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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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Boot randomly leaves eth1 unable to send but can receive

On my Ubuntu 14.04 server with dual NICS the NIC connected to the router, eth1, will, just after boot randomly be in a state in which it can listen but not send. I use Wireshark to monitor the ...
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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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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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Geany doesn't support x-selection paste inside same file?

On the Ubuntu environment, I find it very handy that I can select some text somewhere, and then middle-click somewhere else and the text will be pasted. Geany supports pasting text this way, as long ...
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Ethernet Lights Not On When Cable Connected And Not Working

I have two OS and second OS connects to internet easily, so it's not a hardware problem. The output of lspci is: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family DRAM ...
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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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Gnome flashback interface styling related on Ubuntu 14.04

Is it possible to get the window for shutdown/restart from Unity, with the blurred background and all, on Gnome flashback? On flashback, I currently get the old basic window.
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Try DHCP first, if it fails assign static address and use the machine as a DHCP server itself

As the title says, I have a tiny screenless Ubuntu server that I move around, that has two different behaviors and needs to adapt automatically, that is, without any human intervention, at bootstrap: ...
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Interface delay with NVIDIA driver

I am experiencing a strange bug with a new installation of Ubuntu 14.10. It looks like I/O events are processed with a delay. That is, every event from either the mouse or the keyboard (both USB) ...
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How to center windows title text (ubuntu 14.04 )

I'm trying to change the title text of the windows in unity to the center I saw this tutorial: ...
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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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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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Reset static routes?

I'm messing around a Mikrotik router to make multicast IPTV configuration. Trying some manuals I've been messing with routes command at some point, thinking that it would just not be permanent, as ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS server: configure virtual network devices [fail]

Since a few hours I have a problem with the networkdevice at my server. When I (re)boot the server I get the following fail-message: configure virtual network devices [fail] A few moments later it ...
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Modify Skype's Contacts Contextual Menu

I did not come to the forum before googling my question, and I did my best to insure that my issue was not addressed here before I do it. Here is my question : Is it possible to change the order of ...
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Script to Switch/Failover to Network Interface

How can I switch/failover to network interface? For example, if I have eth0 and wlan0, and I want to switch to wlan0, overriding the default one choosen by the OS? I want to keep interface alive ...
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Network manager failing to load etc/network/interface all messed up

I am having major hassles with my system, can't connect to Internet or share files, on boot I am getting the following fails: Configure network interface = fail Configure network device ...
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VirtualBox Lubuntu 12.04 and Debian Wheezy guests - differences in /etc/network/interfaces

I have 2 guests - one Lubuntu 12.04 LTS and one Debian Wheezy - running on a Debian Wheezy host. I recently started expanding my knowledge on the topic of distributed systems, databases etc. and I ...
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Issue with BWBAR on a certain interface

I downloaded BWBAR on my vps using sudo apt-get install bwbar . I've set it up to appear in my www folder and the png and txt files does appear there and get updated. (I can see the time stamps) ...
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calling dhcpclient on ethernet interface that is not connected to anything?

I was trying to set up a standard Ethernet nic to do dhcp under 14.04.1 server. However, before I put it into the permanent place in the network and plug it in, I needed to configure various things ...
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Reduce number of displayed lines of command line program

I want to get rid of 3 upper lines when running nethogs
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Is there any way to force an inteface to ignore carrier detection to stay up?

br0 has eth13 and eth0 ensalved to it eth0 is up eht13 is down /opt# ip link show br0 25: br0: <BROADCAST,MULTICAST,UP,LOWER_UP> mtu 1500 qdisc noqueue state UP mode DEFAULT group default ...
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VLC Web Interface Unresponsive

I have an Ubuntu server 14.04 for my website with VLC installed and all of the forwarding taken care of for remote access. The problem is when I get to the VLC Web Interface, nothing seems to work - ...
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Issue with MAAS and second cluster interface

I have started to use MAAS, which I find great in concept, but with an issue that slows down my current deployment. Everything works fine (both 1.5 and 1.7) except with the second cluster interface. ...
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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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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. ...