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Questions tagged [ethernet]

A family of networking technologies for LANs. Ethernet encompasses bother the physical connection between devices and part of the protocols which define how the connected devices can communicate.

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Which ports should i connect for my setup? [on hold]

I have GS-108S-V2 media switch with has QoS Prioritizes Traffic feature with 2 High, 2 Medium and 4 Low priority ports.I am going to use these devices:ModemApple TV (streaming to av receiver)PS4...
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Can't get an Ethernet connection between a PRO/1000 GT Desktop Adapter and a Beckhoff module working

I'm using openSUSE 11 (i586) installed on a PC used for an old project.I have a problem with the network card (Intel PRO/1000 GT Desktop Adapter). Connecting the Ethernet cable to a Beckhoff module (...
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How to bridge two LAN segments through serial port using Linux?

I have an application where two subnets are bridged transparently through two Serial to Ethernet Bridges and a null modem serial cable (RS-232, TX and RX only). This setup behaves exactly as an ...
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I have a Wi-Fi network, but I need an Ethernet port

I moved into a newly built apartment with community-based Wi-Fi provided by Spectrum/Charter, but Wi-Fi and cable are provided through apt rent. We have open guest Wi-Fi and secure apartment Wi-Fi. ...
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Sharing internet via cable, Ubuntu/Raspberry (gateway, NAT, DHCP)

Have one laptop running Ubuntu, with a wireless connection (DHCP, not static) to the Internet, which works fine. Then a Raspberry Pi, running PipaOS (ie Raspbian), connected to the laptop with an ...
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No connection when mixing cat5e and cat6?

My home network looks like this:internet=> rg6=> modem=> cat6=> cat5e=> router=> ...router=> cat5e=> devices (OK)=> cat5e=> cat6=> switch=> ...
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Specific Ethernet ports not working

I own a MacBook Air 2017. In my house I have 12 Ethernet ports for wired internet. All I have to do is connect my router to the suitable input and then connect my Apple computer to the relevant ...
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Can I power a PoE device from my laptop?

Sorry, this PoE technology baffles me a bit. I have a lightweight router that can be powered over ethernet; is there a way of providing the power (and ethernet connection between the router and the ...
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Multiple static IP Debian 9 Stretch on one interface

Cannot add multiple IPs to network interface.While trying to add an IP to the interface enp2s0 via Webmin it says:Failed to save interface : Missing or invalid interface nameIt's a known bug in ...
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Ethernet Cable with red and yellow wires

I have an ethernet cable with a strange color pattern. This cable has the standard yellow, blue and brown wires. However, there is also a red and a yellow wire, as well as three completely white wires....
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Toggle Switch Internet Connection - Between Two Computers

I have regular cable internet. I also have a personal computer and work computer in my residence.I would like to toggle share internet, so if personal home computer is using internet, work ...
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Using bonding of ethernet and mobile internet to for high availability

I have been reading about the linux bonding driver. https://www.kernel.org/doc/Documentation/networking/bonding.txtMy goal is to improve the availability of my internet connection on a debian-based ...
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Will splitting a LAN connection from a router with a switch slow down the ping go high whenever I transfer files from my PC to the NAS?

I got a new NAS (My Cloud EX2 Ultra) as a 'beginner solution' to get into networking.Since my DLAN module (internet connection to router via power grid in the wall) with two ethernet ports to which ...
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Terminating solid Ethernet in a pull out rack

How should I terminate solid Ethernet cable in a shallow rack?InformationI've wired my house with solid CAT7. It terminates in a double gang.The wiring cabinet can fit a 300mm equipment rackThe ...
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The characteristic AWG stands for American Wire Gauge but what's its importance in networking?

AWG stands for American Wire Gauge. This is something interesting that I learned today (at least what the abbreviation means).In terms of networking it represents the wire diameter of an Ethernet ...

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