The future of Linux

Maximilien Noal noal.maximilien at
Tue Jun 11 00:20:11 CEST 2013

Le 11/06/2013 00:10, Chris Angelico a écrit :
> The only reason I ask is because VirtualBox runs a Windows guest in 
> the current Linux resolution. If that Windows guest switches to 
> full-screen mode, it just uses a tiny piece of screen in the middle, 
> instead of scaling it up. In theory, I ought to be able to set the 
> Linux screen res to 640x480 and stretch the display; but I don't want 
> to disrupt all my previously-arranged workspaces full of terminals. 
> Hence, if I could have one workspace that's at a different screen res, 
> that'd be ubercool. But I suspect that's not possible.
I think VirtualBox scales the resolution of the VM to fullscreen 
resolution if the VirtualBox Guest Additions are installed and running 
in the VM.

You can install them from the 'Device" menu of the VM.


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