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Re: Aw: Re: graphical desktop in virtualbox
Date: Mon, 6 Apr 2020 15:55:05 +0200
From: "Pierre Dupond" <76nemo76%gmx.ch@localhost>
| 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.
The X server discovers modes from the device generally these days, and
that kind of change isn't needed. But the virtualbox graphics device
has to have made that mode available - that's what you can do using some
CLI command on the virtualbox server system - add a new mode which
virtualbox will then make available to the X server in the client.
As I said before, I used to do this several years ago. I doubt they've
dropped support. Guest extensions weren't needed, as the guest did nothing
at all unusual or requiring any special attention - all that happens is
the (virtual) display offered by virtualbox has an extra available mode.
| Is it still the case? Where should this file be installed (probably in
If you need an xorg.conf file that's where it would be - but you really
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