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- Enable graphics card in VirtualBox 3 answers
I managed to use Unity (slowly) and then installed Lubuntu. I restarted the machine and now I CAN'T GET X TO LOAD ON TTY7. I can switch to login terminals though. jockey-text tells me that I am using the kmod:vboxguest. I installed nvidia-common and tried to set it as default using jockey-text but jockey-text only detects the kmod driver.
I was going to report this on Launchpad but I don't think I understand about drivers in VirtualBox fully...can someone explain how to install and make default the nvidia-common driver in Ubuntu 13.04 Daily in VirtualBox?
Guest RAM: ~1.5GB Intel Pentium M Dual-Core @ 2.5GHz NVidia GeForce 7050
Update 1: I rebooted and now I get
[ OK ] in the top right with a flashing cursor.
Update 2: Found this. (Yahoo Answers post from 4 years ago that says that the virtual machine can't use things on your motherboard. Hmm).
Update 3: FIXED, just typed
sudo lightdm in tty1 and that seemed to start it. (facepalm)
Update 4: ...or not...tried 'sudo lightdm' and it just came up with a load of text ending in [OK] on tty7. Restarted and now it won't boot at all.
Note: I was going to answer myself but couldn't (due to a low rep cooldown) and now it still doesn't work.