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How to make virtual interface ping to a host in the network

I crated a virtual interface as indicated in this link. sudo modprobe dummy sudo ip link set name eth10 dev dummy0 sudo ifconfig eth10 up sudo ifconfig eth10 192.168.1.150 now if I want to make a ...
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Addresses overlaps

I was putting somes static addresses to my interfaces then it shows me this: 172.16.1.0 overlaps with FastEthernet 0/0 What does it mean when two addresses overlaps and how can we avoid it? EDIT: ...
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wireless and wired both not working at the same time

On a Raspberry Pi, running Raspberry OS, I have bridged eth0 and wlan0 in order to share the internet connection of Ethernet using wifi. both the interfaces are configured and both are up.but after ...
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How to enable ping between machines connected in two interfaces?

I have a linux board with two ethernet interfaces as mentioned below. eth0 connected to another linux machine (ad-hoc) eth0 on board 191.168.1.2 connected to Linux machine 192.168.1.3 eth1 on board ...
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set MAC address in “interfaces” file without configuring other network parameters

Under Debian Wheezy permanent network configuration takes place in /etc/network/interfaces file. Is it possible to configure hwaddress for an interface without configuring other network parameters ...
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POE Connection Failure

I have 2 POE ports which are on different NICs. When I connect them together the ports' Ethernet does not come up. In other words, the associated "port status" register of those ports should turn to "...
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How does server identify frames in case of multiple VLAN sub-interfaces?

When I create a VLAN sub-interface in Linux, then it gets the same MAC address as its parent interface. For example with ip link add link eth0 name eth0.333 type vlan id 333 command, the eth0.333 gets ...
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Possible to reserve a network interface for exclusive use?

Like the headline says: is this possible in Linux at all? How would one implement a completely silent packet sniffer? I would like to take the interface away and give it back to the OS at will, if ...
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Do I have a dead NIC?

OK so this is kind of a long one due to command output. Not necessarily in complexity as I'm only showing some basic t-shooting so any feedback would be appreciated. Basically, I have a fairly new ...
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make my Debian laptop switch automatically to a backup connection

I have a laptop with Debian OS installed under it. It is initially connected to the internet using an Ethernet cable (via a modem) and I want to automatically switch to a backup wifi connection (which ...
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Realtek 8160 not detected on LFS

I completed LFS and it boots but I'm not able to get the networking to work. When I do a ifconfig it list the lo that is the loopback network but doesn't detect eth0 and also says doesn't exist. If i ...
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How can I find the name of my Network Interface [closed]

I have a project that requires me to scan the local network. I found a program on the internet that allows the local network scanner condition, but I brought the gold @ IP argument in my network ...
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Debian wired connection static IP wont connect

I've installed Debian with xfce and did some configuring by installing themes, configuring xfce, installing and uninstalling software; the usual. Anyway, after a reboot I can't connect to the internet....
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catch kernel panic log

My Mint Cinnamon system on Lenovo g565 keeps hanging every several hours. I think the problem may be somehow connected with network and desktop environment, because either plugging ethernet cable (...
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kernel panic - get log

My system keeps hanging every several hours. I think the problem is somehow connected with network, because plugging ethernet cable eliminates the problem (even if ethernet is used locally only). If I ...
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Ethernet only works when PC booted with cable plugged in

My Ethernet adapter is Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller (rev 06) and I'm using x64 Arch Linux, kernel 3.18.4. Connections are managed using ...
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Why do I have so many IPV6 addresses for a single ethernet card

Output of running ifconfig on my system is: eth3 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 44:8a:5b:93:34:25 inet addr:172.32.17.71 Bcast:172.32.17.255 Mask:255.255.255.0 inet6 addr: ...
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NetworkManager does not detect when cable is connected or disconnected

On my Fedora 21 64bit Gnome 3.14.3 install, I have noticed that the NeworkManager always connects to the wired connection, even if the cable is not connected: However, the driver (or something) ...
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connecting linux device to a tablet via usb

