[Trac-bugs] [PC-BSD Trac] #502: VirtualBox Guest - Auto-resize Guest Display Not Working

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Sat Jan 28 13:55:08 PST 2012

#502: VirtualBox Guest - Auto-resize Guest Display Not Working
 Reporter:  DasFox       |       Type:  System Defect
   Status:  new          |   Priority:  major
Milestone:  9.0          |  Component:  System Configuration
  Version:  9.0-RELEASE  |   Keywords:  VirtualBox

 I'm running VirtualBox OSE 4.18 with Slackware 13.37 x86 as the Host using
 PC-BSD 9.0 as a Guest and I've noticed, not only for myself, but I've also
 seen this problem with other users, that the Auto-resize is not working.

 Fullscreen appears to work ok, but if I want to run the window in a
 maximized size so I can see my host, then I try to use the auto-resize it
 doesn't do anything and the window appears to tall and wide, because I
 noticed the scrollbars in the VirtualBox window and the taskbar at the
 bottom for LXDE does not appear.

 Here's a screen shot showing the window in a maximized size with the
 taskbar cut off.


 Also if I start PC-BSD for the first time the window seems to resize,
 because in the screen shot you'll not see any scrollbars, which indicates
 that something with the auto-resize seems to be working to a point, but if
 you then try to resize the window then you'll get the scrollbars and click
 the auto-resize nothing happens.

 The taskbar that you see at the bottom of the VirtualBox window is my

 I've attached the VB Log...


Ticket URL: <http://trac.pcbsd.org/ticket/502>
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