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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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802.1Q VLAN Tag - is possible to set without editing config file?

Is it possible to make tagged vlans to be shown on network-manager like PPPoE connections? My computer is a laptop so I can't add another Ethernet card and now I must edit config file to ...
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Hot bar inaccessible, no alt-tab, no program menu and other UI problems suddenly occuring

I turned on my machine here today and multiple elements of the ubuntu UI had stopped working. The hot bar, with applications like terminal, system preferences etc. which normally pops forward when I ...
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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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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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GNU/Linux interactive table content GUI editor?

I often find myself in the need to gather data (say from the internet), into a table, for comparison reasons. I usually need the final table output in HTML or MediaWiki mostly, but often times also ...
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Ubuntu (server): No network interface

I got a VPS from weloveservers.net yesterday, and it cannot ping any IP address, and I cannot use the apt-get and wget commands. After trying to figure out the problem for a while, I found that the ...
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How to upgrade Shutdown dialog just like Ubuntu 13.04 in Ubuntu 12.04?

Is there any way to change the Shutdown / Restart dialog to the more pleasant version running in Ubuntu 13.04's? I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and do not want to upgrade to 13.04. This is for ...
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Can't access second NIC

I have 2 NICs with the primary em1 the other is p3p1. It appears from ifconfig dmesg that both are up and working but I can't access p3p1 from my Java test application. No joy with ping either. ...
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how can I edit my gtk themes?

I am pretty new with Ubuntu. I am using Ubuntu 14.04. I am interested in changing my themes and also change other interfaces such as Inkscape and Gimp and other software that I am using. What is the ...
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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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Prolog-C++ inteface doesnt work

I want to use prolog in C++ as a knowledge base or logical service(Embedded prolog in C++). I've searched alot but found nothing which can help me. I also checked the official link: ...
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Lost visual interface

I am new to Ubuntu, and am using it on a Parallels virtual machine. I performed package updates using "apt-get upgrade" only to get a black screen and the task bar (which didn't open any ...
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Interface not starting on boot

I have Ubuntu server 10.0.4 and ASUS-N53 wireless USB adapter I needed to compile source files to get the driver to work and the logical name I got for that interface was ra0 The ...
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interface changed after restart on Xubuntu

Something happened a few times after using Xubuntu since 1 month ago. A few times after i restarted my laptop the interface was totally changed. The icons from the panel were different and almost ...
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Network interface bonding via preseed script

Is there any possibility to use a preseed-script to configure a bonding network interface? Or maybe some other way of automatically configure bonding interfaces if they are available in the same ...
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Static ARP blocked all devices

I tried to configure static ARP on some interface, but when I do this the server blocked any connections from my PCs which are in the server's ARP table. I have a script which runs at startup: ...
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How to have Windows force minimise to Cairo Dock

I just installed Ubuntu 14.0.4 on my HP Envy M6 via Dual Boot with Windows 8. I have Cairo Dock installed and I've been messing with its settings in advanced mode thoroughly, but I just can't get all ...
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Why would alt-doubleclick minimize a window, and how can that be stopped?

I installed Ubuntu 1404, and fvwm. For some reason now, alt-click in a window is not detected. Alt-doubleclick minimizes a window. I assume that alt-click isn't detected because the window minimizer ...
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Jack - Setting up the interface and audio outputs with onboard soundcard- How?

I'm trying to set up Jack on my Ubuntu 14.04. I want to use my internal sound card (USB audio interface is sent back for repair) I have many options to choose for in the audio configuration, i tried ...
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How do you superimpose a game running in windowed mode over the unity sidebar?

I like running games like garrysmod and killing floor in windowed mode. The windows get cut off slightly by the sidebar. Is there a method where you can have the window above the bar as well as the ...
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BTSYNC linux client - is it bound only to local IP interface

Ive just instaled the BTSYNC client through the repositories and it allows a toolbar status icon. If I set a password for the control web interface on port 9999 the status bar icon errors with 401 ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 no interface in Admin account

I just installed Ubuntu for the first time on my Dell Inspirion 1720 with an SSD. I created a dual boot so I can run Windows and Ubuntu, but when I log in to my admin account I have no interface. I ...
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Changed a look of windows

The look of my windows changed. I didn't do anything. The close, minimise and maximise buttons are on the right side of the windows. How can I change look to normal again? I tried this, and it didn't ...
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why do elements from toolbar appear unactive?

Recently I updated Ubuntu 13.10 (small updates... but many), after it finished i found this problem in many programas (Filezilla, SublimeText, Inkscape, Gimp) For instance, if I go on the toolbar to ...
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Leap motion technology

Does ubuntu support Leap Motion Technology: https://www.leapmotion.com/? I think it's the best alternative to future UI. It's accurate by 1/100mm, better thank kinect.
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Network bridging and routing

i have a isp. and i have ubuntu server 12.4 with three nic. here eth0 ip is 10.10.10.15 with the gateway 10.10.10.1, eth1 ip is 10.0.0.20 with the gateway 10.0.0.1 and last eth2 my local lan ip ...
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Virtualbox bridged adapter - only one network interface listed in /etc/network/interfaces

I've been trying to configure another version of linux in virtualbox, and I want to connect it to my network using the bridged adapter option by bridging it to my wifi. Its been taking me a while to ...
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Guitar rig and m-audio FT 2 recording and play guitar

Is it possible to use the m-audio fast track 2 without delay? Will it work?Thanks.
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Configure Akai MPK 61 on LMMS

Does anybody know how to configure an Akai Mpk (Keyboard Controller) with Lmms ? At the begining i thought, it will be automatic, because it is USB MIDI-class compliant, what means: 'no nedd of 3rd ...
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SLIP interface doesn't send datagrams to upper layers

I'm testing an IPv6 stack implementation for embedded systems. My embedded plaform is connected to an Ubuntu 13.04 machine through RS232 over USB. To test the stack, I'm trying to ping the platform ...
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How To Connect Quassel via ppp Network Interface While Chromium via wlan at Same Time?

I have 2 different network interfaces at same time (wlan and ppp). But the wlan (public wifi hotspot) always blocks IRC port. So I can not use my Quassel when connected in wlan. Then I want: My ...
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Trying to install DeSmuME on Ubuntu and having problems using it

I downloaded from the Ubuntu Software Center, but no interface will pop up. The ROM works, I just can't play it. I'm not able to interact with the window. It just sits there with the game boot screen. ...
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2 lan cards giving one (wireless interface) a static ip

Due to some work I have to setup a DNS server I am following a guide here http://lani78.wordpress.com/2012/07/22/setting-up-a-dns-for-the-local-network-on-the-ubuntu-12-04-precise-pangolin-server/ ...
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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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Ubuntu missing some interface parts

Im new to linux but as a begginer im getting alot of problemes that i can't deal with but the one that really harassing me that some applicaions that i install is missing some interfaces elements like ...