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cannot find file /dev/vmnet0

I am working on ubuntu lts 12.04 server on VMware Workstation environment. I need to add permissions to the file vmnet0 corresponding to the virtual interface. But I can't find it in the /dev ...
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configure a network interface into promiscuous mode

I am working on ubuntu 12.04 lts server on vmware workstation. I need to configure my network interface to work in promiscuous mode. This is my configuration auto eth1 iface eth1 inet manual up ip ...
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Configure network interface for direct connection

I need to connect two Ubuntu machines directly via ethernet (i.e., no switch or router between them). One of them is running Ubuntu Desktop, so I am happy to use the network manager for that. The ...
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Cannot find eth1 interface [closed]

I installed ubuntu precise on my IBM x3100 server and cannot find eth1 on my interfaces file. Any clue what should I do? Thank you
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Changed a look of windows

The look of my windows changed. I didn't do anything. The close, minimise and maximise buttons are on the right side of the windows. How can I change look to normal again? I tried this, and it didn't ...
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Install unity 7.1.2 in ubuntu 12.04, is possible?

I have upgraded Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10. I like very more the default unity interface. The command unity --version return unity 7.1.2. The problem in Ubuntu 13.10 is than I give errors on installation ...
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how to custumize ubuntu 12.04 after installing NVIDA driver?

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 and install MyUnity tool. I was able to customize the interface but after I installed the NVIDIA Driver a lot of changes to the interface happens. Some changes are good when ...
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How to remove Gimp logos from gimp interface?

I've just downloaded gimp. Inside the interface I find two gimp logos - same as in gimp application icon - one in the interface and second one in the toolbox. Its kind of annoying and I want to remove ...
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why do elements from toolbar appear unactive?

Recently I updated Ubuntu 13.10 (small updates... but many), after it finished i found this problem in many programas (Filezilla, SublimeText, Inkscape, Gimp) For instance, if I go on the toolbar to ...
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ifconfig command only displays 'lo" interface but not others on Ubuntu 12.10

When I type ifconfig -a on my computer, all I see is the lo device, not eth0. Also, when I type ifconfig interface, I get the following: interface: error fetching interface information: Device ...
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Interface for my router in Ubuntu

I would like to know if there is a way in which I can create an interface in my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Desktop for my router. My Goal: I want to tcpdump the ip address of the router which is 192.168.1.1. ...
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Hidden Interface configuration?

During installation of Ubuntu server 13.04, I configured the primary ethernet interface. This interface is visible in the /etc/network/interfaces file. The system has two additional interfaces which ...
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Handling Ubuntu MAAS RestFul API login

What would be the best practice for obtaining Ubuntu MAAS API login? I have some troubles with making the MAAS Restful API automatically obtaining successful login and perform a call. In summary, ...
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How to make changes in the Ubuntu interface? [duplicate]

Suppose I want to make a change I want to change the interfaces ( battery status bar time display and username) to the left side So how can we edit them. How are they programmed? What programming ...
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Knowing the interface of ubuntu and editing them

Where are the files for the desktop or the interface that appears on the screen stored? And how can we edit them. How are they programmed? What programming language is used to built the interfaces?
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Leap motion technology

Does ubuntu support Leap Motion Technology: https://www.leapmotion.com/? I think it's the best alternative to future UI. It's accurate by 1/100mm, better thank kinect.
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How to set an Application pop-up in every boot? [duplicate]

I supposed that this is one of these very easy things but I really could not find it via google. so I decided to ask here Anyway the app is Xpad which is a very "simple" simple sticky note software ...
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12.04 Unity - Windows Consistently Jump Behind Main Menu Bar

I have run a clean install of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and installed all the latest updates, and have not made any alterations to the interface. However I am presented with a persistent problem: When using ...
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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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Network bridging and routing

i have a isp. and i have ubuntu server 12.4 with three nic. here eth0 ip is 10.10.10.15 with the gateway 10.10.10.1, eth1 ip is 10.0.0.20 with the gateway 10.0.0.1 and last eth2 my local lan ip ...
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Ubuntu does not work

I have windows7, I download Ubuntu and then installed it from windows. The installation completed successfully within approximately 2 hours. I restarted my PC and selected Ubuntu rather than windows7, ...
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Set wifi txpower from /etc/network/interfaces

I am trying to configure my wifi to reliably connect at start-up on a headless device. I currently have done this with a simple entry in /etc/network/interfaces, along the lines of auto wlan0 iface ...
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Virtualbox bridged adapter - only one network interface listed in /etc/network/interfaces

I've been trying to configure another version of linux in virtualbox, and I want to connect it to my network using the bridged adapter option by bridging it to my wifi. Its been taking me a while to ...
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which file is explorer.exe equivalent in ubuntu .?

On disabling explorer.exe file in windows, we disable the click events as well as the desktop icons and all other interface facilities are disabled. Is there any file in ubuntu which disables these ...
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wifi scanning results say No scan results

I'm trying to use wifi access in Ubuntu 12.04 and for some reason, I do not want to use network-manager. So, I removed it. What I'm trying to do is to see what kind of APs around me, so I issued the ...
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Guitar rig and m-audio FT 2 recording and play guitar

Is it possible to use the m-audio fast track 2 without delay? Will it work?Thanks.
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GNU/Linux interactive table content GUI editor?

