Only 1024x768 display resolution for Kubuntu in KVM VM
nnelson at infowest.com
Sat Jun 20 15:09:50 UTC 2020
Sai, That solved the problem nicely. Thank you.
On 6/20/20 7:58 AM, Sai Vinoba wrote:
> On Fri, 19 Jun 2020 20:17:44 -0600, Neil Nelson <nnelson at infowest.com> wrote:
>> On Ubuntu-Studio yesterday I saw they were going from Xubuntu to Kubuntu
>> for the 20.10 release and made some good statements about it. I
>> downloaded the Kubuntu 20.04 ISO and created a KVM VM on my Xubuntu host
>> to check it out. The low memory and CPU usage are very good and it has a
>> great look.
>> I tried to change the resolution to 1920x1080 but it would instantly
>> snap back to 1024x768 each time. I have a 1920x1080 resolution in both
>> Xubuntu and Ubuntu VMs and my monitor and video card support that
>> resolution. It would be great to have the higher resolution for the
>> Kubuntu VM.
>> Neil Nelson
> Hi Neil,
> I have faced this issue with KDE. You have to change video driver (Graphics Controller) for your virtual machine to be VBoxVGA (or may be VBoxSVGA) but _not_ VMSVGA on VirtualBox. If you are on KVM (Virt-Manager?), it would be VGA not QXL.
> This is for KDE only; other DEs I used did not exhibit this issue. Don't know the technical details for this issue.
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