I found the problem. In fact, although the PING to Antpool.com was successful; however, the network used a proxy causing problem of connecting successfully to Antpool.com. So, after changing the network I could see the hash rate in my dashboard.
I know this thread is outdated, but in case anyone is still interested in this question, there are some that can be found here(Linux ones are at the bottom).
To sum it up for you, there are two GUI alternatives for Nicehash on Linux- Cudo Miner and MinerGate.
It depends upon the parent's support of the coinbasetxn capability. When your (getwork or getblocktemplate) request includes the coinbasetxn flag, the response may (should) contain an address for the payout to go to. Some blockchain implementations support this flag and some don't. A number of miners allow you to specify the address manually. Some don't. ...
It is an old question, but still showing up in Google, so it is time for an update for 2019.