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I just started experimenting with the Hyper-V of Windows 8 and installed Ubuntu on it. However when I launch it my screen resolution is small.

How can I scale Ubuntu to the resolution of my screen?

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Install the Hyper-V Integration Services. This provides better display/input/network integration between the guest and host.

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In the latest release of Ubuntu, the Hyper-V Integration Services are built into the kernel and won't help. Unfortunately even with windows, hyper-v won't display a larger resolution when accessing it through the virtual machine manager.

Try accessing it through VNC, you will be able to get a better resolution that way.

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