How to enable automatic screen resolution adaption on KVM guest OS?

asked 2017-02-16 10:40:01 -0500

gobigobi66 gravatar image


I am using virt-manager to run a few GNU Linux guests to be able to show them to a friend who wants to migrate to Linux but I am not able to run the libvirt guests in full screen (or whatever size the guest window has).

Settings are: Hypervisor: KVM, Emulator: /usr/bin/qemu/kvm. I am using Spice as display server, and for video I have tried vga, vmvga, qxl, and cirrus - none of them changed the behavior.

Guests are Ubuntu 16.04 and Elementary OS. Are there any additional drivers that I have to install on the guest OS'?

Or what I am doing wrong here?

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Hi, i can only share information for ubuntu, there i have a package installed named: spice-vdagent. And are using QXL as the kernel-module for graphics card.

Und Windows Guest i had to use QXL and installed all the drivers from virtio CD Image.

ceres2009 gravatar imageceres2009 ( 2017-02-16 12:00:13 -0500 )edit