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Old 08-28-2007, 03:19 PM   #1
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Fedora 6 on VMware VPC (Host: WinXP)


Hello all... I have setup a VMware VPC for an installation of Fedora Core 6 (taking the RedHat academy @ school, it's pretty cool).

Fedore loaded great, and she runs beautifully, however here is my request for help...

How do I configure the resolution. I have a graphics card that can handle good resolutions but I'm not sure it the issue is with Fedora (which I kind'a doubt) or VMware.

I figured I'd ask the community to see what you all knew. Thank you everyone!!!
 
Old 09-01-2007, 10:07 AM   #2
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I never installed a guest linux distro but a guest windows os one installs the special tools from the menu to add higher resolution and other genric virtual hardware to the OS. My guess the same may apply to linux distros. But from any windows based os guest it is all considered all virtual hardware. Does not matter if you have a $3000 video card. It still only uses a standard generic driver.

A quick google for fedora under vmware shown many links. Google that and read through them.

Brian

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Old 09-01-2007, 05:17 PM   #3
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... A quick google for fedora under vmware shown many links. Google that and read through them.

Brian
THANK YA!!!
 
Old 09-01-2007, 05:28 PM   #4
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Just curious as to what you found and did to increase resolution.

Brian
 
Old 09-04-2007, 05:22 PM   #5
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Well, I was unable to load a tools package from VMWare b/c it would cost money. I currently have none of that, so I wasn't able to do so.
HOWEVER! I have figured that you are 100% correct on the virtual aspect Brian. I am actually concidering nuking my HDD and installing Fedora directly to see how she run.

I'll keep ya posted as I go to let you know what happens.
 
  


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