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ubuntu as guest in virtualbox at host with high DPI screen

I was wondering, I like the fullscreen mode (host + f by default), but this is unfortunately not very helpful with a 3200x1800 resolution screen (15 inches). The scaling mode (host + C) is better, but ...
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Auto-adjusting the guest display on VirtualBox 4.2.16

I've got a 13.04 guest running under OS X, and have been having trouble getting my Ubuntu VM to use conventional resolutions (currently uses 4:3 aspect ratio with horizontally compressed UI, even ...
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0answers
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how to set windows 7 resolution to 16:9 in virtualbox running in ubuntu 12.04?

I have installed Virtualbox in Ubuntu 12.04, and I created a virtual guest with Windows 7 64bit. Guest additions were also installed. It works fine, but I can't set the resolution to anything higher ...
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0answers
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virtualbox resolution problem

I was using ubuntu on virtualbox withen windows, and I used a command line in ubuntu to make ubuntu run on 1600*900 resolution .. after that I installed for some reason virtualbox additions. ...
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1answer
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Screen Resolution issue on Ubuntu 13.04 installed under Virtualbox

I have Host OS -Windows-7 and Guest OS -Ubuntu 13.04. Problem is when I open any web-page in browser e.g firefox, I can't see the bottom of web-page. I'm facing same issue with Remote Desktop ...
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0answers
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Virtual Machine Ubunt host WinXP guest resolution problem

i'm runnig virtual machine 4.1.12 on my ubuntu 12.04. The guest system is Windows Xp professional. Now my problem is that i cannot change the resolution it sticks to 800x600. I wish to get a 16:9 ...
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Why can I not set custom resolution for Ubuntu 12.04 running in a virtual machine?

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 on the latest VirtualBox release and I cannot change the resolution. Here are the commands that i run: -- in Windows VBoxManage setextradata "Ubuntu" ...
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1answer
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How to get Ubuntu VB guest to use monitor's native resolution?

I am running an Ubuntu 12.04 VirtualBox guest (with Guest Additions installed) within a Windows 7 host. How can I set the resolution of the guest VB to match the physical machine's native ...
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1answer
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How do I get a larger screen resolution in VirtualBox on Mac OS X?

I am running the new Mac Air 13" with OS X 10.8.2. I then downloaded the latest VirtualBox 4.2.6. Then, I installed Ubuntu 10.04 into the VM. First off, after I installed the VirtualBox Guest ...
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0answers
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Ubuntu 12.10 in Virtualbox 4.2.4 Screen resolution limited to 1600x1200

I have installed Ubuntu 12.10 (x64) in VirtualBox 4.2.4 on Windows 7, and installed Guest additions with no problems reported. I set the display memory to 128Mb. After rebooting, the display ...
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5answers
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Virtualbox, How do I change guest (precise) resolution to 16:9 (1920x1080) instead of default 4:3?

There are many questions about resolution issues on askubuntu but no question/solution seems to solve my issue. I've a 12.04/precise host system and installed Ubuntu 12.04/precise as guest system as ...
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2answers
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How do I maximize the Ubuntu screen when it is a Virtualbox guest?

I am VirtualBox on windows 7. The VM has Ubuntu32bit (latest version) running. I am unable to maximimze the Ubuntu window. Here's a screen shot of what I see: Please, please go easy on me! I'm ...
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screen DPI - is there and equivalent command/action to Windows 150% Display

I have a wide screen of high resolution and I see everything small on it. So In windows I set the display to 150%, I would like to do something similar in Ubuntu. Simply changing screen resolution to ...
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What could be the reason for my resolution to be right running 11.10 on VirtualBox and not on machine? [closed]

When I install Ubuntu 11.10 on my VirtualBox (running on Windows 7) and update the packages, it recognizes the display as the VirtualBox display, and gives me the options of various resolutions, one ...
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2answers
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VirtualBox screen resolution with Windows 7

When I install Windows 7 32bit in VirtualBox on Ubuntu 32bit I've got a problem. The Windows 7 install can't make its resolution equal my notebook screen resolution of 1280x800.
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1answer
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Wide screen resolution in VirtualBox

I've installed Windows 7 in VirtualBox hosted by Ubuntu. After the installation in Windows 7 I can't see the resolution I need (wide screen). I have only the 4:3 (1024x768 etc.) How can I fix this? ...
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2answers
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Ubuntu 11.10 unable to reconize monitor while running in VM

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 ...
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14answers
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Higher screen resolution for VirtualBox?

I have been trying this for a while but no luck. I installed ubuntu-11.10-desktop-i386 twice. Also installed guest additions. However I always get maximum screen resolution as, 1024 x 768. Do I need ...
2
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1answer
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How do I make Ubuntu full scale in Virtual Box

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 ...
2
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1answer
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Resizable screen mode for VirtualBox behaves strange with Ubuntu as guest

I have Ubuntu both as guest and as host. I use VirtualBox 4, just downloaded from the official repository. After installing the guest extensions, I got this strange problem: When I activate the ...
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11answers
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Higher screen resolution in VirtualBox?

I've just installed Ubuntu 10.04 into VirtualBox on Windows 7. Unfortunately the only options showing for screen resolution are 640x480 and 800x600 and the monitor is showing as 'Unknown'. How ...