Ask Ubuntu is a question and answer site for Ubuntu users and developers. Join them; it only takes a minute:

Sign up
Here's how it works:
  1. Anybody can ask a question
  2. Anybody can answer
  3. The best answers are voted up and rise to the top

This question already has an answer here:

I have a dell E6230, installed Ubuntu 14.04 in VirtualBox. The display defaults to 600x400 showing the upper left corner of the screen. It's the only resolution that shows in the GUI.

How do I get it to a higher resolution? The system has an Intel HD graphics 4000.

share|improve this question

marked as duplicate by Sylvain Pineau, Takkat, Eric Carvalho, karel, Avinash Raj May 2 '14 at 3:32

This question has been asked before and already has an answer. If those answers do not fully address your question, please ask a new question.

Try install VirtualBox guest additions. – Sneetsher Apr 24 '14 at 22:39

Install guest additions for virtual box. Then you can do custom resolutions.

Manual description of guest additions

How to video

share|improve this answer

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.