jdege
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Missing context menu, with Workstation Pro on Linux Mint.

I've just upgrade my systems to Linux Mint 19.1 and Workstation 15 Pro and I'm seeing a very odd behavior.

My host is Linux Mint 19.1 MATE (Tessa).

On it, I'm running VMware Workstation 15 Pro (Version 15.1.0 build 13591040).

And in it, I'm running a virtual with Linux Mint 19.1 MATE (Tessa).

This is a dual monitor configuration, and if I display the Linux virtual in Workstation Pro, set it to full screen, cycle multiple monitors, and set the virtual to exclusive mode, the Linux virtual takes over the full display, just as if I were running it on the hardware directly, which is what I want,

except:

The right-mouse button context menu on the desktop only works on the left-hand monitor, it does not on the right.

I've tried installing the VMWare Tools from Workstation Pro's virtual ISO (VM=>Reinstall VMware Tools) and I've tried installing the open-vm-tools package (apt install open-vm-tools - version 2:10.3.10-1-ubuntu.18.04.1 amd63), and they both display the same behavior.

I did not see this with Linux 17.3 and Workstation 12 Pro.

It's a minor issue, but I thought I should report it.

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