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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How do i install mini wirieless lan adapter,usb.802.11N 150Mbps

I have a mini wireless lan adapter, usb.80211N 150Mbps with a driverdisk and in the manual there are instructions that say they support Linux, but I don't know how to install it. The output is ...
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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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Limit internet bandwidth on a lan network pc

is there any way to limit the download/upload bandwidth on a pc which is connected in my home network? Thanks.
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LAN Boot Server

I have a old Toshiba laptop which do not support boot from USB. It's CD drive is not working, and I was trying this documentation on a different desktop to create as a server. Toshiba is set to boot ...
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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 ...
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Need software for lan acces with password, or something like that

Need a software that make possible acces betwen GNU/Linux [Ubuntu 12.04] and Windows xp/7 ! Something like that: Windows PC Linux [Server] Linux PC ...
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How to share a cluster with a virtualization tool on Lan?

Is there any way to share computer runtime between different clients where each client is able to run their desktop environment session in-depended to others? I guess this is called virtualization but ...
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eth0 always goes down

My problem is my LAN connection always goes up and down. Sometimes it works perfectly but a lot of time it doesn't. Here are my hardware specs: Motherboard: GIGABYTE, GA-X58A-UD7. It comes with 2 ...
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Increase data transfer speed in LAN

I want to increase data transfer speed in Local Area Network. I have one server and a Netgear 10/100 16-port switch and 15 PCs attached to it. My network speed is too slow. How can I increase the ...
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Ethernet port - wire unplugged problem

I have HP Pavilion dv6-6119tx Entertainment Notebook PC. I installed dual boot either 12.04 or 13.04 or 13.10 ubuntu from windows 7. The Ethernet/LAN port was working at the time but when i switched ...
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How to use Transmission on eth0 and web traffic on wlan0

I have a desktop computer with two interfaces, ethernet connected to cable modem and wireless connected to a dsl modem. I would like to use the ethernet connection for Transmission and the wireless ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 adpter usb ethernet

Hi I recently bought an usb-ethernet adapter for my laptop (sony vaio pro 13). I've followed this guide (http://simon.schllng.de/2013/08/10/ubuntu-auf-dem-sony-vaio-pro-13/?lang=en) to make my wirless ...
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Lan Card detection problem in Ubuntu 12.10

My Lan Card is not working in Ubuntu 12.10 in Lenovo G580. in the same computer i am using internet in Windows 7 but when i tried to use internet in Ubuntu 12.10 it is not working due to no detection ...
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Network Issue unable to connect to LAN

I'm running 04 along with Windows 7. In Windows, I am able to connect to network through LAN. In Ubuntu however, there seems to be a problem; it's not connecting. It's unable to discover the LAN. ...
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Internet doesn't work with automatic IPv4 setting

I am trying to connect my laptop to the hostel LAN (wired connection). When I use manual settings (static IP address), the Internet works perfectly fine. But when I use automatic settings, it works ...
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Website Not Opening from linux machines connected with lan or wifi

We have a website which opens from windows machine always. But in linux machines sometimes the website is not opening and i am getting an error message as "website not available". We found the website ...
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Unable to access shared WiFi via LAN in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

This may look like possible duplicate of several such questions. But I tried many solutions online, but was not able to succeed in using WiFi in my Android Sony Experia U. I have LAN internet ...
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Cannot find LAN servers in Counter Strike Condition Zero

How do I connect to a LAN server in Counter Strike CZ? I am connected to the internet and everything else is working fine... but I cannot see the server that is being hosted on the very same network!
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Ubuntu 13.04 runs from USB but not after installing to disk, unresponsive windows/buttons

When I run Ubuntu from a USB everything works perfectly as far as I can tell, except the LAN, which doesn't seem to want to connect. But after I install it to the hard drive everything stops working. ...
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Ethernet LAN connection from windows 7 to ubuntu 12.04 through virtual machine

Ethernet LAN connection from windows 7 to ubuntu 12.04 through virtualBox I have Ethernet LAN network on my IBM laptop 64-bit which runs on Windows 7. I have installed VirtualBox 4.2.14 in order to ...
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no “LAN” driver

I had installed Ubuntu 12.04LTS with windows installer, but there is no internet connection through "LAN". I ran ifconfig command but it is not showing either "eth0" or "wlan0" interface. How can I ...