After takin' a swig o' grog, owl belched out
this bit o' wisdom:
> More goodness from Workstation 6.5:
> # Unity mode ??? Integrate your favorite guest applications with your
> host. Open the application window, enter Unity mode, and the Workstation
> window is automatically minimized. The guest application windows look
> just like host application windows, but with color-coded borders. You
> can access the virtual machine's Start menu (for Windows virtual machines)
> or Applications menu (for Linux virtual machines) by placing the
> mouse pointer over the host's Start or Applications menu, or by using
> a key combination. Note: Unity mode is supported only experimentally
> for Linux guests.
> # Accelerated 3-D graphics on Windows XP guests ???
> Workstation 6.5 virtual machines now work with applications that use
> DirectX 9 accelerated graphics with shaders up through Shader Model 2.0
> on Windows XP guests. Hosts can be running Windows 2000, Windows XP,
> Windows Vista, or Linux.
> The Unity thingy is cool. Kinda freaky having an XP DOS window floating
> on my desktop. Put the mouse on the upper left corner of the desktop
> and you get the start menu for XP.
Fsck that! I'll keep Windows in its own little sandbox, shank you very
All your people must learn before you can reach for the stars.
-- Kirk, "The Gamesters of Triskelion", stardate 3259.2