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I installed Ubuntu 11.10 on VMware, and now when I boot Ubuntu, it takes me directly to a 2D session. Anything I'm missing here that would prevent it from loading the 3D desktop?

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Did you enable 3D options in the vmware settings? Considering its a VM, why do you need a 3D desktop?

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