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Ubuntu 12.04 minimum memory requirements suggest at least 512 megabytes for a desktop install. Visit https://www.virtualbox.org/manual/ch01.html#gui-createvm, they give similar recommendations. So I would not go below 512MB for sure. But prefer keeping 1024MB if you see your host swap being actively used though.
Looks like you're running VirtualBox 4.3 but the PPA for VirtualBox in the Ubuntu repositories is pulling an older version 4.1.12. If you want to install the virtual box guest additions for the proper version of VirtualBox you're running I'd suggest using the Virtual Box Manager menu option.
After struggling over and over and over .... uninstalled all virtualbox guest stuff and reinstalled dkms FIRST and then guest additions, and then was able to do View->Auto-resize Guest Display. What finally worked: Either substitute to root or use sudo for each apt-get: $ sudo su - Password: ********** apt-get remove virtualbox-guest-dkms apt-get ...
You can simply install MS Office inside the virtual machine as if it were a normal, standalone windows system. i.e. if you can access the installation files (either on CD/DVD or in an .iso or .exe) from inside the virtual machine you should be able to install Office like normal. If you have an MS Office installation disc, you need to tell VirtualBox to ...
I suggest you select an address outside the range used by the DHCP server in the router rather than copy over the same address. Also, you must specify DNS nameservers: auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto eth0 #iface eth0 inet dhcp iface eth0 inet static address 192.168.43.200 netmask 255.255.255.0 gateway 192.168.43.1 dns-nameservers 184.108.40.206 192.168.43.1 ...
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