Enabling VNC in Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr)

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I had the interesting request to configure VNC for a user running Ubuntu 14.04 today, although with slightly different requirements than normal. The user wanted to connect via VNC, and go straight to the Ubuntu Unity desktop. At first glance this seems easy, but then I wouldn’t be writing this. From everything I found, the […]


Finding Unused VMs in VMware

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With the great capabilities of VMware, comes one of the drawback – VM sprawl. On a whim, someone can call IT and spin up a VM (or a dozen VMs), but then immediately forget about them. There are a great many tools that help track this – assigning VMs to users and automating the reclamation […]