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time of bringing up or down an interface

How can I write the time, in the following format [dd-mm-yy/hh:mm:ss] in a file when a interface was brought up or down? I want to store data like this, [12-12-12/10:21:00] interface UP ...
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In Ubuntu 12.04 after update will not load graphic interface loads command line

I have run normal updates through update manager and now find that system when booting loads command line instead of graphic interface. I can make it do graphic interface by loading a previous version ...
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Why are these command prompts necessary? Or can I do most of these things from the GUI? [closed]

I tried Ubuntu in the past, and found it great, until I found out I needed arcane commands such as: wget https://launchpad.net/~upubuntu-com/+archive/gtk3/+files/win2-7_0.1_all.deb sudo dpkg -i ...
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1answer
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How to make Ubuntu Server fit into a VMware window?

I installed Ubuntu Server edition in VMware 7.0.1. I am using latest version of Ubuntu. Ubuntu is not filling into complete VMware window. How can I fix this?
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Not getting visual interface, just 'tty shell', after system update [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu Unity 12.10 on my Sony Vaio and it was working well, until somewhere after installing the updates and installing Unsettings, Cairo dock and Ubuntu-Tweek-Tool, a window displays ...
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Ubuntu is booting into terminal instead of GUI Interface [duplicate]

I recently upgraded my computer to Ubuntu 12.04 from 10.04 and it started messing up, as in, freezing up on certain programs and then randomly logging out and going to the log-in screen. I've done ...
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Full-screen, transparent, toggle-able terminal for Ubuntu? (Like Quake/Visor)

I want to toggle a full-screen transparent terminal on some hotkey, so that when you close it, it just minimizes in the panel/tray but remains loaded in memory. For example, Visor on Mac OS X: