VirtualBox

Ticket #2428 (closed defect: invalid)

Opened 6 years ago

Last modified 5 years ago

Resolution max. 800x600 in Kubuntu guest

Reported by: peterklaassen@… Owned by:
Priority: major Component: guest additions
Version: VirtualBox 2.0.2 Keywords: resolution, guest additions
Cc: Guest type: Linux
Host type: Linux

Description (last modified by frank) (diff)

Host Kubuntu HH 8.04 with KKDE 3.5
Kernel Linux 2.6.24-21-generic (x86_64)
Vbox 2.02 puel
Guest Additions installed
Guest XP max. resolution works fine
Guest Kubuntu max. resoltion 800x600
Version Kubuntu HH 8.04 with KDE 4.1

no way to change it

Change History

comment:1 Changed 6 years ago by frank

  • Description modified (diff)

Peter, please have a look at section 9.12 of the VirtualBox user manual. Are you able to resize the Kubuntu guest window with the mouse and does the guest resolution change?

comment:2 Changed 5 years ago by peterklaassen@…

I found out that it has to do with loading guest additions in the Linux guest. This however does not work through the menu, but has t be installed manually. After that all resolutions work fine and the driver vboxvideo is added to xorg.conf The bugreport therefor should be changed to the inability of using the menu option install guest additions when in a linux guest. in xp guest it works fine.

comment:3 Changed 5 years ago by sandervl73

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Resolution set to fixed

That's a difference between Linux and Windows. Afaik there's no way to do this in Linux.

comment:4 Changed 5 years ago by sandervl73

  • Status changed from closed to reopened
  • Resolution fixed deleted

comment:5 Changed 5 years ago by sandervl73

  • Status changed from reopened to closed
  • Resolution set to invalid
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