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I have just installed the virtualbox application on my Ubuntu 14.04 OS (host OS).
I then installed another Ubuntu 14.04 "inside" the VM i.e. the guest OS. The problem is the resolution is tiny and unusable and I need to increase the resolution "inside" the guest OS
here is what I have tried already
starting with a brand new install of Ubuntu 14.04 "inside" the VM
Install and configure the virtualbox guest additions
sudo apt-get install virtualbox-guest-additions-iso- (run from inside the guest OS)
this seemed to attempt to modify/build kernel modules, and there were some failures.
- Then set x86 virtualization settings (again inside the guest OS)
- Go to System settings → Software and Updates → Additional drivers
- Use x86 virtualization solutions...
- then reboot VirtualBox
Then what am I supposed to do - from there?
I have tried going into (from the host) virtualbox application -> file -> preferences -> display, then apply a "hint" of say 800x600.
But when I start the virtual box the res. is still something like 640 x 480 If I go into the guest OS'es display settings - there is still no option
I have also googled for a solution and see there are answers, but they are outdated, give various solutions that dont work for me