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

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Randomly losing connection but still in LAN

At work I am using ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop. Throughout the day I randomly lose connection to the internet, but I am still in the WLAN. Like, when I try to connect to google it will timeout and not ...
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found someone lurking in my LAN, not sure what to do next

I have DD WRT router with internal numbers all falling within 192.168.1.0/24. I was looking on my firewall records this morning and found someone at 10.10.109.100 got blocked from accessing port 5353 ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 causing modem to crash

I've noticed that when my Ubuntu PC is running my internet connection drops periodically. The router seems to be ok, but I notice that my modem drops its connection and takes about a minute to ...
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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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Why can't I connect to my network via wired DHCP connection?

I am trying to connect to the LAN of the university where I work, on a wired connection. The Internet is accessed by VPN after connecting to the network. On Windows 7, the computer seems to ...
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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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smbmount with two NICs

My office desktop has to access to two different LANs. One LAN is connecting to the Lab servers and the other is to connecting to the IT department LAN where I have a network drive there. I have setup ...
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LAN not working on DELL 3360

I have a dell Vostro 3360 and i have recently removed windows and installed Ubuntu 12.04 I am able to use WiFi and Bluetooth but it does not detect when any LAN cable is connected. I tried unblocking ...
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Server 12.04LTS - Unable to see LAN ever, and only able to see Web when reporting an external IP

Alright, I'll try to explain as best I can what's going on here - I'm relatively new to Linux, but I am familiar with networking. I'm setting up an old work box as a home-based web server. I started ...
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LAN not working while laptop on battery

My wired LAN is not working when my laptop is on battery - anyone out there who knows where to look for a solution? Strange thing is, that the LAN port is not entirely switched off, as there's light ...
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How to fix networking after installing a new CPU/Motherboard?

Upgraded from an AthlonII to an FX-8350. This meant new motherboard/integrated LAN. I can't figure out how to configure the new setup to connect to my network. Any help appreciated. Also, as i ...
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How to setup a VPN server from a home network with an Ubuntu server

So here is what I want to do: Set an Ubuntu Desktop box as a media center for my TV. Use the same box as a local network storage. Need to have VPN access to the same box from other outside ...
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Suddenly cannot access SSH on LAN

I had ssh running on my LAN server. Suddenly (not sure what I did), I cannot access the LAN server via ssh. When I try, it just hangs for a while with no response and finally comes out with a timed ...
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Possible DNS issues, web pages not loading, “Server Not Found” on all browsers

Being pretty new to Unbuntu, linux in general, I've still attempted to solve this problem myself without making a new account before I had much knowledge of the issue. Occasionally I will have slow ...
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Internet does not work continuously after upgrading from 11.04 to 11.10

I upgraded from Ubuntu 11.04 to 11.10 but this resulted in some internet problem in my pc. Whenever I connect it to some network, internet works fine for some time and then stops working for some time ...
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Suddenly cannot SSH into server from LAN, but can from outside LAN?

This is the weirdest problem I've ever had with trying to ssh into a server. Suddenly I can't ssh from my workstation to the server on the LAN. I can do so just fine from home, however. ...
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2nd router acting as switch?

At present I'm able to connect this desktop PC to wired/wireless router in the house next door (my family's if you're wondering) by way of a 10 meter LAN cable. It works perfectly. Recently I have ...
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not working lan and wireless after reboot

I installed Lan and wireless I even used Lan but when I reboot my laptop neither Lan nor wireless are available and when I click on network icon (top-right of desktop) it shows no network devices ...
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LAN or workgroup with Ubuntu server and windows clients

I have 35 Windows 7 standalone computers right now and planning to setup a LAN/workgroup using Ubuntu as a server if it's a LAN. Purpose for network: Files from client computers to be accessed by me ...
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I can't connect to LAN

I installed Ubuntu 14.04LTS but my motherboard manufacturer doesn't support drivers. Because of that, I can't hear sound and I also can't connect to the Internet due to the lack of Ethernet drivers. ...
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No internet on Lubuntu 14.04

I have a two computers, one runs W7 and other one runs Lubuntu 14.04. Both computers are connected via LAN cable to the router, however internet on Lubuntu 14.04 gets bugged sometimes. I would like ...
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Why is my LAN not working properly ?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 as my OS. Till yesterday, my LAN was working fine , but after that my LAN is not working properly. What I mean is that it shows that the LAN wire is connected properly, but ...
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Intranet LAN networking for office PCS

I am a Newbie in Ubuntu. I have 8 new PCs installed with Ubuntu 14.04, I am unable to do networking in them. I want to share files in all PC's Ubuntu to Ubuntu which includes sharing a drive and ...
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Connect network from laptop to connected device

I don't have wifi. I connect to internet using LAN cable. And I am developing app for android that needs access to the Internet. Now how can I connect to the Internet to my tablet that I have been ...
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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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Ubuntu 12.4.4 not connecting to wifi or lan on a dell vostro 1000

Ubuntu 12.4.4 not connecting to wifi or lan on a dell vostro 1000. I know it's been asked before but nothing is working. When I run parted magic it works please help
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Running tv by ethernet from pc on wifi

My desktop computer is running Ubuntu 14.04. It is connected by WiFi to my router. My tv has an ethernet port. I have that connected to the ethernet port on my pc. I have netflix on my Ubuntu box. ...
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VNC across the internet through SSH tunnel to another machine on LAN?

