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From Andrei Mikhailovsky <and...@arhont.com>
Subject Re: poor screen resolution
Date Thu, 08 Oct 2015 10:47:35 GMT
thanks guys, the RDP is working okay with custom resolution. 

However, I can't achieve this with my Linux desktops, which is a majority. It is still poor
at 1024x768. Any thoughts how to change that? 

thanks 

----- Original Message -----

From: "Andrija Panic" <andrija.panic@gmail.com> 
To: users@cloudstack.apache.org 
Sent: Wednesday, 7 October, 2015 7:38:51 PM 
Subject: Re: poor screen resolution 

It should be god, Citrix's technology in RDP ;) 
On Oct 7, 2015 7:02 PM, "Nux!" <nux@li.nux.ro> wrote: 

> RDP in Windows 8.1+ has been improved quite a bit, almost as good as 
> XenDesktop. Then again I always had to use it over fast links, so no idea 
> how great it is with slower ones, but I'm sure it's more than decent. 
> 
> -- 
> 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: Wednesday, 7 October, 2015 11:28:58 
> > Subject: Re: poor screen resolution 
> 
> > Hi Nux, 
> > 
> > Thanks for your comments. The vms are started with default options that 
> > cloudstack uses when it starts guests. Is there a way to append "vga-std" 
> > option to a default start options set? If so, could you please let me 
> know how 
> > this could be done? 
> > 
> > I will try rdp and see if it works. Last time i've used rdp (probably 
> 3-4 years 
> > ago) I've had a pretty crap experience as everything was way too slow in 
> terms 
> > of response times to clicks, windows moves, etc. 
> > 
> > Cheers 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > 
> > From: "Nux!" <nux@li.nux.ro> 
> > To: users@cloudstack.apache.org 
> > Sent: Tuesday, 6 October, 2015 6:31:46 PM 
> > Subject: Re: poor screen resolution 
> > 
> > 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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