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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 its 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 ...
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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 ...
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How to set MTU for autoconfigured interfaces

I have a computer that may have multiple network devices, which are only in some cases available. Currently all network devices are configured completely automatically. Now I need to set the MTU for ...
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RStudio UI with Ubuntu 14.04 system fonts under root

I am using rstudio on Ubuntu 14.04. Without launch the rstudio via root "sudo rstudio", rstudio is not able to install the package in the native R library folder, and also cannot open project even ...
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Second virtual interface fails

I'm trying to simulate multiple hosts in my laptop for testing wifi connections with Access Point. Trying to create virtual interfaces using iw command. The file /etc/network/interfaces looks like ...
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Terminal: sudo: apt-get: command not found

This is my first post here, so let me be welcomed with a serious issue to be answered. Lately some really bad things have been happening with my computer, having to do with lack of icons and all kinds ...
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Any interface for building a server in Linux Xubuntu. (not desktop) [closed]

Is there any interface or program that I could install on my Linux Xubuntu that would help me set up a server using the terminal as little as possible?
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Can't use two network interfaces at the same time

I have a problem. First of all, I wan to set up a server on Ubuntu 14.04. I have 2 interfaces: eth0 for dhcp server and eth1 for internet connection. But if I connect to two networks at the same time, ...
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How to know what is the model of my wireless card? [duplicate]

I am looking for command line which tells me what is the model of my wireless card? For example if that is Atheors. The result should be atheros.
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How to recover ASIX AX88179 from backports installation

I recently installed https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/projects/backports/stable/v3.13.2/backports-3.13.2-1.tar.gz with make defconfig-wifi && make && sudo make install ...
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Two subnets on one interface

So Im trying to configure a zoneminder video server that connects to ip cameras on the lan but I would like the cameras to be on a different subnet as our office and Im not sure how to accomplish that ...
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Where is Virtualbox adapter

Before when I had Windows 7 and installed VMware. When I want to make a LAN connection between my host (my Windows 7 ) and guest (Any OS suppose Windows XP). I set connection to NAT. After that I can ...
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Assigning additional labeled aliases to a single physical network interface for IPv6 addresses

Currently I am stuck trying to label the interfaces for additional IP addresses I am adding to an interface. Let's say the interface is eth0 ($IFACE), then for $ADDRFAM="inet" I can add an IPv4 ...
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Is there a way to see the commands that would be executed based on /etc/network/interfaces stanzas?

The stanzas in /etc/network/interfaces translate to certain commands to bring up or down an interface and configure it. Is there a way to see which commands it translates to (similar to set -x in a ...
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Wifi Connectivity, eth0 and wlan0 interface?

I do not have any problem in Internet connectivity, both in terminal and in browser. Few days earlier, I used to get a dynamic ipv4 address to eth0 from my ISP and the interface used to be up and ...
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is there a lower-graphics setting?

Beginning Ubuntu user here. I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 32-bit on an old Dell computer to replace Windows XP. I like the interface, but I notice that it responds very slowly. I suspect this is ...
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Can I modify the Cinelerra interface?

I don't like the Cinelerra interface. I tried to modify it but I didn't find a solution. It is possible to put all the windows in Cinelerra on one window like in GIMP?
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make mistake in setting IP

I have a device that has Linux Ubuntu OS. I use SSH for connecting to it. my Linux version is like below when typed cat /proc/version command: Linux version 3.2.40-g996c4d7-dirty ...
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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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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 ...