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

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Ubuntu 12.04 dropping LAN connection

I have a Ubuntu 12.04 machine that has two Ethernet interfaces, both are static. eth0 is sitting on a network like: xxx.xxx.169.xxx with a 255.255.255.0 mask It's static address is: xxx.xxx.169.14 ...
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install ubuntu and windows xp from lan

In my local LAN I have 25 systems which I'm looking to install all from LAN. In each system I would like to install Ubuntu and Windows XP. Maybe for some systems I'll install only Windows XP and each ...
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Install games in ubuntu via terminal [closed]

I want to know the commands for terminal to install games like contra, Mario, assassin creed, Dota etc.
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Squid LAN network Per user Bandwidth monitoring

I have made a small LAN network with a ubuntu squid proxy server. The proxy server runs in my laptop with VMware where it is placed in between the ADSL router and 4 port switch. I have added 3 user ...
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Cant connect to LAN after moving to an optical fiber connection

I use Ubuntu Server via VirtualBox. We have just changed the office internet to an optical fiber connection and the internet on UBUNTU stopped getting recognized, even though when I open the browser ...
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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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Very Strange - Ubuntu messing up Windows LAN

I am helping my friend migrate to Linux from Windows. So we installed Ubuntu 15.10 on his system. His current setup is Windows 10 + Ubuntu. Everything is going well except a very strange issue. ...
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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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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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Errors with USB device during boot?

Explanation I just built a new computer. Here are the specs: Motherboard: Gigabyte 990FXA-UD3 CPU: AMD FX 8350 SSD: SAMSUNG 840 Pro Series MZ-7PD256BW RAM: G.SKILL F3-1600C9Q-32GXM Initially I ...
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+Sharing wireless via ethernet. Problem

I have a computer running Ubuntu 12.04 connected to our house wireless network and I would like to share this connection with a Lubuntu machine I'm setting up via direct ethernet. I have connected the ...
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Can't acces Ubuntu Server 14.04 outsided LAN anymore

I am a lawyer not a Computer Science guy, please go easy on me! I set up an Ubuntu Server with a no-IP account and ownCloud. The first few days it was working great and I was able to access it from ...
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LAN Card behaving inconsistently

I have a system with Ubuntu Server 14.04 installed on it. The onboard ethernet port is faulty. As I want to setup DHCP server on it, I have installed two external LAN cards. I also have a leased line. ...
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Kernel problem, how to downgrade

I am using Ubuntu 15.10. uname -r 4.2.0.30-generic. But this kernel is installed partially with errors and my boot loader got default updated to that. I have Linux image ...
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LAN port or LAN driver problem Ethernet Wirelan

I am having Ubuntu 15.10. yesterday after power shutdown I disconnected LAN wire from modem and connected to LAN port of Dell laptop. But my connection is not detected. I can connect through wifi. ...
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Installing lan drivers (no linux versions)

Stuck with ubuntu 14.04 unable to work as the drivers for my lan are in a .exe and cant download anything onto the machine. I was wondering if their is a way i may install just the inf files or if i ...
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Cant connect to Ethernet after system installation (Ubuntu Server)

I have installed Ubuntu server edition on a computer. During the installation I skipped the network configuration, and now I don't know how to connect to the internet via LAN / Ethernet.
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How to get pc-name from IP address?

Anyone can tell me how to resolve pc-name for a given IP address on local area network ? I went through many answers but no one helped me :/ I am mentioning all tricks I used below :: netstat -a ...
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Run a bash script over network

I have a LAN which contains more than 50 ubuntu machines. I want to change entire LAN authorization with a centralized ldap server. I have a working LAN server, and i wrote a script to do all the ...
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Internet through WiFi, LAN through ethernet

How can I have my Ubuntu system simultaneously access the internet through its own WiFi adapter (not sharing) and have the wired ethernet connection be used to access the LAN? Where LAN means it's ...
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how do I block other computers in LAN like 'net cut' in windows

i used 'net cut' in school to block other computers in LAN. How can I do the same in Ubuntu? I am looking for a program or terminal commands.
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Lan connection off after upgrades [duplicate]

My lan connection is not working after my ubuntu 14.04 asked for routine upgrades of software. Kindly help
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Connect network server location in Filezilla in Ubuntu

I am using Ubuntu 15.04 now. But i am facing problem to add my network path (Shared folder in my network) in the Local path while using Filezilla. SO is there any way to add these locations in ...
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Creating a VPN without a router for gaming

I am a noob and don't have much experience in network related stuff. I am trying to Create my own VPN for gaming purpose. I keep coming across port forwarding in forums. I use ubuntu 14.04 lts and ...
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Can /etc/hosts be set up automatically?

