Ubuntu xgl, beryl and vmware black screen

I have an ubuntu 6.10 installation on my laptop with the firegl drivers. I installed vmware server and I'm running windows xp on it. I just installed xgl and beryl, and everything is looking fine, but if I start my virtual machine with windows xp now, the screen containing the vm is completely black ...

Windows 7 has logon screen change built in. Also TweakLogon for Windows7 - 64bit.

Windows 7 has logon screen change built in.Check the info here. (http://www.intowindows.com/how-to-change-windows-7-logon-screen-easily-without-using-hacks-tools/)Check here also. (http://www.withinwindows.com/2009/03/15/windows-7-to-officially-support-logon-ui-background-customization/)EDIT: Extra ...

Computer will not boot past the "Windows XP home edition" screen

I am having a problem where my computer will not get past the Windows XP home edition screen. I have tried to start in safe mode but the same thing happens.I am using a compaq presario s4030nxIt is running windows xp service pack 2This computer has also had a few modifications done.... installed an ...

Windows Boot up loading screen

I have been wondering is it possible to edit the windows boot up loading screen?Maybe customize it a bit i been looking threw some files and i don't want to start messing with anything until i know 1:If i can2:What files i will need to edit Well ...

Windows XP get stuck at "Windows is starting up" screen

My windows XP won't start up on my laptopI was trying to load safe mode to clear some problems i knew i had (Infostealer), and my computer stopped at the "Windows is starting up screen" before i could get to the user list. It had been working just fine before, even though i still had the I ...

Ubuntu File Browser Windows Stuck in Full Screen Mode

there, somehow I got only my file browsers windows stuck in full screen mode. It takes over the whole screen and I can't seem to do anything to resize it. I even hit alt+space and attempted to resize the window to no avail. Is there some buttons I can hit to knock it out of full screen mode back to ...

Ubuntu using existing windows with vmware

Hi, I installed vmware and configured it to boot an existing windows installation by creating a new hardware profile in windows as described in this howto:http://mazimi.wordpress.com/2007/06/24/virtualization-of-an-existing-physical-partition-of-windows-within-linux/it works but I have one problem, ...

Ubuntu Is there anyway to make windows XP style logon screen?

Is there anyway to make windows XP style logon screen?, where i don't need to type the username just click my user name and type the password... :confused::confused: ...

Ubuntu compiz fusion plugins to show all windows on the same screen

I think there is a compiz fusion plugins to show all windows on the same screen? So that user can select a particular to jump to?Can you please tell me what is that plugins and to enable it? ...

Ubuntu question about windows with vmware

i know i can use windows with vmware while im in linux, but is there anyway for me to save windows, so that i can keep the settings and programs i install in windows when i start a new session of vmware?(so bscly like a persistant state boot you would do for a live cd but for windows with vmware in ...

Ubuntu Sharing files with Windows in VmWare

I have a problem making files or network nevices available via smb to my Windows client in vmware. :confused: I don't know if it really is a network or vmware problem since I didn't manage to make network devices available in the VM on a Windows host also.I'm using a bridged Network and I can surf t ...

Ubuntu Quick question about Windows and VMware

I know its possible to install windows in VMware, but is it possible to mount a REAL windows drive (my system is dual-boot) from within something like VMware and run it? or would it be slow, or just not work ...

Ubuntu Booting Windows in VMWare->Blueescreen

this my first post.i tried it at with the German Wiki and Forum, but doesnt got startedso i try here:I have Gutsy with manual VMware serverWorks "perfect"Creating the VM out of the physical Volume also goes, i used The Entire VOlume instead of individual Partitions.. idont know why, but th ...

Ubuntu Installation of Windows on VMWare Server crashes

all. Im having problems installing windows with the vmware server. VMWare installed fine, runs fine, creates the virtual machine in a fine way; even boots the windowsCD fine! But when I choose to do the drive format(NTFS, both regular or quick), it goes to the 0% screen, keeps there for a while, and ...

Ubuntu Compiz Fusion opacity when runny VMware full screen

So I just made the switch to Ubuntu as my primary OS. I am running Windoze in a VMware Server box for the few programs I need which won't run in Linux. I've got Compiz Fusion up and running and it is awesome. Looking forward to exposing some unsuspecting Windows user to Linux ;)Anyhow, when I switch ...

Ubuntu vmware wide screen?

Alright, *now* I have Windows XP installed in vmware on Ubuntu, even BETTER than my previous thread regarding Windows 2000! It works great, but my laptop is a wide screen. I can do 1024 x 768 fine but it stretches the screen. Any way to get it to to set to 1280 x 800 like Ubuntu? The additional sett ...

Ubuntu Vmware full screen chaos on dual screen.

I have Ubuntu 64bit 10.04 with dual screen setup on an ATI X1650pro video card.I have vmware 3.0.1 setup hosting Windows and it works fine when in a window.However, when I maximize my vm player window hosting Windows XP or Windows7 the VM goes crazy.The vmware window will randomly go to full screen, ...

