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Unity : What are Viewports? Ubuntu Unity uses viewports - basically a coordinate system (with coordinate 0,0 being top left corner) , where one giant desktop subdivided into chunks that fit your screen resolution. Coordinates grow in value as you move to the right and downwards. The coordinate system is relative. If my current viewport is top left , ...


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QUICK AND DIRTY WORK AROUND Disclaimer: I've found this "solution" by trials and errors, therefore I can't guarantee it's safe. Use it at your own risk. Background: when Parallels Tools is installed it copies under /usr/lib/compiz/ a bunch of files with this pattern libprlcompiz_*_*_*_*.so (with digits instead of *). Those are unity plugins and, as it ...


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In my case original nvidia driers was the cause and switching back to open source nounveau helped. First, I removed all stuff from nvidia: 1. sudo apt-get remove --purge nvidia-* 2. sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop 3. sudo rm /etc/X11/xorg.conf 4. echo 'nouveau' | sudo tee -a /etc/modules``` (source: How can I uninstall a nvidia driver completely ?) ...


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I solved the problem following these steps: Activated the proprietary Nvidia graphics driver instead of the nouveau open-source one. Unfortunately this made my Ubuntu fail to boot, so I had to follow these steps to get it to work: http://askubuntu.com/a/391608/281857 At this point Ubuntu was booting but there was still no launcher, top bar, etc. However I ...


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I suffered the similar problem today, when I upgraded a Lenove V460 laptop to 16.04 from 15.10. My case is due to bugs of kernel 4.4.0-21, and switching to kernel 4.5.2 solves the issue. You can try a newer kernel from here, and follow the instruction here.


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Usually the answer to this is by resetting dconf entries for unity: dconf reset -f /org/compiz/ setsid compiz This seems to be due to bug #1569357 on launchpad. Usually they also give a few remediations for the bug in the launchpad entry, and it only seems to happen with sddm (the simple desktop display manager) - it does not happen with lightdm. Using ...


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From settings video output to OpenGL or something other than you are currently using.


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Introduction The script bellow allows running a specific command depending on the currently active workspace. It is intended to be bound to a keyboard shortcut. Demo of the script in action can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oxim3JbeiVM Getting the Script Copy the script source from this post or install via the following steps: sudo ...


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I've sshed from my host into ubuntu running via vmware. Changed directory to ~/Desktop. Made ln -s ~/ to create symbolic link for home folder. Then I've opened folder, found terminal application. Started ccsm and turned on plugin again.



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