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From Tilak Raj Singh <tila...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: poor screen resolution
Date Tue, 06 Oct 2015 17:48:29 GMT
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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