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VirtualBox VM's menu not visible, can't insert Guest Additions media

Usually in VirtualBox I can insert a "Guest Addition CD image" by selecting a menu item. In the same menu I think I remember some view options were available, for instance to allow free resizing. ...
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Windows 8 host, Virtual Machine with Ubuntu 15.10. Reinstall with more VRAM, is it possible ? Or…?

I'm brand new to VirtualBox and Ubuntu, both. I have an HP 2000 laptop, 4 GIG of RAM and plenty of VRAM, 1.30 gigahertz AMD E-300 APU with Radeon HD Graphics,128 kilobyte primary memory cache, 1024 ...
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problem on display resolution while using VirtualBox to run Ubuntu 14.04

I am a new guys on Linux and I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 from VirtualBox which run on my desktop Windows 7. After successfully installed I have found the display resolution only have 640x480 and ...
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install Ubuntu 14 on virtual box

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.10 desktop on virtual box but it is crashing when live cd start booting up. My host is Ubuntu 12.04 and virtual machine 4.1.12_ubuntu r77245. I need to install ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: Installed Ubuntu on latest Virtualbox 4.3.20. After login, I can only see blank screen. I am completely new to Ubuntu. What do I do?

Installed latest Virtualbox 4.3.20 on my Windows 8.1 machine. Then downloaded and installed latest Ubuntu 14.04 LTS .iso file from ubuntu.com After set up and all, the machine asked to restart. After ...
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How do I copy and paste files from ubuntu as host OS to Windows XP as guest OS in VirtualBox? [duplicate]

I just installed a virtual machine with Windows XP, but I am not able to copy and paste files from guest to host and vice versa, I set up clipboard setting on bidirectional but still i cant.
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sizing unity window issue when running as VM under virtualbox

installed ubuntu on VM (virtualBox). How do I get the right screensize without losing real estate from the ununtu desktop within the vm virtualbox window. Can't see the full desktop.
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Testing OS, external installation or virtualbox?

I recently installed Ubuntu on my laptop and so far everything is fine, it works great. However, as a newbie, I made the silly mistake of not documenting myself too much about all the possible ...
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Issues running Ubuntu in Virtualbox

When I run Ubuntu on my VM it's running very slow. I saw on forums that you have to turn on 3D acceleration to run it smooth. When i turn 3D acceleration on, it shows me a blackscreen after Ubuntu ...
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Can't get 3d accel working in Ubuntu 17.04, Virtual Box. “Could not mount the media/drive …” error

I'm following the directions here and in the related question here. I have run the following in my guest Ubuntu os: $ sudo apt install build-essential module-assistant dkms $ sudo m-a prepare But ...
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Have trouble with Virtualbox and Ubuntu

The install went ok but my screen is small and computer runs very slow. I don't know how I did this, but it's running (snapshot 1) could this be the problem?
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16.04 - resolution change breaks up the display [duplicate]

I'm running a Virtualbox VM with Ubuntu. I've installed virtualbox-guest-dkms and the guest additions to automatically change the resolution every time that I change the size of the virtual box. This ...
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Why does Ubuntu either detect the size of hosting OS window or not?

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04.4 under Oracle Virtual Box 4.3.12 and found that Ubuntu sometimes detects the size of hosting windows and sometimes not. I want it always detects. How to ensure this?

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