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Try DHCP first, if it fails assign static address and use the machine as a DHCP server itself

As the title says, I have a tiny screenless Ubuntu server that I move around, that has two different behaviors and needs to adapt automatically, that is, without any human intervention, at bootstrap: ...
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Interface delay with NVIDIA driver

I am experiencing a strange bug with a new installation of Ubuntu 14.10. It looks like I/O events are processed with a delay. That is, every event from either the mouse or the keyboard (both USB) ...
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How to center windows title text (ubuntu 14.04 )

I'm trying to change the title text of the windows in unity to the center I saw this tutorial: ...
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Modify Skype's Contacts Contextual Menu

I did not come to the forum before googling my question, and I did my best to insure that my issue was not addressed here before I do it. Here is my question : Is it possible to change the order of ...
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Script to Switch/Failover to Network Interface

How can I switch/failover to network interface? For example, if I have eth0 and wlan0, and I want to switch to wlan0, overriding the default one choosen by the OS? I want to keep interface alive ...
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Network manager failing to load etc/network/interface all messed up

I am having major hassles with my system, can't connect to Internet or share files, on boot I am getting the following fails: Configure network interface = fail Configure network device ...
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VirtualBox Lubuntu 12.04 and Debian Wheezy guests - differences in /etc/network/interfaces

I have 2 guests - one Lubuntu 12.04 LTS and one Debian Wheezy - running on a Debian Wheezy host. I recently started expanding my knowledge on the topic of distributed systems, databases etc. and I ...
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Issue with BWBAR on a certain interface

I downloaded BWBAR on my vps using sudo apt-get install bwbar . I've set it up to appear in my www folder and the png and txt files does appear there and get updated. (I can see the time stamps) ...
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wlan1 interface disappeared from ifconfig

I was trying to make a virtual interface on my wlan1 card (like set hostednetwork from windows) by editing /etc/network/interfaces: auto wlan1:0 iface wlan1:0 inet static address 192.168.4.1 netmask ...
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Can no longer access Ubuntu Server 14.10 remotely after upgrade/reboot

I rebooted my Ubuntu server this morning (as updates needed a reboot) and now I can't reach it. Here's what I determined: It was running fine before the reboot! I can't ping the server from another ...
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Lubuntu 14.04.2 change network configuration using terminal

I am sorry to ask about this again, but i cannot figure out, even after reading a lot of articles, how to change my network configuration from command line, without having to restart the machine. I ...
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calling dhcpclient on ethernet interface that is not connected to anything?

I was trying to set up a standard Ethernet nic to do dhcp under 14.04.1 server. However, before I put it into the permanent place in the network and plug it in, I needed to configure various things ...
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Reduce number of displayed lines of command line program

I want to get rid of 3 upper lines when running nethogs
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how to interface xenserver and ubuntu14.04

i install xenserver hypervisor in 1st laptop and in 2nd laptop i installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS with openstack using devstack installation. Now i want to interface this 2 laptops. how to interface between ...
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Is there any way to force an inteface to ignore carrier detection to stay up?

br0 has eth13 and eth0 ensalved to it eth0 is up eht13 is down /opt# ip link show br0 25: br0: <BROADCAST,MULTICAST,UP,LOWER_UP> mtu 1500 qdisc noqueue state UP mode DEFAULT group default ...
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How to remove the internet interfaces?

In my internet list there are several wifi id's which is always displaying even I delete them through the GUI. How am I supposed to get to the interface files and edit the interfaces of ethernet and ...
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KVM - Create a virtual machine with 2 bridges interfaces

Can someone please let me know to create a VM using KVM with 2 bridged interfaces. I have a server that has Eth0 and Eth1 configured and connects to 2 separate networks, I'd like to create a VM within ...
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VLC Web Interface Unresponsive

I have an Ubuntu server 14.04 for my website with VLC installed and all of the forwarding taken care of for remote access. The problem is when I get to the VLC Web Interface, nothing seems to work - ...
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interface device name em1 to eth0 linux 14.04 lts

I Have installed Linux 14.04 lts. I am getting interface device name as em1 and eth0.I want to rename it as eth0 and eth1.
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Boot randomly leaves eth1 unable to send but can receive

On my Ubuntu 14.04 server with dual NICS the NIC connected to the router, eth1, will, just after boot randomly be in a state in which it can listen but not send. I use Wireshark to monitor the ...
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full disk encryption interface on boot

Is there a way to customize the full disk encryption interface on boot? I want a different background or a blank screen showing instead of this:
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Ethernet Lights Not On When Cable Connected And Not Working

I have two OS and second OS connects to internet easily, so it's not a hardware problem. The output of lspci is: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family DRAM ...
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Issue with MAAS and second cluster interface

I have started to use MAAS, which I find great in concept, but with an issue that slows down my current deployment. Everything works fine (both 1.5 and 1.7) except with the second cluster interface. ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Unity interface becomes invisible when trying to modify color or highlighting of a text in LibreOffice

I'm experiencing a weird problem, and I'm not sure whether it is about Libreoffice or Unity shell itself or both. While working in Writer (version 4.2.8.2, but I experienced the same in 3.5), I try ...
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Why does booting fail when /etc/network/interfaces file is misconfigured

I often edit /etc/network/interfaces file to setup ad-hoc connection among PCs. If I happen to reboot the system, the system waits for a long time saying 'Waiting for Network Configuration...'. ...
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Switching between giu and cli on 14.04 server

I have a 14.04 test server I am running in vmware. I installed a gui (sudo aptitude install --without-recommends ubuntu-desktop) that a starts by typing startx. Now I am wondering how to switch back ...
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Troubleshooting network connectivity

This PC is connected via RJ-45 to home based router that in-turn conected via RJ-11 to public phone service shared with ISP. With wrong trace-route and Inaccurate connection data listed in ...
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How (or is it possible) to run code inside of /etc/network/interfaces?

