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How do I find what kernel module is behind a network interface?

How do I find out what kernel module is used for any given network interface?
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What Interface Toolkit is being recommended for Ubuntu on Nexus7/Mobile Devices?

I understand this is a may be a very premature question given that the current build is for testing Ubuntu Core, but I have just bought a Nexus7 to join in with this Ubuntu on mobile adventure and ...
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How do I get rid of the “The Software on this Computer is up to date” message after updates?

I'm a bit annoyed by the Update Manager. Since I upgraded from 12.04 I get this message, after installing updates: I Find it utterly useless. It just another thing that pops in my face. If an ...
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Ubuntu sees 2.0 ports as 1.1?

I have an ASUS M5A78L-M LX V2 motherboard, the usb ports of which are all USB 2.0. I realised that my wireless USB card was working and connecting much faster connected to the front panel USB ports. ...
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Code Editor Similar to Coda

Hi I am looking for a code editor similar in interface and features to coda. Mainly I do not want a program that looks like it has not been updated since 1900's. I am trying out Sublime but am hopping ...
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nautilus 3.4 wit nautilus 3.6 interface

I am not a fan of the 3.6 release, but I like how it looks. Is there a way to get the nautilus 3.6 interface? on my nautilus 3.4?
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How is the loopback device implemented?

The loopback networking interface is a virtual network device implemented entirely in software. But how is this implementation actually accomplished and how do you manipulate it? As far as ...
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How to add some margin for icon space in Unity bar menu?

How do you add a little margin for icon space next to menu items in Unity bar menu? I'm trying to make menu items appear more consistently aligned when there are both menu items with/without icon in ...
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How to configue a DNS server statically?

I am setting up an Ubuntu (12.04) Server with a single statically-configured network interface. Every time I reboot /etc/resolv.conf seems to get reset to empty. Where can I put my DNS server address? ...
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Force real network usage - disable loopback interface for applications

I am trying to test some network properties with a (partially self written) tool chain. As I would like to use one device with two WLAN adapters / interfaces, I have to prevent communication over the ...
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I want to disable the key trigger that makes ALT invoke the search prompt [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I modify or disable the HUD's use of the Alt key? I use the ALT key a lot in combination with other commands, and I find myself accidently invoking the "Type ...
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How to use Ubuntu entirely in Swedish?

Just installed 12.04 and when installing I choose my native language (Swedish), but not everything is written in Swedish. For example: "create new folder", "home folder", "system settings" and so on. ...
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Is WIndows 7 style access to grouped windows possible in Ubuntu 12.04 unity 2d?

Selecting grouped windows with a mouse is highly inconvenient. Let's say I have two firefox windows open and I want to select one of the two with a mouse. I have to click on the firefox launcher then ...
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Wireless configuration using /etc/network/interfaces documentation

I followed the tutorial here and was able to properly configure my network: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=202834&page=181 I know of the documentation in ...
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Which framework/toolkit for modern unity applications?

I want to code some applications for ubuntu (no other platforms), but which gui-toolkit would be the "official" one... in the past (gnome) gtk+ was my choice, but afaik unity uses Nux. I don't want to ...
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Server bandwidth monitoring program having Web interface

I am looking around for a simple program that will log how much bandwidth has been used by my server. This should preferably be presented in a web interface. Information /summary/functionality I'm ...
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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:
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How can I enable one-finger scrolling in Unity?

I would like to activate to scroll with one finger inside the Unity environment(nautilus, Dash, Firefox). Because Unity claims to be touch screen friendly but scrolling with two fingers is annoying ...
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Designing Theme and interface [duplicate]

I would like to know how can I create a theme for Ubuntu. I want to base my work on Gnome shell. But the main point is buttons and elements are optimized for both mouse input and touch screen. I think ...
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Disable 'type your command` prompt on pressing alt [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I modify or disable the HUD's use of the Alt key? I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 and noticed the little prompt that appears on top of every window when you ...
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Java application font size

I have downloaded a Java program with a GUI. I do not have its source. I am wondering if there is a general Java configuration to change font size in all programs (or, even better, in this one ...
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VST plugins not displaying properly

I tried to work with several Linux native VST instruments plugins but, each time, I had the same problem: the interface does not display properly. An example of what I mean: No text, as you can ...
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Help with ubuntu 11 mis-displays

So, I sea This tutorial, and I exectued this line in my terminal : sudo add-apt-repository ppa:lubuntu-desktop/ppa & sudo apt-get install lubuntu-desktop and my left-side panel changed abit, while ...
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Problems compiling Wireshark from Source (SVN) during .calling /configure

Today I've tried to compile Wireshark locally (no make install) from SVN as I've done before. When I call .configure I receive an error, that the file gtk/doxygen.cfg.in was not available: ...
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How do I start the graphic interface? [closed]

I just installed the new Ubuntu and I get stuck after I enter my username/password The screen is in black background and white letters it says: Ubuntu Precise (development branch) localhost tty1 ...
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aufs Root File System On Usb Flash

I configured aufs as a Root File System On Usb Flash Drive by this article. So the first brunch is real root FS and it is read-only. The second brunch FS is in memory and it is read-write capable. ...
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How do you make gnome-shell get out of the way in fullscreen apps?