I need to automatically add mac-addresses to some file and manually add the hostnames assigned to them. A script will then scan my home LAN for those mac-addresses and populate the /etc/hosts file, ...
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rc.local getting invalid values from sysfs

I'm trying to get LAN cable status in rc.local file (ubuntu.14.04). But I'm always getting invalid value for the carrier, even if the cable is connected. echo $(cat /sys/class/net/eth0/carrier) If ...
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Unable to connect to 'openconnect' through LAN

I am trying to access 'openconnect' VPN through my WiFi and it works perfectly fine. The steps that I had followed were first "sudo /sbin/modprobe tun" and then second "sudo apt-get install ...
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2nd LAN Card is not working

I am new in ubuntu. I installed 14.04 with two LAN Card. One card is coming with motherboard and other one I used with PCI slot. After installing Ubuntu, I am getting two LAN card in the Network ...
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disable laptop touchpad and lan connection

I'm using Ubuntu 15.04 on ASUS K556UB, and now I have 2 problems with it: I need to work just with mouse because my touch doesn't work. When I connect the pc with LAN and wireless together, LAN ...
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lan messenger is installed but cant run on ubuntu 12.04

LAN messenger is installed, but it cant run in ubuntu 12.04 when i click on LAN messenger icon, it blinks 3-4 times in tray but can't run or execute. how to run it?
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establish messenger and file sharing facility between ubuntu and windows 7

there were many pc and clients in my organization. i want to establish messenger cum file sharing file transfer facility in between these pc and clients. but main problem is some of them having ...
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How to Chat over Mixed platform LAN network including PC and clients

In my organization, there were many PC and Client connected in LAN network which contain two different OS Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04. I want to establish messenger and file transfer facility in this ...
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How do I change LAN settings in Ubuntu 15.04?

I need to set automatic configuration script for LAN settings as shown in the attached image. The way I set it in Windows is by following the path: Control Panel--->Internet properties--->LAN Settings ...
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Help with gigabyte lan drivers

I got the gigabyte GA-970A-ds3p motherboard and I can not use a wired connection. Is there any lan drivers i can download for ubuntu 14.04.
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How to set up opened samba

How do I configure smb.conf so all the users on my network can access it without a user name and password. My current smb.conf : [NAS] path = /media/k4li/FALCON2 valid users = readonly = no ...
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how to share WIFI internet to LAN port?

I have installed Ubuntu 11.10 I have internet in mobile then create hotspot 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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Dispatch Two internet connections in Ubuntu [duplicate]

I have two internet connections and I want to use them simultaneously in Ubuntu server to increase bandwidth and use this Ubuntu server as gateway for my LAN.
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How to share internet connection between two computers one which is connected to a dongle [duplicate]

I have a dongle connected on an ubuntu laptop. I couldn't find a way out to share internet using WiFi. How can I share internet over a LAN cable? Does I require a cross-over cable? Any extra ...
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Lubuntu will not boot without a LAN cable attached

I have installed Lubuntu on an OLD gateway for my daughter. Had issues early on and had to add a few lines to the grub to get it to work. Specifically, I added "ro nomodeset acpi=off nolapic" So it ...
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intermittent lan connection

I have avoided asking this question for a long time because I think it's something simple, but I cannot seem to figure it out (I give up, and am asking the questions). I am new to linux/ubuntu. ...
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unable to connect to internet through lan

I am connected both lan cable and wifi with ubuntu. while lan connects to a local gigabit network with no internet gateway. I cannot ping google.com or any address in internet. -> if I unplug ...
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I need to disable Internet In LAN Connection but i need to work with localhost

I am using zimbra Mail service.i need to block outgoing mails other than local server. so that temporary solution is we need to disable internet in local server while working with lan connection. ...
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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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Dual Boot: Lan not working in Ubuntu

I have dual boot with Ubuntu 15.04 and Windows 8.1. I mostly use Ubuntu and wasn't able to use lan, I though my port had some problem. Today I opened Windows for some work, and just connected Lan for ...
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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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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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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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unable to install LAN Messenger 1.2.32 ubuntu 14.04.3

I tried to install LAN Messenger 1.2.32 on my Kubuntu 14.04.3. $ sudo dpkg -i lmc_1.2.32_i386.deb $ sudo apt-get install -f Then I tried to run ./lmc and I got: error while loading shared ...
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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.