vmware, and trapped cursor

Dave Woyciesjes woyciesjes at sbcglobal.net
Mon Feb 25 19:09:22 UTC 2008

Bart Silverstrim wrote:
> Dave Woyciesjes wrote:
>> stan wrote:
>>> I have just installed vmware server, and created a Windows XP VM. Seems to
>>> work great, except that my cursor seems to be "trapped" in the window that
>>> XP is running in. How can I "Free" it?
>> Try hitting [Ctrl][Alt] keys at the same time...
>> FYI, the status bar at the bottom of the Window usually mentions this...
> For the Windows XP vm, you should also install the VMWare tools package 
> (from the VMWare menu).  That should have the drivers that will let you 
> "integrate" Windows and Ubuntu so your pointer no longer gets trapped.
	The VM still traps the pointer, even with the tools installed. You 
still need to hit [Ctrl][Alt] to release it.

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