You can edit graphics type for a video card.


Virtual machines must be powered off.


  1. Under Graphics Devices, select a graphics card and click Edit.
    1. Select Shared for VMware shared virtual graphics.
    2. Select Shared Direct for Vendor shared passthrough graphics.
  2. Click OK.


If you select a device, it shows which virtual machines are using that device if they are active.

What to do next

After clicking OK, you must restart Xorg on the host.