I mostly like gnome-shell, and much prefer it to Unity at this point. (In reality, both are greatly lacking in polish.) However, when using fullscreen applications, I notice that the hot corners do ...
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Gimp interface to change to black

I am using GIMP 2.6 on Ubuntu 11.10 and wish to chage GIMP's Interface to black. How do I do that.
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Wireshark problem. Can't select default interface [duplicate]

I downloaded Wireshark from the Ubuntu 11.10 software center and when I start it and want to select default interface for capture in the list of interfaces are blank. I can't select default interface. ...
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Why resting Unity Interface? Почему сбрасывается Unity окружение?

Previously, it was when I closed my KTorrent. Folder on the desktop and changed the subject became gray, and the inscription underneath in black letters. Folder Nautilus became not rounded as usual, ...
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Bind MediaTomb to one interface

I hava a Ubuntu Server (10.04 LST) running MediaTomb. The server is also a gateway to the network, so I want MediaTomb only to listen on one interface. In the MediaTomb config file ...
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Grafic interface on LINUX 2.4.24 [closed]

I've a machine with Linux 2.4.24 installed. How is possible to get a grafic inteface on it? It is a VIA PLE133 Chipset based and it was used in the past as router/firewall. Could someone let me know ...
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How can I change my Nautilus and icon themes back to what I had before? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Appearance does not change on switching the theme For some reason, from about a few days ago, windows and icons look like Linux circa 1995. I tried resetting my theme ...
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I ran 11.04 on a Mac and I loved it. Why does it look different on a PC?

I booted a Ubuntu 11.04 live CD on a Mac and I fell in love with the interface. So I decided to install it on my PC. Imagine my dismay when the interface was just the blah standard Windows style ...
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Is it possible to use a USB guitar interface meant for ASIO on Windows with Ubuntu?

I have the peavey xport usb guitar interface. It comes with an installation CD to set it up with ASIO drivers on windows. Would it be possible to use the interface on ubuntu so that I could make use ...
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How do i fix the buttons close minimize maximize?

sometimes the bar with close minimize maximize buttons dissapears im using 11.10 I messed with compiz once and deleted it it fixed the problem, but its back now it seems the bar crashes sometimes
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Exotic graphical user interfaces for Ubuntu

What non-traditional graphical user interfaces currently run on Ubuntu? I don't mean hand-wringing over Gnome Shell and Unity, nor behind-the-scenes changes like Wayland. I mean something that the ...
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Upload more than one file using the Web interface

Where I work I cannot install the Ubuntu One client in Windows (you need adminstrator rights). But using the web interface, you have to select one file at a time, so if you want to upload 100 small ...
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Restarting the IPv6 network stack without restarting the IPv4 network stack?

In Ubuntu I use SSH to log in to my webserver. The IPv4 side of things is configured and already works, I can log in from other machines. But I'd like to configure the IPv6 side of things while I'm ...
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how can i turn network interface (localhost) on?

localhost is off on my machine. it's described in my /etc/network/interfaces: auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto eth1 iface eth1 inet dhcp but when i run route route -n" with wireless off I ...
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Using two ethernet connections (Internet enabled) simultaneously

I have searched and read over the Internet and also on askubuntu. I am using Ubuntu 11.04 and my question or the thing that I want to achieve is efficient use of both the connections and thus ...
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Some apps shown twice in dock when using Gnome Shell?

I just started using Gnome Shell and so far I love it. However, I added some of my frequently used apps as favourites to the dock, and some of them show up twice when launched. Once as if they are not ...
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Is there an install DVD with multiple interface choices?

I would like to be able to burn a single DVD containing multiple interfaces. The Ubuntu live CD image is 700MB so there should be loads of room. Maybe the languages packages could be put on it as ...
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How do I setup DHCP-Server interfaces so they are mapped/bridged to each other?

I have recently setup a DHCP-Server on an Ubuntu 10.04 server machine. The machine has two interfaces (eth0, eth1). I have the DHCP server setup correctly because computers connecting to the network ...
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Compiz crash leaves no usable interface [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unity doesn't load, no Launcher, no Dash appears I've reinstalled Ubuntu probably over 15 times now because of this and another problem(I'll talk about this ...
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Sexy and Clean Editor [closed]

Does one of you know a sexy and clean editor? Most of them look very fuzzy on me, well, i think Ubuntu in a general sense looks very fuzzy. Does anyone know why? Well, I can't really tell you how i ...
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Disabled Ethernet NIC Keeps Enabling Itself

My new Ubuntu 11.04 server is having issues with the two Ethernet ports on the motherboard. I only need one port, eth1 so I am trying to disable eth2. I executed sudo ifconfig eth2 down which only ...
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Unresponsive interface

Every once in a while the interface on the ubuntu box becomes unresponsive. The box has natty installed. The main menu on the top left and the taskbar icons on the top right cannot be clicked on. The ...
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What is a “mono wrapper”?

I am a Linux enthusiast with some very basic programming experience and I am currently trying to set up a touch surface interface using Microsoft's Kinect and Simple Kinect Touch software. I am in the ...
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What affects the text color in Google Earth?

The text color in Google Earth (installed via Google's package) has recently changed to become unreadable: It hasn't always been this way, but I don't know what I did that caused it to change. ...