Questions tagged [spice]

SPICE provides fast remote desktop connections to guests of implementing hypervisors, e.g. QEMU and KVM.

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How can I get sound from a Boxes VM?

I am running an Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS VM on a PureOS 8.0 host, running GNOME Boxes 3.30.3 and a QEMU session broker. The VM has spice-vdagent 0.17.0 installed. I cannot get audio in the VM to play. I ...
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KVM - How to remove virtual video card, but keep the SPICE Server?

I am passing through a physical GPU to my virtual machine, and using the SPICE Server/Display Spice for sound. However, the virtual GPU (Cirrus/QXL/VGA/Virtio/VMVGA/Xen) is causing some sort of ...
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Spice for graphic, pulseaudio for sound

When we use Spice in a virtual machine under KVM/qemu/libvirt, the QEMU_AUDIO_DRV is set to spice by default. My host (debian-Stretch) use a good sound card (Xonar DX) and a better sound driver (...
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Spice Server Codec problem

I compiled(make) spice server source with option '--enable-gstreamer=0.10.36'. But As a result of debugging, I've found that 'default_video_codecs' still shows 'spice: mjpeg'. I want to know what ...
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Virt-viewer fullscreen with 2 monitors in dwm or i3

Is there a way to start virt-viewer -f domain in DWM or i3 so it automatically fills all (2 of) my monitors as it does in gnome? When I try now virt-viewer open both screens on 1 monitor on top of ...
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Unable to locate package spice-vdagent in debian

I am running a live debian as a guest OS in VMM. $ sudo apt install spice-vdagent ... E: unable to locate package spice-vdagent Do I need to add some repository first? The repository configuration ...
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KVM Spice connection to hardware GPU

I have an asymmetric triple-head linux box. It's hosting a Windows 10 VM with GPU passthrough, which I'd like to also have triple-head soft display on the Linux host. Is there any way to use Spice ...
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16:9 aspect ratio on Windows KVM guest (specifically 1366x768)

I have a debian machine which I installed proxmox onto. I have been having trouble getting one of my guest machines (specifically a windows guest) to achieve a resolution of 1366x768. The solution in ...
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What is the difference between xspice and x11spice?

Recently I've been trying to enable spice in container using Docker for remote display, I've discovered two applicable resources to do so. First one is the xspice, if I should call it so, which ...
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prevent Qemu / Spice from grabbing keys that are bound elsewhere

My setup: Qemu with Spice display managed by libvirt running on Linux with X11. I’m looking for a way to preserve key bindings in the window manager and the X server when a Qemu client is focused. A ...
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kvm Spice graphics error: failed to get_drawable

I'm running KVM on an Ubuntu server 16.04. I'm trying to change the resolution of a vm running a desktop environment. to do so I use virt-viewer from remote to connect to the vm: virt-viewer --...
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virt-manager copy and paste,is possible to disable it?

I use virtual machines with virt-manager and kvm-qemu. Simple question: on VirtualBox I can enable the addon for auto-resize of screen,and I like it. I also disable copy and paste because I want ...
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How to set arbitrary video mode in QEMU and QXL/Spice with Windows 7 guest?

I have a libvirt/KVM with QEMU running a Windows 7 guest using the Spice/QXL video emulator. How do I set a graphics mode not listed by default in the Windows screen resolution settings? For example,...
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Guest-agent vs Spice agent

which is the difference between the guest agent qemu-ga-x64.msi and the spice agent = couple vdservice + vdagent for a windows guest ? are they exclusive ou complementary ?
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How to create KVM guest with SPICE graphics but TLS disabled using virt-install?

I am using virt-install (see below) to create a guest. All seems fine up to the point where it complains about auto-allocation of the SPICE TLS port. Here's what I am running and the full output: # ...
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How to let Qemu autoselect a listening port for Spice?

I'm switching some VMs from VNC display type to SPICE. VNC display type offers a very handy to= parameter allowing QEMU to automatically use the first free port from a defined range: -display vnc=...
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Configure KVM/QEMU with TLS?

New to virtualization and kvm and I have a problem when i try to create a virtual machine with spice: virt-install --name Windows-7-x64 --ram 2048 --disk path=~/kvm/images/win7.img,size=50 --vcpus=1 -...
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How do I detach, then re-attach to a kvm spice session?

I have started a kvm session with typical qxl and spice options. The vm is running in the background via nohup. I then started the spice client on the same host, using it to log in to the vm's gnome ...
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can't get 16:9 ratio on kvm, only 16:10 or 4:3

I am running a Windows 7 KVM on CentOS 7. The Windows 7 guest resolutions are all 4:3 or 16:10 My monitor is 1920x1080, but KVM/Spice/Whatever is only offering me 1920x1200. I don't know what part ...