[vbox-dev] screen resolution

Alexey Eromenko al4321 at gmail.com
Wed Apr 20 10:13:13 PDT 2011

On Wed, Apr 20, 2011 at 7:03 PM, Vincent Yau <vyau1234 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I have linux (fedora) as guest and Win 7 as host using Virtualbox.  It
> runs great.
> I have a question about how screen resolution is handled inside guest.
>  My host resolution is 1440x900.
> Inside fedora, my resolution is 1024x768 and that is the max
> resolution reported.
> Is it possible to adjust resolution inside fedora to anything other
> than what's listed (via xrandr -s), as long as my host display adapter
>  supports it?

Yes, after you install Guest Additions. They provide the necessary drivers.
Without drivers, only standard VGA/VESA resolutions will work.

Currently Fedora 12/13/14 are fully supported by VirtualBox 4.0.x.

-Alexey Eromenko "Technologov"

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