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a networking technology for a LAN that allows data transfer

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12" MacBook (early 2015) problems with ethernet adapters toUSB type c

Iv'e got 2 Ethernet to USB type C adapters: first one: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B015CKP9NK/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 and second one i bought in a store, here is a ...
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automator ethernet toggle high sierra

I have been trying to create a service for toggling ethernet on off, but can't manage to get it right. It is for os x high sierra. So far I have this, it runs with no error and it does appear on my ...
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Ethernet network connection lost after locking or after Screen Saver activation

I have configured the Hot Corners as shortcuts for "Put Display to Sleep" and "Start Screen Saver". Both work as expected, but when the monitor stops, the Ethernet connection is lost and I'm forced ...
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Mac Mini 2018 Ethernet option 1 vs. 10 GB [closed]

What is advantage of 10 GB Ethernet vs. 1 GB Ethernet in the new Mac Mini? Where is it important or helpful to have the 10 Gbps option that costs $100 extra.
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How to see if MacBook Air is “talking to” USB to Ethernet adaptor (without an Ethernet device at the other end)?

I've been using an Apple USB to Ethernet adaptor plus a short Ethernet cable to connect to an Ether net device (Raspberry Pi in thins case). Normally when I connect the lights blink on the device and ...
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Remote desktop from a mac to windows machine, using direct connection eg Ethernet

I work primarily off a Mac-book. I have a windows machine on which I do some .net development. I simply need to be able to use windows remote desktop on my mac to remote desktop to the windows machine,...
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Packet losses between my iMac and my router with Ethernet

The short: I'm having packet losses between my iMac and my router ca. 10-20%, but ONLY when using ethernet connection. (...thus with WIFI and the same iMac there are no packet losses at all) The ...
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iMac-Pro(Win 10) NO Ethernet controller Driver (NO BOOTCAMP)

After successfully installing WIN10 on my iMac-Pro without BOOTCAMP, I was able to manually install the windows support(BOOTCAMP) drivers, and all of them work fine. Except the Ethernet Controller ...
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Why Gigabit Ethernet Direct Connect is not default at Macs?

Trying to connect two Macintoshs with a Ethernet cable (capable of Gigabit speed, of course) will not automatically set a gigabit connection. Instead of this, a 100MB connection is established. Does ...
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Can't AirPlay from Mac to Apple TV (ethernet)

The other questions on this subjects are 4-6 years old and have not helped to solve my problem playing my media from a Mac to an Apple TV. MBP Retina Early 2013 running OS 10.12.6 (Sierra, current) ...
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Thunderbolt ethernet adapter ist not appearing in netwoks tab

I have bought an Apple Thunderbolt Ethernet Adapter and can't seem to get it to work. It simply does not appear in the Network section of System preferences, even though the System Information dialog ...
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Mac OS X - network interface preference defined by host domain

There are two network interfaces on my Macbook: an ethernet LAN and Wi-Fi, which are both DHCP-configured (albeit separately). I only need to access a limited number of hosts through my Ethernet ...
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Fake ethernet interfaces (feth / if_fake)? Anyone ever seen this?

I've been digging into Darwin source to try to find some way to create virtual Ethernet interfaces on Mac/Darwin without adding a kernel extension like tuntaposx. In doing so I've found something ...
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Why do I have to disconnect/reconnect my ethernet adapter?

I have a DongleBook Pro and I use a powered 7-port USB Hub. Connected to the Hub is a backup drive, an audio interface, an ethernet adapter, and some other stuff. The only device that causes me ...
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Mac Pro 1,1 Ethernet not working, How do diagnose the problem

I have a Mac Pro model 1,1 which used to work with Ethernet pluged into either RJ45 socket. It now does not recognize either connection. Since this could be physical or sortware, how can I further ...
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Slow WiFi/Ethernet on 2011 Macbook Pro

Wifi is terribly slow (between 1Mbps and 15Mbps) on my 2011 Macbook Pro running High Sierra. On all other devices, iPad, iPhone, iMac, PC it is above 80Mbps. Ethernet is slow as well. Sometimes I hit ...
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Sharing internet connection from WiFi to Thunderbolt Ethernet doesn't work - no DHCP addresses are given out

I can't seem to get my MacBook Pro to share the WiFi connection over Ethernet. Here is my configuration as it appears in System Preferences: As you can see, my local Ethernet IP address is a ...
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How to use USB Ethernet adapter on MacBook Pro

I bought an Insignia USB 3.0 to Gigabit Ethernet Adapter with my early 2015 MacBook Pro. I don't have a CD drive, so I downloaded the driver from their website. Now, when I try to go to my network ...
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how to make different apps use wifi vs ethernet?