I can connect my Linux device (an embedded device) to a tablet in the following way: Use a micro USB to Ethernet cable converter use a USB to Ethernet on my Linux device. connect the two device to ...
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Debian server makes internet connection drop

I have setup a small home server / NAS running Debian 7. The server is connected directly to the router with a static IP set in the router's control panel. There are no port forwarding rules set for ...
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What does the “first Ethernet card” mean in the BSD world?

https://www.freebsd.org/doc/handbook/network-routing.html The designation link#1 refers to the first Ethernet card in the machine. Question: what does the "first Ethernet card" mean? How to ...
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What Linux app will show me how much internet bandwidth each process is using? [duplicate]

Linuxmint 13 Cinnamon 32 bit with ver. 16 backports ethernet (eth0) + pppoe (ppp0) + FTTH (fiber optic to the home) no wifi What program(s) can I use to tell me how much up/down internet traffic ...
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USB3 to Ethernet stops after sometimes

This is my first post to this website. I this that my question is related to serverfault cause it is related to ethernet communication issue. If you disagree please let me know what is the appropriate ...
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empty 70-persistent-net.rules on SuSe 13.1 and ethernet device called eno1

openSuse 13.1 configured my network controller as eno1 during installation. Also eno1 device can not be configured by KDE Network Connection tool, it doesn't allow you to add a connection for this ...
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Determine ethernet speed in RHEL 6

How to check whether eth0 has connection speed 10Mbit, 100Mbit or 1Gbit? I tried ethtool, but it says No data available. I also tried dmesg | grep -i duplex and it's empty. [root@dioptase ~]# lspci ...
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How can I create Local Loopback on Linux?

I need to create local loopback as shown herein: Performing Loopback Testing for Fast Ethernet and Gigabit Ethernet Interfaces. Excerpt Configure a Local Loopback Action To configure a local ...
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How to force FreeBSD to assign default router when acquiring IP in DHCP mode?

How to force FreeBSD to assign default router when acquiring IP in DHCP mode? My machines are FreeBSD 8.2-PRERELEASE or RELEASE The NIC (respectively em0 or re0) is set to get a dynamic IP address. ...
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How can I debug traffic on a switched network with Wireshark?

I have an IP phone on my home network that I am trying to call using SIP from outside of my home network. I have port forwarding setup, but the phone is responding with a SIP 404 message. All the ...
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Unable to add eth0 in Rhel 7

I am unable to find eth0 in RHEL 7 after just installation. Even I created the eth0 inside the /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ directory. After created eth0 inside the network-scripts, I am unable to ...
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FreeBSD Ethernet NIC driver not recognized

Intel Motherboard GA-H61N-D2V $ pciconf -l -v re0@pci0:1:0:0: class=0x020000 card=0xe0001458 chip=0x816810ec rev=0x06 hdr=0x00 vendor = 'Realtek Semiconductor' device = 'Gigabit ...
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Itcpdump output - why is it showing an Ethernet status?

tcpdump -i mlan0 -n tcpdump: verbose output suppressed, use -v or -vv for full protocol decode listening on mlan0, link-type EN10MB (Ethernet), capture size 262144 bytes Why is this ...
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SOCAT / MINICOM “No such device or address”

I'm no Linux guru, however I've done quite a lot of research on Socat and I simply cannot create a device that Minicom can see. In this case, port 10001 is the port that a Black Box Ethernet to ...
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Does each network packet cause an interrupt to CPU?

