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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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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 ...
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How to make Ubuntu Server fit into a VMware window?

I installed Ubuntu Server edition in VMware 7.0.1. I am using latest version of Ubuntu. Ubuntu is not filling into complete VMware window. How can I fix this?
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UI Changed, Can't Change It Back

The interface of many programs has changed to a "classic" look. Chrome, Firefox, and Virtual Box are three that I've noticed so far. Everything looks normal when I'm using the file manager or Ubuntu ...
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Why am I unable to ping the same interface after configuring an IPv6 address

I setup IPv6 in my Ubuntu 12.04 on eth0 using command ifconfig eth0 inet6 add 2001:db8:fedc:cdef::1/64 but when i try to ping eth0 itself using ping6 2001:db8:fedc:cdef::1 it always gives ...
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Ubuntu-Studio Plug-ins GUI broken in Ardour

I use Ubuntu-Studio 12.10 and here's my problem : When I insert a plug-in on a track , I got a broken interface . I can use most of them without their respective interfaces , but most complex like ...
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Not getting visual interface, just 'tty shell', after system update [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu Unity 12.10 on my Sony Vaio and it was working well, until somewhere after installing the updates and installing Unsettings, Cairo dock and Ubuntu-Tweek-Tool, a window displays ...
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How to use wired and wireless interfaces simultaneously?

When creating any socket, we don't provide a device name (like eth0, or wlan0). On my laptop, I have a wired interface (eth) and a wireless interface (wlan). I want to run one process on each ...
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Is running Cinnamon on Lubuntu a good idea?

I dont really want to use linux mint 14 cinnamon, but I love the interface. Is it a good idea to stick to Ubuntu and run cinnamon on it? Does it work 100% fine? Another thing: is it a good idea to ...
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Why is Unity a “slow” desktop environment?

Background First of all, this is not a question about opinions. I am assuming that we are talking about Unity 3D and on a computer with decent graphics configuration. By "desktop environment", I am ...
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Ubuntu is booting into terminal instead of GUI Interface [duplicate]

I recently upgraded my computer to Ubuntu 12.04 from 10.04 and it started messing up, as in, freezing up on certain programs and then randomly logging out and going to the log-in screen. I've done ...
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How to ask developers to think about high resolution screens [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to make a Unity suggestion? I just got a ASUS N56VZ laptop, and it`s all good, but the screen resolution 1920x1080px. I am not asking, how to scale ui elements. If ...
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Second NIC on dual homed server not working

I'm trying to set up a server with two IP addresses on different connections. The first NIC works fine (since I removed the gateway from the second), but I can't ping out or to the second NIC. ...
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Interface is too empty

I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 0n my PC without any third-party software (cause i havent been able to get my dial-up to work). When i open Ubuntu after reboot, there is absolutely nothing on ...
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Network bonding isn't working correctly

Hey guys I'm having trouble setting up Ubuntu Bonding, following this guide. My interfaces file looks like this: auto eth0 iface eth0 inet manual bond-master bond0 auto eth1 iface eth1 inet ...
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How to rename an Ethernet interface?

As my built-in NIC was not supported by Ubuntu out-of-the-box I was forced to use a USB NIC for temporary installation-time Internet connection. And the USB NIC has taken the eth0 name making the ...
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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 ...