I'd like to route some apps through WiFi and other apps through ethernet. Given that OSX has a wide array of system tools and utilities as well as a rich ecosphere of apps, how can I make that happen?...
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Can I share network access from Ethernet over WiFi?

I have 3 devices: A Linux server A MacBook An iPad I currently have no router. But, the Linux server and MacBook are connected by Ethernet through a switch. The MacBook and iPad are connected by Wi-...
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Broadcast a private wireless network from Mac to iPhone via ethernet

Situation: I use my mac's ethernet for internet, because my apartment doesn't have a working router. However, I need wifi for my iPhone. Wifi is available from other apartments in the same building, ...
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Do third-party USB ethernet adaptors work in Macbook Pro Retinas?

There seems to be conflicting information on the web, so I wanted to check if there are any problems buying a third party ethernet adaptor (eg this one). This is for a current (mid 2014) 15" rMBP. I'...
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use some apps on ethernet, others on wifi? [duplicate]

Is there any way to tell an application to use a specific network interface? I'Ve got the problem that iMessage and other apps need to run on the proxy-free wifi network while other apps such as ...
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Ethernet Adapter Windows Driver - how to find for BCM5701

I am having troubles with finding driver for my Apple Thunderbolt to Gigabit Ethernet Adapter. I checked the version and I have a BCM5701 chip. These Broadcom drivers don't support my adapter. I ...
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Can I move data from old to new Time Capsule through USB?

The Apple knowledge base note on this question says to hardwire the Time Capsules and a computer together through ethernet, and transfer the data from TC1 to the computer to TC2, all through ethernet. ...
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Do any USB 3.0 to Gigabit Ethernet adapter work with OS X?

Yes, I know there is a solution available from Apple for Thunderbolt. Yes, I know there is a solution available from Apple for USB 2.0 to fast Ethernet (10/100). I am looking for an adapter to plug ...
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Share iPhone 4G connection over an ethernet adapter?

For my work, I am sometimes in the field using my iPhone 8's 4G connection for Internet. I tether my laptop to it over WiFi using Personal Hotspot; this works fine. Some of the equipment I work on ...
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How can I troubleshoot or reset a Thunderbolt Ethernet adapter?

It appears my Thunderbolt Ethernet connector has stopped connecting to my router for good today. Over the last few days I had already seen my ethernet connection "crash" multiple times. My machine ...
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Can I share my iMac's internet connection via ethernet

My iMac connects to the internet (and my local network) via WiFi. Is it possible for me to connect another device via ethernet cable to my iMac to access the internet from that device?
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How can I share my Macbook's Network to iPhone, surpassing the 802.1X protection?

My school provides ethernet, which my Macbook can easily connect to. I want to share it with my iPhone, but it indicates that 802.1X protection has forbidden me to do so. Is there a way to surpass the ...
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Lenovo USB 3.0 Ethernet adapter (MacBook PRO)

I have a Deltaco USB 3.0 hub which I've connected a Thinkpad USB 3.0 Ethernet Adapter. When I boot, or wake, my MacBook Pro (late 2013) won't detect the network interface to be connected at all. I ...
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How do I choose a default 802.1x profile for ethernet? (eduroam)

The problem: I'm connected to eduroam on an iMac, but only via ethernet. After restart/sleep/lock it automatically switches my 802.1x profile to the Wifi instead of the Wired. I have to manually ...
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Ethernet indicator in OSX menu bar

I am using OSX 10.7 When I move between different ethernet networks (e.g., at work using ethernet on an external display, at home using thunderbolt ethernet), the ethernet does not always connect. ...
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How can I get the list of all active network interfaces programmatically?

