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Re: Virtualbox Lenny Guest - Screen resize and Seamless mode

2009/8/3 Chris <list.hurschler@gmx.de>:
> On Monday 03 August 2009, goran@dobosevic.com wrote:
>> Chris wrote:
>> > I am trying to get Screen resize and Seamless mode working on Lenny guest
>> > systems to no avail.
>> >
>> > I have tried insalling the guest-utils packages, as well as the
>> > guest-additions the manual way with m-a.  They install fine, but
>> > sreen-resize and seamless mode don't work.
>> >
>> > Does anyone have this working at all?  I've tried various xorg.conf files
>> > with the video driver and no screen resolutions.
>> >
>> > I am running virtualbox-ose 2.1.4 from lenny-backports on the host.
>> >
>> > Thanks,
>> >
>> > Chris
>> I also have same problem.
>> I have Debian Sid LXDE, Debian Sid XFCE and Debian Sid KDE as a guest.
>> They were first Lenny and screen size was to big so I was edit xorg.conf
>> and it was fine. After upgrade to Sid all of them have to small screen
>> with black frame around (800x600 on 15" laptop, native resolution is
>> 1024x768). Editing xorg.conf doesn't help any more.
>> Bye,
>> Goran Dobosevic
>> Hrvatski: www.dobosevic.com
>>   English: www.dobosevic.com/en/
> Lets see if anyone has it working!  I have some SIDUX guests (09-01, 09-02)
> that work...

It works for me with Virtual Box 3.0.2 and Debian squeeze.  It took me
a little while to get it working properly though, I can take a look
later when I get access to the machine to see what my final
configuration was.

I remember experimenting with different versions of the guest
additions.  I tried installing the debian packages, I tried installing
the guest additions from the Virtual Box menu, and I tried just
nothing (xorg already has some built-in support).  Unfortunately I
can't remember which I settled on.

Paul Richards

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