How can I change the screen resolution in a VMware Virtual Machine running Ubuntu to be able to view it in full-screen?
It will work best, if you install the VMWare Tools. There is a kb article for you: http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=1022525
This will enable some features like shared clipboard.
To view Ubuntu in fullscreen inside VMware, follow these steps after enabling 3D acceleration in VMware:
Install VMware tools in Ubuntu to enable dynamic screen re-sizing
Change the display option to "Automatic/host screen"
Ctrl+Alt+Enterto enable/disable full-screen mode.
- install vmware tools:
sudo ./vmware-install.pl -d
Resolutionselect it, and move dialog box to right: click