My family often gets me to help them with computery things that they can't do themselves, but this has become difficult as I've moved to another city to study at university. I managed to set up a ...
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Configuring avahi

There is a bug in Trusty - when you turn your PC to suspend - the network downs. This is difficult to solve, but I wrote script that runs Networkmanger when PC awakes. The network works well, but my ...
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How to make my ubuntu be a gateway / forward my WiFi connection over a LAN connection to a different machine

Sooo, the question is: Can someone please give me a neat step by step checklist i need to do to be able to 1) connect to a wireless connection 2) share (bridge?) that connection via LAN 3) have ...
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is there any app like lanoptimiser for ubuntu

Many pcs come with preinstalled Windows which has an application called lan optimiser which optimises LAN. Is any application similar to that available in ubuntu?
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LAN not working on dual boot (ubuntu 14.04 LTS) and no superuser privilege

I am having 2 different problems with dual boot. I recently installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit on my windows 7 64bit laptop with live USB. I created partition first and used the usb. I selected ...
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I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Dell Inspiron 6400 LAN / Ethernet card does not work

root@MM061:~# lspci 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Mobile 945GM/PM/GMS, 943/940GML and 945GT Express Memory Controller Hub (rev 03) 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation ...
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USB LAN Enter E100U with Ubuntu 14.04

The Enter USB LAN when used with Ubuntu 14.04 does not work . The network manager detects the device and tries to connect. But after about 10 sec seconds the the connection is dropped. Any body ...
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How to make a LAN network without using cables?

I'm in a problem now i need to know how to make a LAN network using only the wireless card in the laptop to be a server and other laptops to be client for it without using Cables or switch just the ...
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How to create lan connection (Network) between 2 or more desktops on Ubuntu 12.04

I've got two desktops on Ubuntu 12.04 and are connected to a router, so the internet is working fine on both. However I'm unable to see the machines under the Network. What needs to be done so that I ...
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How to know if a LAN share server is password protected

I know the traditional way of using ' gvfs-mount smb://servername ' and if it asks for a password then we could say that it is password protected. But is there any direct way of finding it, I mean A ...
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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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LAN Not working in ubuntu 12.04

I ran the below code to find my ethernet controller which is ethernet - Realtek RTL8101E/RTL8102E; wireless: BCM4312 lspci -nn | grep 0200 I got the below information. 09:00.0 Ethernet controller ...
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Trying to run a LAN web development server and a Mine Craft server at the same time

I want to run a web server on an old vista box. Removed the vita and installed linux. My 16 year old daughter would like a web development computer and my ten year old would like to have a minecraft ...
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Can't use wireless internet on 12.04

I have an Acer c7 Chromebook and I installed Ubuntu 12.04 (ChrUbuntu as it calls itself) and the Wi-fi isn't working, I looked through the forums and I was not helped, another thing is my wired ...
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Samba does not show up on LAN without GUI login

i have been pulling my hair out on this one and would appreciate any help. i have set up a kubuntu server (12.04) with samba shares on a lan. my issue is that the shares are not accessible when i ...
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Can't SSH or Samba on LAN with IP address

In my apartment building, every computer that connects to the provided networking switch is assigned a WAN accessible IP address. I have an Ubuntu machine exporting a Samba share which I am able to ...
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Enable Ethernet for wired connection

I moved my computer to a different city. At the old location I could simply plug in ethernet and have internet. it appears in the new location this is not the case. internet works and router works ...
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No network in ubuntu 13.10

My wifi key works fine when i use Windows 7, but it doesn't go blue(ON) when i press it. The lan port, as well, doesn't show any internet connections. But internet is fine when i use Windows 7. I use ...
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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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AVM Fritz!Wlan-Stick on Ubuntu 13.10

I have Ubuntu 13.10, just installed, and a AVM Fritz!Wlan-Stick + a CD with software and drivers - for Windows! Now I'd like to use this Stick with my Ubuntu. The Ubuntu-Wiki seems to know only one ...
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Wifi and Lan not working in ubuntu lenovo g580

I just bought a Lenovo G580 laptop, and installed Ubuntu 12.04 alongside windows 8 using vmware workstation, everything works fine except for the wifi and lan. kindly help me out from this problem.
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I can't access my ubuntu server outside of my LAN

So I'll admit right out that I have very little experience with linux. I have been winging this from the get go. I have went through the process of getting a dns server set up and my server can be ...
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No internet connection via LAN cable

I have a Asus Eee pc 1000HE mini laptop with 12.04 Ubuntu installed dual booted with xp. When I plug the LAN cable is it connects fine, I can also reach the router. But I cannot connect to any ...