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Is there a way to display window title in the Ubuntu sidebar, like in Windows before 7?

My current main OS is Windows 7. I changed the taskbar to run vertically, mimicking Ubuntu's efficient use of the 16:9 widescreen ratio of modern monitors. I also display window titles together with ...
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My ethernet interface name has changed from eth0 to eth1

I was doing some work in GNS3 in which I had to run a Virtual machine(tiny version of OS) and needed to connect that machine to a virtual router that was running also on GNS3. For this I needed to set ...
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Geany doesn't support x-selection paste inside same file?

On the Ubuntu environment, I find it very handy that I can select some text somewhere, and then middle-click somewhere else and the text will be pasted. Geany supports pasting text this way, as long ...
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Even after removing vlan entry in /etc/network interfaces file, ifconfig is showing the intreface

I had set up a vlan in interfaces file. Later on, even after removing the entries and restarting network, the ifconfig command is displaying that interface. Even ifdown isnt taking it down. Ifdown ...
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Gnome flashback interface styling related on Ubuntu 14.04

Is it possible to get the window for shutdown/restart from Unity, with the blurred background and all, on Gnome flashback? On flashback, I currently get the old basic window.
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Reset static routes?

I'm messing around a Mikrotik router to make multicast IPTV configuration. Trying some manuals I've been messing with routes command at some point, thinking that it would just not be permanent, as ...
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Dynamic IP with static DNS

Getting a dhcp'd IP ok, but DNS is not resolving. 2 part question: using nmcli how can I see what DNS server's I am using? where do I go to configure a STATIC DNS server for a wireless interface ...
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How to tell which USB port to monitor

I'm trying to capture some packets for a USB device which works in a MS Virtual Machine, so that I can try to write some Linux support. I am using libpcap and wireshark to capture the USB packets. ...
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What cool features/applications are there to change the way ubuntu GUI interface looks and feels? [duplicate]

I'm new to ubuntu, and was just curious of things that I can do with this OS (ex: changing folder icons, button icons, etc.). I know this isn't really a technical question, more of a fun one. What ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS server: configure virtual network devices [fail]

Since a few hours I have a problem with the networkdevice at my server. When I (re)boot the server I get the following fail-message: configure virtual network devices [fail] A few moments later it ...
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ifconfig sets wrong broadcast until ran again

This issue is very confusing for me. ifconfig sets a different broadcast address than specified, until I run the same command again. I'm trying to change the eth0 interface: inet addr:172.23.5.1 ...
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Where can i find complete documentation of managing network with only command line? [duplicate]

Where can i find complete documentation of managing network with only command line? Is there any kind of risk ? Note: Last time when i try command line, the graphical network manager create problem, ...
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ifdown in cron bash script fails to run

I have a script that is run when a server (Ubuntu 14.04) boots up using @reboot in crontab (Under the root user) @reboot /bin/bash /root/init.sh >> /var/logs/vminit.log The script runs a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...