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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 ...
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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?