Originally Posted by stefan_nicolau
I have ubuntu running perfectly on an M40 with both vmware and google earth. Do all opengl applications have performance issues, or just google earth? Are you using vmware player, workstation or server?
I even tried Celestia with same poor results. I use the latest server edition of vmware downloaded from official site. Cpu usage is above 90%.
I repeat Fedora 8 never showed susch problems.
Which Ubuntu you run?