Make sure Ubuntu is up to date with all of the latest libraries and patches.
Go to System Settings
Click on Software Sources
Click on the "Other Software" tab
Check the box next to "Canonical Partners - Software packaged by Canonical for their partners". Click on "Close" and close the "System Settings" window.
Go to the Ubuntu Software Center
Click on the down arrow next to "All Software" and select "Canonical Parnters"
Click on "VMware View Client Tech Preview" and then click on the "More Info" button".
Click on the "Use This Source" button and it will ask you to authenticate. Type in your password.
Click on the "Install" button. The system will ask you to authenticate again and allow the system to install the software.
Depending on which shell you're using search for the "VMWare View Client". It's usually located Under Applications>Internet. Run on the application.
Click on the "Agree" button of the EULA. It will ask for you to enter the name of the View Connection Server. Type in: virtuallab.ucsd.edu and click "Continue"
In the next VMware View Client window, it will ask for "User Name:",
"Password:" and "Domain:". Type in your UC San Diego username and password.
Make sure the "Domain:" is set to "AD".
Then click the "Ok" button
In the next VMware View Client window, you will see a list of ACMS
Virtual Lab computers that you have access to.
Double Click on the appropriate computer icon for the ACMS Virtual Lab computer you wish to use .
Your screen will refresh and login to the ACMS Virtual Lab computer and you will be able to use any of the installed lab software.
When you are done using the ACMS Virtual Lab computer just log off the virtual desktop .
Be sure to save any important files you wish to keep inside your "Documents" folder (AKA the "H:/" drive). Any files left behind on the background desktop of the ACMS Virtual Lab comuter or outside of your Documents folder may be lost and deleted.
If you lose a file, please contact the ACMS Help Desk and we'll do our best to recover it.