I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.10 in VMWare Player 5. My pc is running Windows 7.
The installation seems to go okay, but when I boot up ubuntu, although it starts up and I see the desktop, I can't see any task bar or basically anything other than the default wallpaper in the background.
When I move my cursor across the screen towards the edges, the desktop flickers and extremely distorted and pixelated objects appear momentarily.
I've tried uninstalling everything, downloading it all again and reinstalling, but I get the exact same problem.
Does anyone recognise this issue? Is there a more stable pairing than Ubuntu 12.10 & WMWare Player 5.0.1, perhaps?