XWayland / glamor on virtual machines

Thomas Hellstrom thellstrom at vmware.com
Wed Nov 12 05:30:08 PST 2014

On 11/12/2014 01:27 PM, Peter Hanzel wrote:
> Hello all.
> I had a similar problem with gnome-wayland (missing texts). I
> rebuilded xwayland without glamor and it works now.
> The remaining problem is low resolution in VMware (640x480).
> I boot to framebuffer console and use gnome-session --session
> gnome-wayland to start it.
> If someone knows have to get normal resolution, please write me an
> email, thanks.
In principle, using the gnome display tool should suffice, although
unfortunately it seems like the
gnome-shell/wayland session crashes when trying to switch resolution....

Fixing up vmware tools to be able to handle other display servers than
Xorg automatically is on our todo list.


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