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in VirtualBox the Extended Feature PAE/NX is not enabled by default, once you make your virtual machine, before starting it, click the settings button for that machine, click system, then the processor tab, and put a tick in the PAE/NX to enable that operation, also check the acceleration tab to make sure that hardware virtualization is enabled, for ...


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For the sake of completeness. 14.04 works on Hyper-V generation 2. Among other things kernel version 3.13 is required for generation 2. I am using it myself and it works nicely. You might want to set the screen resolution manually though, as mode setting in the usual way is not yet supported by the hyperv_fb kernel module. This can be archived by opening ...


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The free space is to the right corner. you cannot simply add extra space present somewhere on the hdd to any partitions. for your case, you need to shift 2gb adjoining your partition. this means that you have to delete your swap and the extended partition and then resize your main partition to accomodate for the extra space.. then you have to create a new ...


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Gaming in a Virtual box will not give you a good experience. 3D resources (e.g. GPU RAM) will be shared with your 12.04 host. Some games will probably work, like Minecraft. But running heavy programs like recent DirectX games will not work. So my suggestion will be to run a XP Virtual machine for old games and dual boot Windows 7 for recent games.


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I will suggest there are five stages of using both Ubuntu and Windows. Here is the list of the five stages in chronological order from the first stage to the last stage. As a new Ubuntu user you are still at stage 1 in the list. New Ubuntu user runs Windows in a virtual machine so that he can pop back into Windows any time it's necessary. Oracle VirtualBox ...



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