If i have a ethernet cable on my desktop computer at home, can i use the same ethernet cable for a laptop?

Question by Fruitsickle: If i have a ethernet cable on my desktop computer at home, can i use the same ethernet cable for a laptop?
I am currently using a desktop computer at home connected to 3 computers. I am not using a wireless router. I want to purchase a laptop and confused about how to get internet. Does it work if i use the same ethernet cable for my desktop and plug it into my laptop? Will i have internet?

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Answer by zqert988
Yes. Standard ethernet cable and port. Common on all computers sold now.

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