I often find myself in the need to gather data (say from the internet), into a table, for comparison reasons. I usually need the final table output in HTML or MediaWiki mostly, but often times also ...
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Configure Akai MPK 61 on LMMS

Does anybody know how to configure an Akai Mpk (Keyboard Controller) with Lmms ? At the begining i thought, it will be automatic, because it is USB MIDI-class compliant, what means: 'no nedd of 3rd ...
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SLIP interface doesn't send datagrams to upper layers

I'm testing an IPv6 stack implementation for embedded systems. My embedded plaform is connected to an Ubuntu 13.04 machine through RS232 over USB. To test the stack, I'm trying to ping the platform ...
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Increase size of toolbar and url bar in firefox?

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 and upgraded my Firefox. However I would like to increase the size of the "toolbar" & "urlbar" like on Windows. (The new firefox has big and nice interface to use). ...
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why is network interface loaded as “rename3”?

My ubuntu 13.04 machine (ASUS M2n32SLI deluxe mobo) is loading one of two interfaces on the motherboard as "rename3". The other interface is eth0. No cable connected on eth0. Why is this so ? How do ...
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Is there a way to get OSX style file previews in the file browser?

In the default file browser of osx, pressing space will preview the file in question. Is there already something similar that I haven't found, or is there a way to add the functionality to Ubuntu?
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What determines ethernet port name?

I have two computers which are supposed to be identical hardware. However on one machine, the ethernet port shows up as "eth1" whereas on the other it appears as "eth2". I am trying to manage an ...
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The“ Interface” on Qjackctl is grayed out, how do I fix this?

I was working with Qjackctl and for some reason the Interface button in the settings area is grayed out. It looks like this: Does anyone know how to fix this problem? I would like to check to make ...
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Help configure multiple network interfaces

I'm running Ubuntu inside a VM on my work laptop. I have to run my VPN software on my VM Host system and need access to my VPN network from within my Ubuntu VM. I can set my VM's network interface to ...
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Setting up /etc/network/interfaces for sandboxed network with 12.04 LTS

I am trying to set up Ubuntu 12.04 as a router so I can isolate an IP subnet. For the isolated subnet, connections are only allowed via port forwarding. Other than that, neither inbound nor outbound ...
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Server in LAN with two network cards, can't telnet / ping to the second even if it works

I have an issue with an Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (updated) server. For reasons too long to detail, it has got one eth0 interface assigned to 192.168.1.9 and one wlan0 interface assigned to 192.168.1.10. Both ...
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Network Problem : Cannot connect to a ping-able website with Firefox

For some reason I need to configure my computer using static IP settings to let other computers to find it. Here's my settings in /etc/network/interfaces: # This file describes the network interfaces ...
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change wireless interface name based on USB point

I have a wireless USB dongle connected to my computer, but which my system always labels as wlan1. What I would really like to do is rename the interface based on which slot ttyUSB0 or ttyUSB1 it is ...
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Ubuntu (server): No network interface

I got a VPS from weloveservers.net yesterday, and it cannot ping any IP address, and I cannot use the apt-get and wget commands. After trying to figure out the problem for a while, I found that the ...
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Bind a port to a network interface

Is it possible to bind an arbitrary port, say 1337, to a specific NIC? I have 2 NICs, one configured for IPv4, the other for IPv6. I want to ensure that whenever port 1337 is used, it goes through ...
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How to control the up order of network interfaces?

I have /etc/network/interfaces as follow. Every time the system boots up, the route is wrong so the gateway is not reachable. I'd have to ifdown br0 && ifup br0 to fix the route table and make ...
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Mark first file in filemanager starting on letter “x” (mimicking windows) [duplicate]

In windows, when I am looking for a file in the current directory which name I (at-least partly) know. I simply start by pressing the first letter in the name, to jump to the first item starting with ...
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Trying to configure eth0 and eth1 but Failed to bring up eth1

Trying to do below on Ubuntu 12.04. Trying to configure eth0 and eth1, eth0 works fine, but failed to bring eth1. Below is the settings /etc/network/interfaces: auto eth0 eth1 iface eth0 inet ...
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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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Big issue in Ubuntu 13.04

I just installed Ubuntu 13.04. First I tried to just run the DEMO, but it was really slow, so I decided to just install it immediately. I cleared all previous files, deleting Windows, and got Ubuntu ...
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Internet connection sharing without Network Manager

I followed these instructions for setting up a shared internet connection with iptables. Specifically, I: Added a network interface for my second NIC in /etc/network/interfaces like so: auto eth1 ...
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How to upgrade Shutdown dialog just like Ubuntu 13.04 in Ubuntu 12.04?

Is there any way to change the Shutdown / Restart dialog to the more pleasant version running in Ubuntu 13.04's? I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and do not want to upgrade to 13.04. This is for ...
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Ubuntu menu and applications bar gone, and some programs too

I was following this guide (https://help.ubuntu.com/community/OpenCV) in order to install openCV. sudo su sudo apt-get install build-essential sudo apt-get install libavformat-dev sudo apt-get ...
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Cinnamon settings are not default after installing Cinnamon in Ubuntu 12.10

I tried out Cinnamon UI in Ubuntu 12.10 today and found that Cinnamon settings were not default (like when right-clicking desktop > change background, it shows the Ubuntu settings window not Cinnamon ...