While I know that lot of packet processing(CRC calculations, packet segmentation handling, etc) can be offloaded to NIC, then does each packet still cause an interrupt to CPU? Is there a difference if ...
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trouble bridging tap0 and tap1

I have a GNS3 router that is connected to tap1 in my host. On the other hand, I have an user application connected to tap0 running locally in my host. I can ping both the router and my application. ...
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connected to ethernet and wifi, “route” browser's connection to wifi only

Sometimes, in my company, I have to work with a different network (through ethernet) that has no internet. On the other hand, I do have access to out Wifi, which has internet. Since I have to spend a ...
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Setting up a 802.11s mesh network for mobile devices to communicate with a wired server

I'm in the process of developing an android app that maintains a device's connectivity to a linux-based WiFi mesh network, and periodically sends status information (GPS, battery life, etc.) to a ...
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How can I compile and run a program designed for an older kernel version (2.6) in a newer kernel (3.16)?

I'm trying to run a driver for a network card, but it only supports kernels up to 2.6.32. I need to be able to use this piece of hardware to connect to the Internet. The device I'm using is "VIA ...
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Cannot connect to the Internet using a Realtek Lan RTL8105TA card

I'm new to both Elementary OS and Linux on the whole. I have made a LiveUsb to try it out before installing it on my notebook. Everything works fine except for the internet. I don't have WiFi, but a ...
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How to do mac spoofing on Linux Mint 17?

How to do mac spoofing on Linux Mint 17? Through macchanger -a I've tried to changemy mac address but new mac id doesn't authenticates successfully. pppd gives successful authentication message only ...
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How to check programatically if the Ethernet cable is plugged in?

As you know, in Windows, when we plug in the network cable, the network symbol will change to another status. How can I know whether the cable is plugged in or not via the command prompt in Linux?
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Transfer files between Windows and Linux machines?

My problem is that I need to backup the files on my Linux machine to my Windows laptop. My external hard drive died, and so backing up to an external drive is out of the question for the time being. ...
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Why on my Linux PPPoE connection displays sometimes authentication failure?

Here is my log: Oct 18 09:51:52 -desktop pppd[2764]: Plugin rp-pppoe.so loaded. Oct 18 09:51:52 -desktop pppd[2766]: pppd 2.4.5 started by root, uid 0 Oct 18 09:51:52 -desktop pppd[2766]: PPP session ...
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How to find IP address of device connected on the same network as PC based on MAC id

A PC and embedded Linux device is connected on the same local network.(We don't have DHCP server access, IT admin has the access). We also don't have access to debug UART on the embedded Linux board. ...
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Identical MAC address on two different VM, yet I have internet connectivity

I have set up a network as such: Set up host-only networking on VirtualBox. The first adapter is configured with NAT, the second with host-only networking HOST: Windows GUEST: CentOS VM1, CentOS VM2 (...
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Test connectivity of a Interface

I have a raspberry Pi with three interfaces eth0 (Ethernet), wlan0 (WiFi), and wwan0 (via a GSM modem) How can I test if an Internet connection is available via a certain interface? e.g. is my GSM(...
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BeagleBone Black doesn't connect via Ethernet on laptop

I have a BeagleBone Black board connected to my laptop with only a serial connection and the Ethernet cable, and powered by the 5mm jack. The serial connection works fine, I can login at any time, but ...
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How to get the original MAC address of a network card, after the OS modified it?

How can I find out the original MAC address for a network card, after it was modified by the OS? dmesg doesn't provide it, and the logs in /var/log too, and dmidecode doesn't provide it too and ...
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Wifi and ethernet unstable (takes many tries to connect, disconnects)

Both my WiFi connection and my Ethernet connection have recently (I'd say about a week ago) become unstable, without any change in the configs. Now in order to connect I've to try several times and ...
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How to test an ethernet card?

I have a USB->Ethernet card that may or may not be somehow broken. The problem is I don't really know how to test it. I have a normal Ethernet port as well, so I can hook a (already tested) cable from ...
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How do I configure my Linux computer to provide Internet to a FreeBSD computer via Ethernet port?

I have FreeBSD computer to which I want to provide with an Internet connection via the Ethernet port. I bought a single board computer (SBC Wangboard DUAL) onto which I have installed Ubuntu. I ...