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This can be achieved using xdotool: sudo apt-get install xdotool Use a script something like this to send the workspace switching keyboard shortcuts, assuming Unity workspace layout: #!/bin/sh while true do xdotool key ctrl+alt+Right sleep 5 xdotool key ctrl+alt+Down sleep 5 xdotool key ctrl+alt+Left sleep 5 xdotool key ...
This can also be achieved using wmctrl: sudo apt-get install wmctrl Script for wmctrl: #!/bin/sh while true do wmctrl -s 0 sleep 5 wmctrl -s 1 sleep 5 wmctrl -s 2 sleep 5 wmctrl -s 3 sleep 5 done wmctrl is a more elegant solution; it sends messages to the window manager and can do other things like move windows to a ...
press ctrl+alt+F1 to login into virtual console,and run the below commands on it, sudo apt-get install --reinstall ubuntu-desktop sudo apt-get install --reinstall unity sudo shutdown -r now After restarted,you will get back to your default desktop.
Finally got a way out of it i am running Ubuntu in gnome-shell environment . In Gnome-shell all the unity facilities as dashboard etc, are not present . also u can costomize the pane menu which is more or less like full filing my requirement. for disabling right click i am using above command .
Open your terminal( CTRL + ALT + T ) and type as sudo /usr/lib/lightdm/lightdm-set-defaults -s ubuntu this will make the Default DE as Ubuntu. If you want to deal with choosing more desktops environment. sudo gedit /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf Then you can find there user-session=xubuntu So right now my Default is xubuntu. If you want change ...
Run the below commands on terminal to uninstall cinnamon desktop, sudo apt-get purge cinnamon sudo shutdown -r now Now you can't ran into problem. And also you can't switch between different desktop environments via terminal.You can select the desktop environment only in the login screen. See this link to change default sessions.
we have two methods for you. read them and choose simple one to you. Pess CTRL+ALT+F1 to get into console mode after you reach login screen. Then type as Method 1: sudo nano /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf It will open a file and looks like user-session=ubuntu greeter-session=unity-greeter autologin-user=alan autologin-user-timeout=0 There at ...
Looks to me like you have a desktop the size of your smaller monitor on your larger one. Try running xfce4-display-settings -m, that should open a dialog like the one in this screenshot. There, select Extend to the right (or left, if that's what it offers) instead of Mirror displays. Update: If Extend to the right already is selected, try toggling it. ...
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