VMware Server – Poor experience with Vista Windows VMs.

Problem After installing VMware Tools, you are still having a bad experience interacting with your Win2k8 or Vista VM. Firstly, it could be because you have not enabled full hardware accelaration. Please check you hardware acceleration settings to confirm that you have set it to the fullest. To check for hardware acceleration, Right click on… Continue reading VMware Server – Poor experience with Vista Windows VMs.

Ubuntu: There was an error starting the GNOME Settings Daemon.

"Some things, such as themes, sounds, or background settings may not work correctly." blah blah blah There were several posts on the web but none of it could get me my Ubuntu working. What i suspect is that this is a very generic error message and this could come so many ways. My scenario ----------------… Continue reading Ubuntu: There was an error starting the GNOME Settings Daemon.

VMware Server – Increasing speed of vmnets

Do you expereince slow data trasfers between your guest operating systems? Is data transfer between the host and guest also very slow? Are you getting megabyte trasefer rates even though your network adpaters are of gigabit speeds? Here is the solution. The slow trasfer rates between VMware guest operating systems could be due to VMware… Continue reading VMware Server – Increasing speed of vmnets