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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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Creating interactive prototypes in Ubuntu

I will be working on Ubuntu as a UX designer and was wondering if any other UXer in the same situation can recommend software to produce fairly advanced interactive prototypes. I'm thinking something ...
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Can each user use a different gui on the same machine?

Is it possible for every user using ubuntu 14.04 (or later) to have a different gui interface? I would like to set up ubuntu to replace windows and for my wife would like to install the W7 interface ...
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Interface Problem. Plz help

so...yeah...I've been planning to try Linux for quite a while now and suddenly thought of getting Ubuntu alongside my windows 8.1. everything went smoothly (that's not true, took a week) after ...
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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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Why does booting fail when /etc/network/interfaces file is misconfigured

I often edit /etc/network/interfaces file to setup ad-hoc connection among PCs. If I happen to reboot the system, the system waits for a long time saying 'Waiting for Network Configuration...'. ...
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How (or is it possible) to run code inside of /etc/network/interfaces?

The task: generate random mac when an interfaces comes up. #this does work to generate a random mac echo '00 60 2f'$(od -An -N3 -t xC /dev/urandom) | sed -e 's/ /:/g' the inside of ...
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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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Setting up a preferred network interface in linux

I need to set up the network interfaces of a linux box running Ubuntu Server. The box will be deployed in an industrial vehicle and will operate headless (i.e. no monitor, no keyboard/mouse). The ...
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Unsatisfied while opening home folder for the first two time

Question may be little logistic Open home folder for the first time clicking files in the taskbar. Go to some drive you have partitioned and open a file from there.Make sure you are not in the ...
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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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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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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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Ubuntu 12.04 Unity interface becomes invisible when trying to modify color or highlighting of a text in LibreOffice

I'm experiencing a weird problem, and I'm not sure whether it is about Libreoffice or Unity shell itself or both. While working in Writer (version 4.2.8.2, but I experienced the same in 3.5), I try ...
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Troubleshooting network connectivity

This PC is connected via RJ-45 to home based router that in-turn conected via RJ-11 to public phone service shared with ISP. With wrong trace-route and Inaccurate connection data listed in ...
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Why does OpenVPN Access Server have two Virtual Interfaces?

I am trying to configure OpenVPN Access Server to allow connected users to access resources on the host machine and I am a bit lost with the use of two Virtual Interfaces. Why does OpenVPN Access ...
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How to install GNOME on ordinary Ubuntu 14.04 with unity

I want to install GNOME 3.12 in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with Unity. I have googled but I get only results related to Ubuntu GNOME 14.04. I want to install GNOME 3.12.
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Network interface

I am having a problem with my network interface in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. When I boot up, I always get a "booting up without full network configuratio" and I will not be able to connect. I have changed ...
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two-finger touchpad tap issue for right click emulation

I have configured Ubuntu to process a right mouse click when two fingers are simultaneously tapped on the touchpad. However, when I tap two fingers simultaneously on the touchpad, one of three ...
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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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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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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. ...