I'm currently running Ubuntu 11.10 64bit in a VirtualBox VM and for some reason it has be stuck at 1024x768, with the monitor being unrecognised (shows as unknown). Is there a way to tell Ubuntu that I have a monitor that can show a higher resolution and hence obtain more real estate for my VM?
@canadiancreed have you tried installing the VirtualBox Guest Additions? That will allow you to add a virtual driver for your monitor so that different resolutions can be supported. In my experience with VBox, that has shown to be a game-changer for usability.
HTH. Have a nice day. :)
Hey go for following link http://www.sysprobs.com/install-virtualbox-guest-additions-on-ubuntu-11-10-2d-and-3d-unity-issues
hope this helps