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What is the “Current message level”?

What is the "Current message level" of an interface that ethtool provides? E.g. ethtool eth1 [Other stuff] Current message level: 0x00000014 (20) What is the message level? What is message ...
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Oddity: “grep” cmd in /etc/network/interfaces

While digging through the birds-nest of network initialisation in our embedded linux setup (Linux SDK on Leopardboard SBC) we've come across what seems like an odd and possibly non-functioning line in ...
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What does MPICH stands for? [closed]

As we know that MPI is an abbreviation of Message Passing Interface. However, I am wandering about what does MPICH stands for? Is that just a brand name or does it has some terminology behind it? I ...
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How to enable two network interfaces both for internet in ubuntu12.04

My physical server has two interfaces: eth0 and eth1. I intend to enable the two network interfaces both for internet in ubuntu12.04. I configure the /etc/network/interfaces as below: auto lo iface ...
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Linux network interface monitoring

I recently have an issue with my network provider and I'm looking for software that would allow me to create network usage charts. I need tool that would gather pings to given address, in/out traffic ...
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Changing default language of user interface on Windows 8 Pro

I have installed my Windows 8 Pro with a ZH-TW version which is a traditional Chinese version but I have changed the display language to English on Languages. When i run lpksetup via run, it will not ...
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setting up wifi for static ip on ubuntu 12.04

I want to setup dhcp and static IP I have 2 lan card, Ubuntu 12.04 and it is a laptop the wireless interface I want to give a static IP and lan to have a dynamic ip how should I go about making ...
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something is using my sound interface?

I am using an M-Audio Fast Track MkII All of a sudden, it is being used by something. As soon as I boot up, the mic is on, and I can't change settings or access the interface in Live. The change was ...
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Replaying packets on local machine other than loopback

This might sound very wierd; but can I replay a pcap file on a interface other than lo in local machine? I want to get packets on lets say eth1. It is not attached to any link as of now. I want the ...
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Funny issue with external USB device interface

Just out of curiosity: A friend had a WD external case + SATA 2.5 disk, which fell on the floor and broke. The disk ended in trash (uprepairable). Out of the broken case, i took the PCB, a model of ...
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Why is serial data transmission faster than parallel?

Intuitively, you would think that parallel data transmission should be faster than serial data transmission; in parallel you are transferring many bits at the same time, whereas in serial you are ...
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Using Hot keys with vlc's dummy interface

I would like to be able to use the hotkeys for vlc via the dummy interface in command line. The documentation says it's possible, but I haven't found how to do it. Thanks a lot for yours answers!
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What interface does a SD Card use?

What interface does a SD Card use? I looked at the Wikipedia article and they mention SDIO. However this seems to be just for non data transfer. Is the interface usb like? Completely usb? If it is not ...
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How do I build a web based interface? [closed]

I have few command line Perl based tools, which are used to download and process text data. What I want to do, is to create some web based interface which will allow easier access to these data ...
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Change menu colour Dreamweaver CS6

I was wondering if it was possible to change the colour of the menu of Adobe Dreamweaver CS6? I like to work with a black workspace, but Dreamweaver, as far as I know, doesn't seem to allow to do ...
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Debian randomly changes IP adress

I have debian6, interfaces are set manually: eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 40:61:86:7c:42:ed inet addr:192.168.3.238 Bcast:192.168.3.255 Mask:255.255.255.0 inet6 addr: ...
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Ubuntu Server 11.10 interfaces file unreadable

I am configuring ubuntu server 11.10 to go from dhcp to static and whenever I try to restart my networking manager, I get the error: command ran: sudo /etc/init.d/networking restart ...
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Connecting HDD in Dell Inspiron 7000 laptop?

Which side I should connect IDE HDD in Dell CPX/CPI port ? Where should missing pin be ? IMHO I think it should be at bottom, how do you think ? How it looks
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Looking for a web-based SVN code browser (alternative for Trac); anything like Google Code?

I'm using Trac as a web interface to an internal SVN repository. The source code browser is not the best one, so I'm looking for an alternative. Ideally, I'd like to have an interface similar to ...
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Windows 7: “Open with” context menu not always available when I want it

I recently formatted my hard drive, and right now there's not much on here except a clean Windows 7 install and the most recent version of Vim for Windows. I told Vim to install its own context menu, ...
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iproute nexthop not working - defining multiple default gateways

I have several point to point connections and I'd like to use all of them as default gateways. I saw this link which explains how to do this using load balancing by calling ip route with a nexthop ...
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Why does one iPad have two MAC addresses?

Your site frequently answers my questions. This question (and others) is driving me nuts and I apologize because it is so basic. Do you know why there are two MAC addresses in iPad's interface table? ...
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How to show desktop apps in Windows 8's Switcher?

The Switcher in Windows 8 is really convenient for managing running applications, but unfortunately all desktop apps are grouped into one position in the switcher... I like to kill background apps ...
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ifconfig ignores alias on IPv6

When I add an IPv4 address for the interface eth0:0 with ifconfig, it is created correctly: ifconfig eth0:0 add 192.168.10.10 This can be verified by ifconfig or "ip a". When I add an IPv6 address ...
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Gateway Driver Interface down, no port forwarding

In my home network I am using a Linksys WAG120N WLAN Router. For one of my devices I need port forwarding, this works without problems. I have, however, noticed that after a while the port forwarding ...
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How to create a virtual interface from a socks proxy?

