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I don't think it is possible because you can't install Xorg on it. If you could, I would do the following. 1) enable automatic logging in and boot straight to command line 2) gut (keep important stuff though) the /etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc file and add the following: exec java -jar /path/to/jar.jar 3) add in the rc.local to execute startx on boot This ...


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Can you just use system-monitor (pre-installed), its closer to Windows task manager but can start/stop services Or open a terminal and run top another I found is Boot-Up Manager (BUM) It looks simple, may suit your needs sudo apt-get install bum I know it says boot up but can stop start services too. There is also jobs-admin, says it is like bum ...


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This being caused by a virus is very unlikely. I have the same problem, also Ubuntu 14.04 on Thinkpad T450s, and the following workaround that someone suggested on Launchpad works for me, although it has a noticeable negative impact on graphics performance: sudo mkdir /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/ sudo -H gedit /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/20-intel.conf Add the ...


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On ubuntu you can run this as follows: sudo /usr/bin/update-manager If this doesn't work, find the actual command by following what Pavak Paul said: xprop | awk '($1=="_NET_WM_PID(CARDINAL)") {print $3}' | xargs ps h -o cmd Then click on running instance of update manager.


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Maybe this has been solved for you already, but I just ran into the same problem (Ubuntu 14.04, yEd & Unity). I have no idea what causes the problem, but the following workaround worked for me: Select the running yEd using the icon in Unity's sidebar. Hit Alt+Space. This should show the window menu, but for me it came up empty. Hit the up or down arrow ...


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This doesn't exactly answer the question, but it is another approach to the issue. A couple of versions of Kubuntu ago, I couldn't figure out how to turn this off either. Since I was kind of tired of screensavers anyway, I just turned the screen saving to start after an hour when power is plugged into my notebook (so it wouldn't come on while watching ...



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