On Thu, 18 May 2017 00:42:18 +0200
Fox <fire...@firemail.cc> wrote:
> so I run GuixSD (on bare metal nicely and) on qemu
> but mouse capture is an issue in that gpm or whatever runs the mouse.
> I "can't come back from the Immelmann loop" , so-to-speak. The only
> "ESCAPE" is CTRL-ALT-F3 with root login and "reboot".
> I mean ... these days a VM should maybe be fine with mice of 21st.
> century design or am I going down a wrong alley ?
As others already pointed out, "Ctrl-Alt" is the way to get out of the
Mostly I don't use the VM-Window: I had some trouble with gpm and don't
know how to enable clipboard-sharing in QEMU, so I just use SSH:
My GuixSD-QEMU-Configuration has something like:
... other services here ...
(lsh-service #:port-number 3333)
Then in my host system I have an entry in my ~/.ssh/config:
When I now call "ssh g64" and enter my password, I'm connected to my
virtual machine and can use the normal mouse and copy/paste of my host
system as I would use with other remote machines.
You can also upload your SSH-Key in your virtual machine to avoid
And probably when I would setup a new VM, I would use OpenSSH
but when I started with my setup, there was only LSH.