Posts Tagged ‘vmware’

As always after a kernel update, VMware Player 2.5.xx asks to be recompiled after upgrading to Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid). However during the compilation I got errors about virtual network device, even after trying to recompile several times including from command line. After struggling for some time, I thought I would check on the VMware website […]

Wednesday, May 19th, 2010 at 14:42 | 0 comments
Categories: Linux

VMware Player experiences mouse capture problems when run under Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic host. Inside the guest window, the mouse pointer works fine in a top-left rectangle of the window (640×480 pixels?) but outside of this area the mouse pointer switches its focus to the host. Add the following line to the file /etc/vmware/bootstrap to fix […]

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010 at 13:43 | 0 comments
Categories: Linux

Here’s how to stop the annoying beep (system bell) in VMware Player. These steps were tested with VMware Player 2.5 running a Debian Lenny server (guest) under Windows XP Professional (host). Open the following file in Notepad: C:Documents and Settings<your user>Application DataVMwarepreferences.ini (the drive might be different depending on your setup). Add the following line […]

Monday, May 25th, 2009 at 13:41 | 3 comments
Categories: Windows