[vbox-dev] OpenGL/3D on Mac Hosts... Screenshots

Louis King Jr inlieuoflou at gmail.com
Thu May 30 20:56:12 GMT 2013

the error in the Ternimal....
louiss-imac:~ Mine$ VirtualBox -startvm "LMDE Cinnamon" --rmode image
VirtualBox: error: Code NS_ERROR_NOT_IMPLEMENTED (0x80004001) - Not
implemented (extended info not available)
VirtualBox: error: Context:
of file crservice.cpp

On Thu, May 30, 2013 at 4:48 PM, Louis King Jr <inlieuoflou at gmail.com>wrote:

> when I use 'VirtualBox -startvm <guest's name> --rmode image' I get a
> message about starting in 16 bit color mode although it does start in 32
> bit color. The screenshot is still black. That's when I tried it with LMDE
> - Cinnamon.
> On Thu, May 30, 2013 at 3:30 PM, Sergey Dubov <Sergey.Dubov at oracle.com>wrote:
>> **
>> Louis King Jr <inlieuoflou at gmail.com> писал(а) в своём письме Thu, 30
>> May 2013 22:00:53 +0400:
>> This has been a long standing problem with VirtualBox running on Mac
>> hosts. For whatever reason screenshots on Linux guests running Compiz or
>> Unity or Gnome3 or Cinnamon can not take screenshots. All one gets is an
>> empty black screen. I've been told this is not an issue for the Windows or
>> Linux versions of VB. As of today's 4.2.51 version it's still an issue. If
>> it is one of the things being worked on currently of course ignore this
>> message.
>> I would mention the current version of Debian 7 with Gnome 3 does
>> actually work as far as screenshots go and I have no idea why.
>> Hi.
>> Is it the case with QImage frame-buffer too?
>> I mean by default MacOS X host VM uses Quartz2D frame-buffer but there is
>> an experimental QImage frame-buffer support which can be used by trunk VM
>> through '--rmode image' passed as additional argument to 'VirtualBox
>> -startvm <vm name>' like:
>> VirtualBox -startvm Ubuntu --rmode image
>> --
>> *With Best Regards,*
>> *[Oracle/VirtualBox] Sergey Dubov
>> *
>> *
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