The task: generate random mac when an interfaces comes up. #this does work to generate a random mac echo '00 60 2f'$(od -An -N3 -t xC /dev/urandom) | sed -e 's/ /:/g' the inside of ...
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Creating interactive prototypes in Ubuntu

I will be working on Ubuntu as a UX designer and was wondering if any other UXer in the same situation can recommend software to produce fairly advanced interactive prototypes. I'm thinking something ...
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Adding virtual interfaces in /etc/network/interfaces is not permanent

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 in a VM from a Windows host. I have added virtual interfaces to /etc/network/interfaces, like in auto eth0:18 iface eth0:18 inet static address 192.168.46.3 netmask ...
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Advanced CLI interface [closed]

I am not "new" to Linux but I am not an advanced user. I use Terminal when I can but forget a lot of the commands for advanced usage. I have newish machines but would like to run Linux in more of a ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 Can't Create New Files from Context Menus

I just installed Ubuntu 14.10 and I can't find the New File option anywhere. The New Folder is there, but I can't create new files except if I run the touch command in the command line. Is there any ...
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Why does OpenVPN Access Server have two Virtual Interfaces?

I am trying to configure OpenVPN Access Server to allow connected users to access resources on the host machine and I am a bit lost with the use of two Virtual Interfaces. Why does OpenVPN Access ...
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Installed Ubuntu 14.10, and nothing works

I've installed it on my old Acer Aspire 6530 from an USB. But I have not interface, or what to say. There is no menu to the left, there is no top bar with information (Wifi, battery and such) and ...
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Setting up a preferred network interface in linux

I need to set up the network interfaces of a linux box running Ubuntu Server. The box will be deployed in an industrial vehicle and will operate headless (i.e. no monitor, no keyboard/mouse). The ...
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How to change the color interface of Ubuntu?

I want to get an interface like the one on the big screen on Ubuntu, how can I do that? I searched around and learned how to change the background and the foreground color, but this one is just ...
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get pdiffer working in ubuntu

I am trying to use pdiffer in ubuntu. It is a python interface to the PerceptualDiff tool. https://pypi.python.org/pypi/pdiffer I installed pdiffer using pip (after installing pip) I installed cmake ...
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Can each user use a different gui on the same machine?

Is it possible for every user using ubuntu 14.04 (or later) to have a different gui interface? I would like to set up ubuntu to replace windows and for my wife would like to install the W7 interface ...
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slow boot time on two static IPs

I was wondering why I have such a slow boot time when I have two static IPs set in the /etc/networ/interfaces file? auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 10.8.10.8 ...
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Unsatisfied while opening home folder for the first two time

Question may be little logistic Open home folder for the first time clicking files in the taskbar. Go to some drive you have partitioned and open a file from there.Make sure you are not in the ...
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Interface Problem. Plz help

so...yeah...I've been planning to try Linux for quite a while now and suddenly thought of getting Ubuntu alongside my windows 8.1. everything went smoothly (that's not true, took a week) after ...
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How to install GNOME on ordinary Ubuntu 14.04 with unity

I want to install GNOME 3.12 in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with Unity. I have googled but I get only results related to Ubuntu GNOME 14.04. I want to install GNOME 3.12.
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Network interface

I am having a problem with my network interface in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. When I boot up, I always get a "booting up without full network configuratio" and I will not be able to connect. I have changed ...
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two-finger touchpad tap issue for right click emulation

I have configured Ubuntu to process a right mouse click when two fingers are simultaneously tapped on the touchpad. However, when I tap two fingers simultaneously on the touchpad, one of three ...
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Logitech Media Server web interface won't open on Ubuntu 14.04

I always worked on Microsoft Windows (latest one was Windows 7), but changed to Linux one year ago. I used to run Logitech Media Server on Windows and also on Lubuntu without any problem. Smoothly ...
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What is the cni0 interface seen on ifconfig

What does the cni0 interface denote? cni0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:50:F1:80:00:00 UP BROADCAST RUNNING PROMISC MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1 RX packets:3 errors:0 dropped:0 ...
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Changing Order of Interfaces

Hoping someone can help me, what I'm wanting to do is change the order of my interfaces on Ubuntu 12.04LTS. We're running our Ubuntu server on a VMWare box with three virtual interfaces. I've read ...
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KVM DNS Access guest by using it's hostname (ubuntu 14.04)

I have a guest machine running ubuntu 14.04 on an ubuntu 14.04 host running KVM/QEMU. Everything works fine except for one thing. Given my guest's hostname is virtual-machine-1 I would like to be able ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Network Manager overwrites static network interface

I spent far too long figuring this out, and wanted to share. Simple task: Add a static IP address to the 2nd of 4 NICs on my server. To start, I followed the instructions here under Static IP ...
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Audio interface: how to use it as a sound card

I just bought Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 since I heard good things about it, especially of its good Linux compatibility. I connected it with my computer via the USB cable and sent its line output to my ...