I'm using 10.04 using VMWare Player. The virtual machine is very very slow and is hanging often. I have to force shutdown the system whenever it hangs. Mine is a Dell laptop with 4GB RAM i3 processor and 2.40GHz frequency.
I'm not sure if it is a problem with my processor. I could have comfortably used Ubuntu even if it is a bit slow. But the terminal and everything hangs. Let me know when someone face the same problem with a solution.