X2Go “stdin: is not a tty” error on login

Apparently from time to time the contents of /root/.profile are for some reason changed within the Ubuntu 16.04 installation. The default looks like this: # ~/.profile: executed by Bourne-compatible login shells. if [ "$BASH" ]; then if [ -f ~/.bashrc ]; then . ~/.bashrc fi fi mesg n Which doesn't work well together with X2Go interface. Basically you need to amend the last line "mesg n" with following: tty -s && mesg n Reboot the machine and profit 🙂 Read more [...]

How to install VMware tools in Ubuntu 16.04 x64 and Debian 8 x64

Hi guys,

Good news – VMware tools installation got way easier since Ubuntu 16.04 x64 and Debian 8 x64 😉 just do the following:

1) Install open-vm-tools from repository:

apt-get install open-vm-tools

2) Check that the tools are running:

/etc/init.d/open-vm-tools status

3) Profit :), well maybe reboot first 😉

reboot

TGIF!