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I have the guest additions installed. I've increased the resolution to (1600x1200 max). My monitor is a 25" (widescreen) and supports up to 1920x1280. How do I get the window to resize to fill the entire screen. It seems like Ubuntu only supports 4:3 ratio and not 16:9. Is there a way to fix this?

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I'm assuming you have tried Full Screen and Seemless modes. My guess is you might not have to increase the Video Memory you have configured for Virtual Box.

For size estimates: with 64 Mb of Video memory configured in Virtual Box, I am running a Full Screen Mode display of Ubuntu 10.04 at 2560x1024 resolution.

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Seamless mode is greyed out for me. How do I enable it? – Micah Feb 23 '11 at 17:41
Reinstalling guest additions fixed it. Thanks! – Micah Feb 23 '11 at 17:43

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