Comments 5 Helpful 1 Follow Share Posted In Red Hat Virtualization Tags kvm Put 2 screen in KVM virtual machine Latest response 2017-10-01T12:44:27+00:00 Helllo, I RHEL6 with KVM. We have a virtual machine. Is it possible to put 2 screens for the virtual machine? thank you very much regards valentin Started 2015-02-27T11:41:46+00:00 by Valentín Martín Manzanero Community Member 45 points Log in to join the conversation Responses Sort By Oldest Sort By Newest Red Hat Guru 3130 points 27 February 2015 1:23 PM Robert Krátký Hi Valentín, Yes, it's possible, but the method depends on what guest system you want to be running with two displays. For Windows, there's a solution on the Customer Portal: How to set up a multihead Windows guest using virt-manager on RHEL 6.3. For Linux, it's a little easier. Just make sure that your VM is configured to use Spice Display and the QXL driver. This can be done in the virt-manager GUI or manually (see the Spice User Manual: Multiple monitor support). Then you can add additional displays using the View -> Displays submenu in the remote-viewer window. Community Member 45 points 2 March 2015 11:32 AM Valentín Martín Manzanero Hi Robert: First of all I would like to thank you for your cooperation. I tell you what are our needs. We have an application that requires two screens and it has to work in pseudocolor mode virtually. I RH6 with KVM. I just install a machine RHE6 Monitor Spice and glx video. Can not see the second monitor. What escapes me ?. Can work in pseudocolor? Thank you very much Regards Valentín Red Hat Guru 3130 points 4 March 2015 5:42 PM Robert Krátký Hi Valentín, About the second display: connect to the (running) virtual machine using the remote-viewer tool like this (assuming you're using the default port number for Spice): remote-viewer spice://localhost:5900 Then go to the View -> Displays submenu and tick an additional display. About pseudocolor: I have never used this, but theoretically, you should be able to instruct Xorg to run in pseudocolor mode by setting the default color depth to 8 bits. According to the Xorg man page, the pseudocolor mode is the default mode for that color depth, so it should render in that mode. The 'Screen' section of your xorg.conf file would then need to include this: Section "Screen" DefaultDepth 8 EndSection However, as I said, I have not tested this, and I don't know whether QEMU is going to be happy about that. Red Hat Newbie 18 points 1 October 2017 10:42 AM Joseph Canton This is typical not very helpful documentation. Too narrow a discussion. Does not give any info for view-viewer or context: presumes audience knows something about Spice, presumes audience knows something about virt-viewer, presumes audience knows something about how NOT to connect to guest if using virt-viewer. Even if you can't get this info into 1 page a refrence list to 1 page articles on each of the subjects is necessary. This started only making sense to me after I found this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UySlAfz7e7Q and also the spice website. The help that this article did provide for me is: 1. knowledge that 2 monitors can be configured, 2. spice, not vnc is the right path. Otherwise, not much help. This article and 2 hours of research fixes the problem. Red Hat Guru 3130 points 1 October 2017 12:44 PM Robert Krátký Hi Joseph, This is a discussion in a user forum, and as such it tries to solve a specific problem. If some parts of the offered solution remain unclear to you, feel free to ask additional questions. If you faced a similar problem and was able to find a solution yourself, please, share it with the community. Was this helpful? Yes No We appreciate your feedback. Leave a comment if you would like to provide more detail. It looks like we have some work to do. Leave a comment to let us know how we could improve. Close Welcome! Check out the Getting Started with Red Hat page for quick tours and guides for common tasks.