that the Ubuntu 13.10 computers won't connect to the ...
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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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Ubuntu 12.04 - Lan Messenger not receiving any files

I have installed Lan Messnger from http://lanmsngr.sourceforge.net/ which is working perfectly with text messenger. On other hand problem is, it is not able to receive files from other users though I ...
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Lan Drivers missing after updating 12.04

Lenovo M93p Tower i have installed 12.04 OS. in ubuntu centre there are few updates as sson as i update and restart lan drivers are missing. can anyone help with this issue or help me installing the ...
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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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SSH to host machine not possible from network

My system running Ubuntu 14.04 is a part of a subnet (192.168.3.XX) and everything used to work all fine; but recently, no other system on this subnet can access my machine, though I can access every ...
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nfs unworkable using new managed switch - no idea why - DoS of two ZyXel switches breaks portmap

I spent 3 nights and part of days, googling and reconfiguring servers of home network with two nfs vers=3 servers that suddenly stopped working. They were working with zero issues using automount ...
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Not able to see Windows 7 computer sharing folders within LAN

I don't see the Windows 7 computer at all in the list. I am able to see shared files of the Ubuntu 14.04 computer from the Windows 7, but not the other way around. I tried to use other clients like ...
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Unable to connect to ethernet when charging is not done

Whenever I remove the charger my laptop doesn't recognise ethernet connection. Is this something to do with hardware problem?
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Lan party network usage statistics

Me and couple of my friends have decided to make a lan party around 40 to 50 players. I have couple of conserns I need to find solutions for. DHCP server I have now installed a DHCP server (in ...
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openssh server is refusing connections by blocking or resetting

On a quite fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 (machine1), I have openssh-server with a completely default config. When connecting from machine2 on the LAN, with an empty ~/.ssh, I get the following debug ...
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hardware info of computers in a lan

Need your support for a simple problem. I need to know all the hardware info of the computers connected to my LAN. Is there any way to do that via LAN, without having to ssh to each system?
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How can I setup a shared second hard drive over LAN so that users have file edit permission?

I have a second hard drive setup on ubuntu. It is partitioned using ext3. I have set it up as shared over a network. When other members of our office add files to it using both Mac OSX and windows 7/8 ...
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problems with LAN

my PC has been crashing recently (overheated I think), after last crash I cannot connect to internet, I think LAN driver is broken or so. Can you please advice me what I could try to do?
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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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Cannot SSH from outside LAN despite port forwarding seems fine

Running Ubuntu 12.04, I've set up the OpenSSH server. I can connect from within LAN, but not from outside. I am using the same sshd_config file as on my other Ubuntu 12.04 machines (that sit in a ...
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Lan not working

I am about to use a wimax modem and obtain internet connection through the ethernet cables but when the ISP installer(who came to our house not that familiar in Linux) is about to configure, he can't ...
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Is it possible to log into a remote LAN user using the ssh client without using his password?

I am on a LAN network having around 50 systems using ubuntu. I know the root user password used by most of the systems. If i know the root user password of a system, is it possible to ssh into that ...
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Ubuntu Server Running Behind ASUS Router Can't Reach Network (dhcp issue?)

Running a Ubuntu server through my home network, and it's also utilizing a dyndns, which I presume (yes, I'm 'tech dumb') is configured on the server. The settings were fine on various routers, until ...
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Is it possible to find the host name (Computer name) in my LAN network if I know its IP address? [duplicate]

I want to know whether this can be achieved using terminal. I have tried nmap, nslookup and netstat, and failed.
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Which application can mount or open the network shared directory?

I am new to Ubuntu and I don't know how to open the Network and which application can open the network locations ? Actually I tried with the following steps on first time I was connected but after ...
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Install 14.04 via lan

I have a old machine(pc) which doesn't contain os in it. (I can't boot it from pendrive or cd). I want to install 14.04 over the local network on this device, as a server I could use a modern laptop ...
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Set ip address and stuff on Ubuntu

how can I set Ip Address, Subnet Mask, Default Gateway, Preferred DNS Server and Alternative DNS Server on Ubuntu 14.04? thank you