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From Andrija Panic <andrija.pa...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: poor screen resolution
Date Wed, 07 Oct 2015 18:38:51 GMT
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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