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I am running windows 7 natively, i7 64 bit chipset.

ATI radeon hd 4800 series video card.

I have virtual box.

For some reason, when running ubuntu in virtualbox, the screen rez is like 600x480 (very very small).

Is this because ubuntu can't figure out my video card?

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What is ubuntu reporting as the vid card? –  MrStatic Mar 7 '10 at 22:15
    
No. It's because VirtualBox creates a virtual video card and you need to install the driver for that. See solution below. –  Chris Nava Mar 8 '10 at 19:33

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install the virtualbox-ose-guest-x11 package

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I run sudo apt-get install virtualbox-ose-guest-x11 and it complains that it is unable to locate the package. –  Rosarch Jan 9 '11 at 0:15

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