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Old 07-12-2016, 04:32 PM   #1
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Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM): Switching from KVM guest to host (e.g. Linux Mint) & maximize guest screen


Guest to Host control switching:
I have KVM (Kernel-based Virtual Machine) running CentOs7.

While in KVM running a guest VM,
I like to switch control back to host (Linux Mint or whatever).
In VirtualBox, you press right-Ctrl, then Alt+Tab to display host's apps list in GUI. This does not work in KVM.

For KVM, while inside a guest VM, I tried left-side Ctrl+Alt then Alt+Tab. No luck

Where can I find hotkey information on KVM?

Screen size:
I tried virt-manager's menu "view>scale to display", it does not
widen to fill the left and right sides of my display's edges.
How do I do that?

Thank you.

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Old 07-13-2016, 06:59 PM   #2
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Need a clarification: When you use the term "KVM", are you referring to a Keyboard-Video-Mouse hardware switch (to switch between two or more computers with one set of Keyboard, Video, and Mouse), or something else? Thanks.
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KVM = (Kernel-based Virtual Machine)


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