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From Nux! <>
Subject Re: poor screen resolution
Date Tue, 06 Oct 2015 17:12:28 GMT
Hello Andrei,

Are your guests started with "-vga std"? That enables you to use much higher resolutions.
Installing stuff inside the guest will not change anything without that.

Sent from the Delta quadrant using Borg technology!


----- Original Message -----
> From: "Andrei Mikhailovsky" <>
> To:
> Sent: Tuesday, 6 October, 2015 16:03:58
> Subject: poor screen resolution

> Hi CloudStackers,
> I have been using ACS + KVM for several years and one of the annoying problems
> that I have is the maximum screen resolution with my virtual machines. The
> maximum that I get on both Windows and Linux vms is 1024x768, which was okay
> about 10-15 years ago, but is less than ideal nowadays. I did install virtual
> machine drivers (downloaded from Fedora) for my Windows vms, which has done
> absolutely nothing to increase the maximum screen resolution. I have tested
> both the native ACS console, the Teamviewer and NoMachine and all three
> graphical setups give me a maximum of 1024x768.
> Could someone please help me to increase the screen resolution to something more
> usefull, like at least 1920x1080 or better?
> Many thanks
> Andrei

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