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

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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 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 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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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Compiling error while installing Realtek RTL8111E in 64 bit 13.10. “CONFIG_X86_X32 enabled but no binutils support”

I downloaded the Linux drivers for my onboard RTL8111E (Mobo MSI B75 Pro3-M) from the Realtek site. The Realtek driver has been updated 23/09/2013, so I assume it can handle 64 bit Ubuntu (13.10 in my ...
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network profiles in ubuntu 12.04

I use a wired connection at home and in college. But at home i set my ipV4 settings to automatic DHCP whereas in college I need to manually enter the ip address, subnet and gateway and i also need to ...
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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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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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simple and easy way to sync folders over LAN

Summary: i'm using Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop and on my desktop. I need to sync my data between these computers. I don't want a backup utility - i need a two-way sync. What i tried already: Using a ...
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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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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
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Blocking specific MAC address from contacting me on local network

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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Can't connect to wired internet

Okay, so I recently installed Ubuntu on an old laptop and now it won't connect to the internet. When I plug in the Ethernet cord is says connecting and the little icon things moves but after a minute ...
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Intel I217LM ethernet controller not detected by Ubuntu 12.04LTS

My last installation of Ubuntu 12.04 on a machine using an ASUS Q87M-E motherboard with an Intel I217LM Ethernet controller has failed to detect the ethernet card. The only thing displayed by ...
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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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Network Bonding with WAN and wireless

I am still new to Linux Ubuntu and I wanted to know if it is possible to bond a LAN and Wireless internet connection when both of them use static IP addresses. My current information is: LAN: ...
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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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No WIFI or LAN on Ubuntu 12.04 or 12.10 Live CD/USB using Toshiba qosmio x870

I recently had issues with secure boot and couldn't boot the Live CD/USB but after disabling secure boot, I was able to 'TRY UBUNTU'. My currently problem is that I can't access WIFI or LAN from ...
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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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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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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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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 ...