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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

Lately some really bad things have been happening with my computer, having to do with lack of icons and all kinds of bad things going with my graphical interface. All the bad things in the appeal are ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...