Virtual PC 7 (Mac OSX) and Ubuntu/Kubuntu

Martin J Hooper martinjh at
Sun Sep 11 12:31:00 CDT 2005

Mathewson wrote:
> I use VPC7 on my G4 Macintoshes to "knock up" quick,
> impressionistic demos for would-be Linux users (lovely for
> DSL, BeatriX, Puppy and so on) but after extremely smooth
> installs of both Ubuntu and Kubuntu 5 the screen resolution
> goes all "Gooey" and as a result all is lost.

This might be for vmware but I think that it doesn't run in 32bit colour 
which is what Ubuntu starts in.

Can you get a text prompt?

If so try running:

sudo dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg

and change it from 32bit to 16bit graphics and see wether that helps or 

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