Setting up ubuntu 8.04

Started doing this at BassetLUG

Don’t try: system/preferences/appearance/visual effects/extra

until some more research, seemed to make x hang?

VMWare server:

Problem 1:

None of the pre-built vmmon modules for VMware Server is suitable for your
running kernel

excellant article here:

http://users.piuha.net/martti/comp/ubuntu/en/server.html