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Aw: Re: graphical desktop in virtualbox

    I have tried the command but the mode 1440x900 is not found.
If I remeber well, few years ago, one has to add these
modes in the Xorg.conf files.

Is it still the case? Where should this file be installed (probably in

Best regards

> Gesendet: Montag, 06. April 2020 um 11:33 Uhr
> Von: "JTR" <>
> An:
> Betreff: Re: graphical desktop in virtualbox
> Hi!
> I run VirtualBox 6.1.4 on Win10x64 host. The guest is NetBSD 9.0 amd64,
> no extensions installed. Using
> xrandr --output default --mode 1440x900
> in xterm, the VirtualBox window changes to the given resolution, without
> any prior changes to the X settings.
> Best regards:
> J.
> ------ Original Message ------
> From: "Sad Clouds" <>
> To: "Pierre Dupond" <>
> Cc:
> Sent: 2020. 04. 06. 10:52:01
> Subject: Re: graphical desktop in virtualbox
> There were many responses to you original email, but I couldn't
> quite figure out if anyone suggested a practical solution to your
> problem. I'm interested to know the answer as well, as I also run
> NetBSD as a VirtualBox VM.
> I didn't think VirtualBox extensions were usable with NetBSD guests,
> so I've used a different solution - TigerVNC. It is one of a few
> software packages that also works reasonably well on sparc64. If you
> need details on how to set it up to run remote X11 session, then drop
> me a quick email and I'll give you a copy of my scripts.

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