I am wanting to create a network interface from a SOCKS 5 proxy on localhost. This will eventually be bridged with a wireless interface that I have which will be operating in AdHoc mode. This will ...
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how to create virtual network interface with different gateway

I have 2 routers and 2 different internet connections. I want to send http traffic to router 1 and everything else to router 2. Is there something that will let me set gateway per application ?. ...
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Difficult to understand a paragraph about computer bus from Wikipedia [closed]

Following is a paragraph quoted from Wikipedia article about computer bus, except that those questions in bold and in parenthesis are mine: In modern systems the performance difference between the ...
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Wireless network interface ra0 does not start at boot

I recently installed USB Wireless Adapter based on Ralink RT5370 chip on my Ubuntu 10.04. Manufacturer drivers are installed properly and now I have ra0 wireless interface configured in ...
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How could I connect my spare mSATA SSD to my laptop?

So I have a laptop, a ThinkPad T500. With a couple of USB 2.0 ports, an UltraBay (DVD-RW slim drive), and an inner miniPciEx (as far as I know) connectors. Now... I have a spare mSATA SSD lying ...
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What is the purpose of this 4-pin interface on SATA HDDs and why doesn't it exist on SSDs?

I have 4 HDDs here with me, from 3 different manufacturers, and all of them have the following 4-pin extra interface beside the SATA connector: Looking on internet, I can see that it exists on all ...
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Is HDMI hot pluggable?

I'm trying to connect my laptop (Dell XPS 17 L702X) to a TV via HDMI. In the process I've hot-plugged the cable several times, but to no avail. Could this damage the HDMI port on my laptop or TV?
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routing a secondary IP-addr. of a different private network on the same interface

Typical home-networking xDSL setup on a TG782 router/gateway. Hosts on the local private network are allocated IP-addresses in the range of 192.168.1.0/24 and can get to WAN through the aforementioned ...
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Detect what this unknown device is (on Intel LPC Interface Controller)

An unknown device is detected in all the computers/laptops we buy from a specific vendor. The vendor himself does not have any idea of what this device could be. The vendor and I searched the ...
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Easy persistent network config on ubuntu server

I'm having some problems configuring a static IP on my ubuntu server. What is the easiest way to configure IP, netmask, nameserver and default gateway on eth0? I've tried modifying the ...
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Why are solution explorer icon backgrounds not transparent?

I'm using the Visual Studio 2010 SexColor plugin to change the background color of the VS Solution Explorer. Unfortunately, there's an ugly white box around all the icons. Does anyone have a ...
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Allow network interface configuration without root priviledges

I have second network interface and I want to allow non-root users to configure it (Ubuntu). Is it possible to do this with udev or setcap? What should I rather use and how?
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iptables trouble: nat with ip alias (virtual interface) not working

I'm setting up an Ubuntu 11.10 server to act as firewall for a network running several different SSL websites. The idea is fairly common: have all public IP's for each site aliased to the public ...
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Equivalent of Firefox Plugin “Aero Window Title” in Google Chrome

Windows 7 / Aero UI / Chrome Frame Issue. In Mozilla Firefox I use this plugin purely to stop my white-space above my tabs disappearing so that I can easily grab my window and move it around as I ...
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When a PC has both a wired and a wireless connection, how is information transferred?

My PC has two connections (wireless and wired) simultaneously. Both of them have an internet connection. In this situation, how does it connect to the internet? How do my LAN and WLAN interfaces know ...
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Why is the PS/2 interface not plug-and-play?

PS/2 interface has existed since Windows 95 (that I can remember) and, while all another interfaces were upgraded (USB, USB2, USB3, …) or just died (such as Parallel, and the large one used for ...
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What kind of SSD does my laptop use?

I have a Dell Studio XPS 1340 which is around 2 years old but I really like it and would like to wait a year or two more before I get a new one. However, I can see the harddrive is slowing it down ...
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Restrict SSH to one interface

How can I restrict incoming SSH connection request to only one interface? I'm using Ubuntu Server 10.04 LST. I want to lock down access to SSH to only one interface because I use the server as a ...
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SATA connector position on a hard disk

I have a external SATA drive enclosure that connects via USB to a PC/Mac and it accepts a bare SATA drive being slotted directly into the enclosure, much like a hot swappable disk you would find in a ...
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How to specify a List<MyCustomType> as a “Return Type” for a UML Interface Property

I initially posted this question in Stack Overflow, but I have a feeling that I should have posted here instead. In my Visio 2007 UML document I am unable to figure out how I can add an operation to ...
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Set up Ubuntu server as router

I just installed Ubuntu 10.04 LTS server on a old desktop PC with a dual port network card I would like to use as router for my home network. How do I have to set up the interfaces so that the ...
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Infrared connection with programming interface

I am looking for a way to establish infrared connection from Windows PC, with programming interface available for C/C++. I tried the following directions: Laptop with InfraRed port: no programming ...
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Is “Ultra320 LVD SCSI” the correct name of the interface?

I have a HP Ultrium 960 tape drive, but I can't figure out what the SCSI interface is called. The white paper doesn't mention it According to this site it is called "Ultra320 LVD SCSI". I can't ...
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how to reset /dev/ttyS0

I'm trying to connect to a Khepera robot using serial interface (running Scientific Linux 6.1) I used the command screen /dev/ttyS0 to communicate which worked OK, but then I wanted to close it and ...
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List network interfaces on a Ubuntu machine

How can I get a list of the network interfaces on a Ubuntu machine including wired and wireless?