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Change the VNC Server Resolution (Doc ID 1559328.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 13, 2021

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Generic Linux


In Oracle Linux, the resultion size of default VNC is restricted, it prevents some large window from properly displaying.

This article outline how to change the VNC session resolution.


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In this Document
 1) Enable vncserver manually, to generate a default configuration file.
 2) Kill the vncserver
 3) Edit ~/.vnc/xstartup
 4) Start the VNC server again with a screen resolution
 5) Connect to the VNC server

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