Windows loads.. then blank screen

Hello, I'm having yet another problem with my computer. I've ordered it through Cyber Power, Inc and in the last 6 months I've had 2 problems with it. The last problem was that my computer wouldn't boot up at all. So they said it was probably bad memory, so we had to send it in just to make sure and ...

!!Windows startup with black screen??????

I have windows XP on about a 2 year old computer, i left it on for about 6 hours then shut it down , the next day i tried to start it up and now im getting a black screen with blinking white thing in the top left corner (I don't really know how to describe it other than its like the blinking line th ...

Windows not loading black screen.

I have a Dell Dimension E520 desktop running Windows XP SP2, I have recently got this problem in which when I turn the computer on, it does the usual dell part but after that it loads into a black screen, no sign of windows, and the keyboard becomes unresponsive though it has the num lock light alre ...

Windows 98, VMWare, FAT32 and NTFS

I am running Windows XP at present with FAT32 file system. I plan to convert my file system to NTFS. If I were to later run Windows 98 within VMWare in Windows XP, would the Windows 98 still work with NTFS? ...

Keeping Windows From Going Into Screen Saver Mode

I need to somehow create a program that will send a message to windows so the screen saver does not come on. Disabling the screen saver is not an option unfortunately. So is there an event or something I can do to keep the screen saver from coming on? ...

Ubuntu thinkorswim windows off bottom of screen

I installed thinkorswim for linux on ubuntu, it mostly works, but I have this really annoying thing where the bottoms of some windows within the application is off the bottom of the screen. So I am not able to click the OK or Apply buttons to change settings. I am not able to resize the windows so t ...

Windows 7 Browser Ballot Screen

Has anyone actually come across the browser ballot screen Microsoft said they'd put into new installations of Windows 7 due to the anti-trust issues in the EU? I didn't when I installed my copy and none of my friends have had it, either. ...

computer dead at windows xp log in screen

my keyboard & mouse will not work at all so I cannot load windows xp....it's a Dell Dimension E530 with USB keyboard & mouse controls....was working on cleaning up files to save memory and registry clean and then turned off compnext log in the dell screen appears, and goes directly into load ...

Ubuntu under VMWare - virtual screen auto-resize (resolution auto-resize) problem

I'm running Ubuntu Desktop 7.04 in vmware workstation 6 (Vista as host).When I just installed vmware tools, everything worked perfectly - including support between client and server for copy/paste / clipboard / virtual screen auto-resize etc.After I rebooted vmware screen doesn't auto-resize any mor ...

Access ubuntu data from guest OS (Windows) from VMWARE

I just installed vmware with windows on it and that works fine. Now I want to move a file from my ubuntu desktop to my vmware/windows desktop. But if I go to "my computer" in windows, it doesn't recognise the hard physical hard drive.How would I do this? ...

Ubuntu Which Ubunto to use + Windows via VMWare?

I am thinking about switching completely over to Ubuntu as my main OS/shell. I have to have some windows apps for my CAD work.I have VMware workstation (I can install it inside windows to run linux/ubunto, etc, and also a linux version to install windows inside of linux, etc)I am slightly familiar w ...

windows 2003 vmware guest on Ubuntu - setting up printing

I was thinking of installing windows 2003 within vmware server on ubuntu hardy. The windows 2003 image needs to have access to a local printer. If the printer is networked (connected to a switch or router), would I need to use cups on ubuntu to have the windows image access the printer? What if the ...

Ubuntu vmware fusion screen resolutions

I have installed vmware fusion 3.1.2 and ubuntu 10.10 as a guest. I also installed the vmware guest utilities. Everything seemed to work fine. The screen resolution changes according to the size of the window BUT only when logged in. The login screen resolution always stays at 800x600. Is there a wa ...

Ubuntu windows too tall for screen

problem here- many of my windows, especially in prefs and admin (ie small windows that should only take up a portion of the screen) are so tall that i either cannot see all of their options or cannot easily click ok. if i maximize these they still are too tall and anywhere i click in the window just ...

Ubuntu Why I got windows desktop before login screen?

Just before ubuntu login screen opens I got windows XP desktop screen for a half second. Why? I had this before In Hardy, but It showed my old ubuntu desktop. Strange memories? ...

How can I prevent windows from using some screen area?

I have a program that I want to be always on top.So I make it topmost. But then part of the other windows is hidden behind my program. How can I make it so that no other window can use that screen area? ...

When I dial-up from my Default windows profile, the dialog screen asking password pops up. Why?

When booting, I goto Default profile by pressing 'Esc'. I dial-up Internet from there. It is dialing and 'loggin on to network' message comes. Suddenly, the windows loggon Dialog pops up. It proceeds only if I escape. Why ? How to avoid this screen ? ...

Ubuntu windows too big for screen

I installed 8.10 on my hp mini 1000 last night and today I noticed that certain windows are too big for the screen. I tried resizing, but it won't let me make the window any smaller, just thinner. Its not a big problem until options like "ok" and "cancel" get cut off. Is there an ...

