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Enable EFI mode. When booting, you may see a few errors. However, these are harmless and do nothing to your system. It will still work. When using EFI mode, make sure the chipset is set to PIIX3 mode, like in my picture. Having it on ICH9 is not fun. However, PIIX3 is the default, so you shouldn't have to set it. Apparently Ubuntu and EFI now like each ...


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I changed the chipset to ICH9, disabled nested paging. That solved it for me.


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First I have the CD/DVD set to Host with no disc in the drive, then set Display memory to at least 4 MB to use 32bit/8*1024*768*(number of monitors) I used 16 MB to try and get two display screens up and running. Next Start the machine and once it is up and running, click on Devices and 'Insert Guest Additions CD Image' or hit Host+D, where Host in my case ...


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Symptom: Each time you start/restart a virtual machine in VMware it starts in low resolution initially. Then, once you switch to full screen the resolution goes to full-screen (given that VMware tools are installed previously) Solution: When the VMware starts in small screen, do not switch to full-screen mode. Go to Displays settings within your Ubuntu ...


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Right Click on the Desktop and select Change Desktop Background. You can try the tile, zoom , center ,scale, fill, span options to fit the image according to your preference as shown.


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If you have an nVidia or ATI GPU, have you tried changing your driver, either from proprietary to non-proprietary or vice versa? My system: ~$ inxi -G Graphics: Card: NVIDIA C61 [GeForce 7025 / nForce 630a] X.Org: 1.15.1 drivers: nouveau (unloaded: fbdev,vesa) Resolution: [email protected] GLX Renderer: Gallium 0.4 on NV4C GLX ...


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Thank you, you got me almost all the way there with your line: video=eDP-1:1920x1080 However it took me a while to figure that eDP-1 was your monitor. You can see all the potential monitors in /sys/class/drm/ This one-liner, will show you what's connected: for p in /sys/class/drm/*/status; do con=${p%/status}; echo -n "${con#*/card?-}: "; cat $p; done ...



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