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Tux Machines (TM)-specific
Hubs, switches, and routers are all devices that let you connect from one computers to other computers, networked devices, or to other networks.
Each has two or more connectors called ports into which you plug in the cables to make the connection.
A hub is a small, simple, inexpensive device that joins multiple computers together. Its job is very simple: anything that comes in one port is sent out to the others. That’s it. This is quick and easy ways to connect computers in small networks.
Hubs operate using a broadcast model.