Ubuntu Windows dont fit on screen

Hi, Im using Xubuntu (8.10) with a fairly old monitor. The resolution is 800 by 600, and sometimes the windows overflow off the bottom of the screen,and I cant read them. Is there a way to fix this?Thanx in advance ...

Ubuntu windows are placed off-screen when switching monitors

at work i switch between my laptop display and a monitor. when switching between the two, the windows get completely repositioned: most of them are placed on different desktops and the ones that aren't are placed off-screen. the ones that are off-screen don't appear in the window list, either. somet ...

Ubuntu Enabling wobbly windows results in black screen

My Kubuntu installation crack when I try to enable wobbly windows. The screen becomes black, and when I restart the computer the log-in page is as usual, but after login the black screen returns. I can live without the wobbly windows, but can anyone help me get rid of the black screen. I have a feel ...

Ubuntu compiz config; all open windows appear as black screen

I am pretty new to Ubuntu but have really enjoyed this new version. I installed compiz config and was playing around with some of the "effects." There is one effect that I believe is called Blur Windows (or something to that effect, and the icon next to it I think was some form of red circ ...

Ubuntu GRUB2 and windows XP blank boot screen

I am using Ubuntu 9.10 64-bit, and recently i tried to boot to windows XP. Grub2 has detected my Windoze partition properly. But when i hit enter to boot from windoze option, it comes up with a blank screen. I have no problem booting to Ubuntu though. The following steps were taken but didn't resolv ...

Windows XP frozen splash screen (Dual boot ubuntu and XP)

I am currently dual booting Ubuntu 9.04 and Windows XP. When I select the Windows XP option from my GRUB, it loads windows but as soon as the blue screen with the small centered Windows XP logo appears, the computer won't move past that point and I have to hard restart the computer. Ubuntu 9.04 was ...

Virtual lab - Oracle 9.2 RAC on Windows with vmware

I am studying Oracle RAC using VMware because I do not have 2 nmachines and a storage to make a real world lab.The environment has1 - VMWare2 - Windows 20003 - Oracle 9.24 - RAC that comes with Oracle Database 9.2 release.I createdg 3 machines, one for AD(to avoid security issues) and 2 other ones t ...

suppress windows message on touch screen

I am trying to edit existing VB6 code, and it is already using subclassing. Can anyone tell me how to remove the error messages that come up in the bottom right (on the touch screen) of windows. ie. "A network cable was unplugged" or "you are running low on disc space" etc. ...

Ubuntu Windows maximization smaller that screen

I am having a problem with screen resolution. I have a Dell notebook with Ati Hyper Threading 1400 Mobility Raedon. I have a resolution of 1440 * 900. I have compiz installed with Ubuntu 8.10. In compiz I have also set 1440 * 900. I use gnome.The problem is when I maximize a windows, it is smaller t ...

Ubuntu Installing windows with broken laptop screen.

I have a broken screen laptop so i am using the vga out. I am trying to install windows (I have a fresh partition) through a usb drive, because i understand you can't in a linux environment. Before the screen broke i put USB as the top boot priority. I tried Unetbootin with XP and just got a blank s ...

mysql on Ubuntu 10.04 (Installed on Windows 7 vmware)

I have installed Ubuntu 10.04 desktop edition on vmware (Windows 7). In this I have configured MySQL server which works flawless while connecting from client within ubuntu box.The IP address & port is 192.168.38.131:3306.(Vmware network: NATVMware Network Adapter VMnet8: 192.168.38.1)However, wh ...

making a windows form larger than screen size

is there a way to resize a form so that it's bigger than the screen size of the windows??I mean if you run your windows with 780x1024 resolution you won't be able to set your height or width to any thing larger than this..this is really stupid from the IDE to prevent developers from resizing the for ...

Ubuntu Windows jumping to left screen when desktop effects are turned on

I'm running Ubuntu 7.04 on a 32-bit system with a GeForce 8800GTS. I have two monitors plugged into it, one is a CRT and the other an LCD. I have them set up via TwinView.Here's my xorg.conf for anyone interested: http://alisic.net/ubuntu/xorg.confAnyway, the problem is that when I enable the deskto ...

Ubuntu Using windows in Vmware server(how to browse my dvd rom drive?)

I want to be able to browse the contents of my cd that is in my dvd rom drive from windows that are running inside the vmware playeri used this config file for vmware emulationhttp://www.ffnn.nl/media/articles/linux/vmware-player-images/template-windows.vmxI am only able to browse only ISO images wi ...

Ubuntu http://www.ffnn.nl/media/articles/linux/vmwarUse Cdrom in windows using VMware player

I want to be able to browse the contents of my cd that is in my dvd rom drive from windows that are running inside the vmware playeri used this config file for vmware emulationhttp://www.ffnn.nl/media/articles/linux/vmware-player-images/template-windows.vmxI am only able to browse only ISO images wi ...