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== Definition ==
 
== Definition ==
   
A '''linear topology''' is a [[network topology]] consisting of a main run of [[cable]] with a [[terminator]] at each end. All [[node]]s ([[file server]], [[workstation]]s, and [[peripheral]]s) are connected to the [[linear cable]]. [[Ethernet]] and LocalTalk [[network]]s use a linear bus topology.
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A '''linear topology''' is a [[network topology]] consisting of a main run of [[cable]] with a [[terminator]] at each end. All [[node]]s ([[file server]], [[workstation]]s, and [[peripheral]]s) are connected to the [[linear cable]]. [[Ethernet]] and LocalTalk [[network]]s use a linear bus topology.
   
 
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Latest revision as of 03:34, 19 September 2021

Definition

A linear topology is a network topology consisting of a main run of cable with a terminator at each end. All nodes (file server, workstations, and peripherals) are connected to the linear cable. Ethernet and LocalTalk networks use a linear bus topology.