vmware, and trapped cursor

Dave Woyciesjes woyciesjes at sbcglobal.net
Mon Feb 25 19:54:52 UTC 2008

Bart Silverstrim wrote:
> Dave Woyciesjes wrote:
>> 	IIRC, that's the way it is designed to operate. Doesn't bother me at 
>> all. Of course, stan (the OP) may not like it.
> Not sure...I have VMWare server on my workstation with 2 XP images and 
> one Ubuntu.
> With Ubuntu, I never installed the tools module and so my pointer gets 
> trapped and I use the keystrokes to get out of it.
> The Windows XP ones I click once to get focus, but then I can move my 
> pointer in and out of the window without trouble, no keystrokes to 
> release it.

	That may have something to do with the tools you installed, and the 
fact that you're running VMWare server on Ubuntu. My notes are from 
running it on MS Vista and MS Server 2003... Had trouble getting it 
running on my Feisty box. I'll have to try again now that it's up to 

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