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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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Ubuntu in VirtualBox very slow even with Guest Additions installed

I tried to follow the instructions here: Why does a Ubuntu guest in VirtualBox run very, very slowly? However, I cannot get sudo ./VBoxLinuxAdditions.run to work as it says ./VBoxLinuxAdditions.run ...
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Running Ubuntu 14.04 on VirtualBox from Mac OS X; how to change resolution? [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on VirtualBox from Mac OS X and am having no problems running it. I'm just wondering how to change the screen resolution so that the virtualized Ubuntu software fits my ...
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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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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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14.04 Parallels and VirtualBox Resolution Issues [duplicate]

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on Parallels and VirtualBox. Been trying multiple methods to fixing the resolution with no luck. I am running both these VM's on my mid-2013 MBPr: Intel Iris: ...
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VirtualBox Ubuntu 12 stuck on boot screen with logo

I am running Ubuntu 12 on Virtualbox(version 4.2.6) on Mac OS X. I installed the Guest Additions by following the instructions from here(http://xmodulo.com/2013/07/how-to-install-virtualbox-guest-...
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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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White text on white background in selections after fresh install in vm

I freshly installed Kubuntu 12.04 in my Oracle VM VirtualBox on Windows 7. Everything works fine except, that if I select any text in many applications (for example Bluefish-Editor) the background is ...
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How to change terminal screen size/resolution on Ubuntu 19.04 Server with VirtualBox? [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu Server 19.04 from VirtualBox on Windows Host. I have a terminal screen 800x600. VirtualBox does not provide me an option to change resolution. How do I change the terminal ...
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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 install VirtualBox guest additions to Ubuntu 16.04 guest [duplicate]

Can't install guest additions to Ubuntu guest. Host & guest OS are Ubuntu 16.04.4. Latest Ubuntu & VirtualBox updates installed with apt-get update && apt-get dist-upgrade. Mounted ...
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how to enable copy paste files in virtualbox? [duplicate]

i have Linux Ubuntu 17.10 as a host and windows 7 pro as a guest i want to enable copy past between them can any one help me.thanks
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Getting Guset-Host file sharing to work under ubuntu 16.04 virtualbox 5.1

As cited in the title I have ubuntu 16.04 and virtualbox 5.1 with the vb extension pack. I've tried everything in both : How to share the files from Host to Guest in virtual box? Host-ubunutu/Guest-...
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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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How to install Windows 7 on VirtualBox on Ubuntu [duplicate]

I'm working using Ubuntu 14.0. I installed VirtualBox and Windows 7 installed on it. When I run Windows, the desktop is small and the rest is just grey. Changing screen resolution helped a bit, but ...
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Building the shared folder support module…fail! [duplicate]

I want to share a folder between my host windows7 and guest Ubuntu but whenever I select add guest additions I get the following error: Unable to mount the CD/DVD image C:\PROGRA~1\Oracle\VIRTUA~...

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