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Can't adjust screen resolution in VirtualBox guest

I installed Windows7 on VirtualBox but the even in fullscreen the screen of the virtual machine remains small. I can't seem to be able to adjust it. Is there any way in the settings to make it ...
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Adjust resolution in xfce4 virtualbox guest guest

I have Virtualbox 4.1.2_ubuntur3859 installed on an Ubuntu 11.10 host, running a guest ubuntu server 10.04 with xfce4 and xorg installed with no-install-recommends. I have installed guest additions, ...
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Ubuntu 14 display problem on Virtualbox [duplicate]

I have just installed Ubuntu 14 on Virtualbox on my Macbook pro and I am facing some problems with its display. it seems that it is not properly scaled and i cant even access/change the display ...
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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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How can I run Windows applications in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install windows Software in Ubuntu? How do I run Windows' applications in Ubuntu ?
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How do I install Ubuntu inside VirtualBox? [duplicate]

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 as a testbed using virtual box . And my Host OS is also Ubuntu 12.04 . Please tell me how to install it using virtual box. The .iso is on my desktop , suggest me ...
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auto resize guest display grayed out under virtualbox

cannot select "auto resize guest display" or Host-G, because it is grayed out; as a result my ubuntu GUI screen running under VirtualBox does not show the whole page. For example, if I select system ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 - resolution stuck on 640x480 running in virtual box 4.3.10 ver on windows 7 [duplicate]

I am using virtual box 4.3.10 updated version and it caused my Ubuntu 14.04 to be stuck on small resolution. Can anyone help me to fix this issue? I was read on the internet you can resolve this by ...
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Ubuntu Trusty Tahr runs slowly in Virtualbox, with 3D enabled

I installed the latest Ubuntu in the latest Virtualbox. It is slow: frames are visible in animations and the mouse flickers. This question is different from many others on the net that suggest ...
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Can't change resolution for KDE in Hyper-V VM

Installed latest version of Kubuntu (17.10.1) 64-bit from https://kubuntu.org/getkubuntu/ into a VM under Hyper-V on Windows 10 Pro. Resolution is stuck at 1152x864. Too small to read things ...
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Linux VM error: VirtualBox kernel service is not running after installing Virtual Box Guest Additions [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu on VirtualBox today. In order to have a shared folder with my host OS (Win 7) I followed the advise listed here: Shared_Folder When I start the VM now I get : VBoxClient: the ...
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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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How do I prevent Ubuntu 12.04 from locking, when using Win7 in VirtualBox?

I use Ubuntu 12.04 plus Windows 7 from VirtualBox. The thing is that, when I am in Windows "too long" (longer than the time after which Ubuntu normally locks), Ubuntu locks. It's not expected, because ...

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