Access default unity desktop only over VNC connection

I installed Unity desktop on my cloud instance (18.04.1 x64) sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop and the VNC Server sudo apt-get install vnc4server What would be the contents of .vnc/xstartup file to invoke Unity desktop on a connection. I know for Gnome, its something like this : unset SESSION_MANAGER metacity & gnome-settings-daemon & gnome-panel & But … Read more

MPIO on Win Server 2k16 w/ EMC Unity

I have two Dell R630’s running Windows Server 2016, slated to be Hyper-V hosts but not yet clustered, attached to an EMC Unity array via fibre channel through a pair of Brocade 300 SAN switches. The switches are zoned properly – I can see the initiator WWN’s of the R630 FC adapters in Unisphere and … Read more

Does data reduction work cross datastore?

I am the proud owner of a Unity 400F all flash SAN connected through FC. I have multiple datastores setup for my vm infrastructure and I was wondering if data reduction (what EMC calls their combined dedup and compression, and am focusing on dedup here) works across datastore, or does the dedup only happen on … Read more

Permanently set the resolution for my second monitor

After every restart, I have to manually set the resolution of my second monitor with: sudo xrandr –newmode “1600x900_60.00” 118.25 1600 1696 1856 2112 900 903 908 934 -hsync +vsync sudo xrandr –addmode VGA-0 “1600x900_60.00” Unity never picks up the resolution automatically, so is there a way to set this permanently so I don’t need … Read more

App is accessible through Unity Launcher but can’t access through terminal

I had installed Sublime Text 3 a few months back, and using some online resource I had made it accessible through Unity Launcher(unfortunately, I don’t remember which resource, or how I did it). So, currently I can only open Sublime Text using launcher and to open a new file I have to use the menu(or … Read more

Why do portable app icons disappear from Unity launcher after restart?

I downloaded SublimeText and placed it in my home folder. I locked sublimetext to the Unity launcher, but when I restart my PC the icon disappears from the launcher. Why is this happening? Can I solve this somehow? Answer A .desktop file is needed. One way is to install sublime text editor via webupd8 ppa. … Read more

Restore terminal background in ubuntu unity [duplicate]

This question already has answers here: How to reset the terminal properties and preferences? (7 answers) Closed 7 years ago. Here how my terminal look, it’s ugly. and I want to restore it to the Purple background with the gray test color. Like the default installation. Answer It looks like you are using Terminator which … Read more

Suddenly cannot switch keyboard layouts

All of a sudden the keyboard layout icon disappeared from my bar, and even the keyboard short-cut that I usually use to switch between german and russian layout stopped working. The “Text Entry” settings screen is now also completely unusable – none of the UI elements work there. The “input sources to use:” list is … Read more