This past week on 11/17/11 VMware released the 8.0.1 update for VMware Workstation. This is a free update from VMware for any Workstation 8 users.
From the Release Notes – Highlights of VMware Workstation 8.0.1 functionality include:
- Graphics performance and compatibility enhancements.
- Improvements in creating and using shared virtual machines and remote virtual machines.
- Ubuntu 11.10 is officially supported as a guest operating system.
- Disk and memory management issues have been addressed.
- Many customer-reported issues have been resolved.