[plug] Ubuntu Screen Res in VMWare

Steve Baker steve at iinet.net.au
Wed Jan 2 14:26:18 WST 2008

Have you installed the VMWare tools?

Greg wrote:
> I found the work around restarting the VM made the changes take 
> effect. I dont know if this is something  that only occurs with 
> VMware. I would have expected Ubuntu to prompt if a reboot was needed. 
> Now I just need to find the best resolution setting so that I can now 
> switch to full screen mode without VMware complaining.
> Greg wrote:
>> Hi PLUG People
>> I have installed Ubuntu desktop 7.10 within VMware. I can't seem to 
>> change the screen resolution from 1680 x 1050. I have tried viewing 
>> /etc/X11/xorg.conf but there seems to be no entry for the default. Of 
>> course firstly I tried through the menu system but changes do not 
>> seem to take effect.
>> Happy New Year!
>> Greg

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