Unity is broken after Parallels Tools are installed or reinstalled in your Ubuntu 14.04 virtual machine.
Start your Ubuntu 14.04 virtual machine and press Ctrl+Alt+F2 to activate the command line
Enter your username and the password
XXXXXXXXis the date when the xorg.conf file was created):
ls -l /etc/X11/
Check whether this file contains "Parallels" entries
It should look like this:
Press CMD+Z to exit
sudo mv /etc/X11/xorg.conf.XXXXXXXX /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/xorg.conf export DISPLAY=:0 gsettings reset org.compiz.core:/org/compiz/profiles/unity/plugins/core/ active-plugins
Press Ctrl+Alt+F7 to exit the command line
- Reboot your virtual machine.