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From Nux! <...@li.nux.ro>
Subject Re: poor screen resolution
Date Tue, 06 Oct 2015 18:39:25 GMT
Tilak,

That's a bad recommendation. VNC is slow like hell and insecure unless you set up encryption
which is not trivial.
For Linux I guess NoMachine/NX/X2GO is prolly the best choice.

--
Sent from the Delta quadrant using Borg technology!

Nux!
www.nux.ro

----- Original Message -----
> From: "Tilak Raj Singh" <tilak72@gmail.com>
> To: users@cloudstack.apache.org
> Sent: Tuesday, 6 October, 2015 18:48:29
> Subject: Re: poor screen resolution

> For Linux try using vncserver. I used tigervnc-server on CentOS VM to get
> the resolution i want
> 
> Regards,
> Tilak
> 
> On Tue, Oct 6, 2015 at 11:01 PM, Nux! <nux@li.nux.ro> wrote:
> 
>> Andrei,
>>
>> Actually I just deployed a Windows VM and upon connecting to it via RDP,
>> it will use whatever resolution I tell it to (eg xfreerdp -g 1600x900); I'm
>> sure the Windows/Mac RDP client allows for this, too.
>>
>> I have not tried NoMachine or TeamViewer, RDP is your best bet.
>>
>> The console will allow me (windows 2012r2 guest) to set 1024x768 or
>> 1280x1024 (best).
>>
>> I think "vga -std" might help with this. Why not submit a feature request?
>>
>> --
>> Sent from the Delta quadrant using Borg technology!
>>
>> Nux!
>> www.nux.ro
>>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> > From: "Nux!" <nux@li.nux.ro>
>> > To: users@cloudstack.apache.org
>> > Sent: Tuesday, 6 October, 2015 18:12:28
>> > Subject: Re: poor screen resolution
>>
>> > 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!
>> >
>> > Nux!
>> > www.nux.ro
>> >
>> > ----- Original Message -----
>> >> From: "Andrei Mikhailovsky" <andrei@arhont.com>
>> >> To: users@cloudstack.apache.org
>> >> 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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