My objective is to determine the IP address for Ethernet on a device. But assuming that there are connections like WiFi and USB Ethernet, is there a particular way just to get the Ethernet IP ? On a ...
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Lost Wi-Fi after running USB to Ethernet driver

I recently bought a USB to Ethernet dongle, and I ran the package script and restarted the computer, only to find that I had the infamous ‘Wi-Fi: no hardware installed’ issue. I've tried: Reset NVRAM ...
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Apple USB ethernet adapter is not detected

I have a Macbook Air running 10.7.4 and I'm trying to connect to ethernet using the official Apple USB to ethernet adapter. However, the mac never detects the new network interface. It never displays ...
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AppleTV ethernet over HDMI?

I have an AppleTV 4K connected to a Sony screen over HDMI. The AppleTV is connected to the Internet via WiFi, the Sony is deliberately not connected - just power and HDMI. Recently I have learned that ...
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Should I use a Thunderbolt adapter or a USB 3.0 adapter for ethernet?

I've just been Googling about this, but I can't find definitive information (some sites claim things that I'm unsure of). Which is faster for connecting an ethernet cable to a MacBook Pro - a ...
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How to do Link Aggregate / Load Balance with Ethernet and Wi-Fi [duplicate]

Windows can run Connectify Dispatch (no longer available to download BTW), and both MacOS and Windows can run Speedify which proves that Link Aggregate with Ethernet and Wi-Fi is possible on macOS......
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Macbook Air usb to ethernet problem

When I first bought, it totally worked. but now, it works after many plug and re-unplugs. What should I do? and it keeps not detecting the usb to ethernet cable.
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Apple Airport - Access DHCP from ethernet connection?

Is it possible to have a device connected to an Airport Express via the ethernet cable to access the DHCP / sit within the NAT functionality for Internet use? I have an existing network where a ...
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Ethernet LAN speed too slow on one machine

I have a LAN that has 4 Macs and a router / switch to connect them all. My Ethernet LAN speed on my iMac is pathetically slow. I additionally have a MacMini, MacBook and G4 in my LAN, they all go way ...
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Ethernet adapter with bootcamp windows 10 doesn't show in Network Connections

I need ethernet on my macbook running windows 10, however, no adapter seems to work. I've tried thunderbolt, Zap and an Asus adapter. The driver is installed and updated on my current adapter, and it'...
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Microsoft Remote Desktop via Ethernet Cable

I use a MacBook Pro regularly, but I also have a Windows 10 box that's sitting right next to me. I use Microsoft Remote Desktop (MRD) from the Mac to occasionally remote into the PC over WiFi for the ...
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Mac server keeps “disappearing” and “reappearing” on local network

I'm hoping someone can help me figure out a really perplexing issue we've seen with a Mac server on our local ethernet network. What we're seeing lately is that the server (which we use for Time ...
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Macbook Pro 2008 Gigabit Ethernet has become 100Mbps with Mavericks

I just noticed that the Ethernet port on my old Macbook Pro 5,1 (Late 2008, the first Unibody model) that is supposed to be Gigabit is limited to 100Mbps after I installed Mavericks. Does anyone know ...
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Ethernet connection turns off when my Mac idles

I often leave my Mac for some time to do assorted tasks. When I return and log into the screensaver, I can't visit my homepage, Google, because the Ethernet connection has disconnected, requiring a ...
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Find IP address of ethernet printer when Location is “Home”

I want to find the IP address of my home ethernet printer. When I follow instructions like here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rGK3DUbFz2c in both cases, it says that the Location is Home. How do I ...
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2nd Ethernet on MacPro Hangs under extreme traffic

2013 Mac Pro. Using both built-in ethernet ports for 2 separate networks, one a Storage LAN and one an Internet connection. On heavy disk I/O (Disk First Aid, array to array copies, etc) the Storage ...
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Using Macbook pro 2017 13 inch with High Sierra 10.13.3 with Motorola SURFBoard SBG6580's ethernet port causes bugs on touchbar

I have a really peculiar problem. I noticed that while i was using my new macbook my touchbar would malfunction. for example if i attempt to use the slider to set the brightness, after about 0.5-1 ...