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How to Change Resolution in Virtual Box for Ubuntu 14.04?

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 in VM Virtual Box but when I'm shifting to full screen I'm not getting full screen resolution ! is there any way that we don't feel any difference between real installed ...
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Getting 1920x1080 resolution or 16:9 aspect ratio on Ubuntu or Linux Mint

I am running Ubuntu and Linux Mint in VMWare. In the display settings, none of the 16:9 aspect ratio resolutions are available, including the commonly used 1920x1080 resolution. How can I enable this? ...
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I'm using a retina Mac book pro, and using virtual box. How can I use the high resolution(2560*1600) in a windows 8.1 guest OS ? Thanks. EDIT: Be more clearly, I have already installed the guest ...
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1answer
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Is there a way to use Windows 3.11 in Virtual box with more than 256 colors?

I switched from VirtualPC to VirtualBox and I'm recreating from scratch my virtual machines. I would like my Windows 3.11 in 1024*768 with 24 or 32 bits colors (16 bits colors would be OK too). So ...
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1answer
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How do I decrease the resolution on a Virtualbox client at fullscreen?

I'm running Virtualbox v4.3.8 (I just downgraded from .10 thinking that was the issue) with guest additions installed. Host: Windows 8.1 (latest updates) Client: Windows 7 Pro History. I just ...
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How to change resolution of CentOS 6.5 Resolution on virtualbox (Host: Win7)

So I'm trying to configure the resolution of my CentOS 6.5 virtualbox. Here are the steps I have taken: Installed guest additions Changed virtualbox preferences > Display > Maximum Guest Screen Size: ...
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VirtualBox suddenly disabled auto-resize guest display

I've been using VirtualBox on a Windows 7 host for school for several weeks now. Suddenly today, my Ubuntu box locked up - I shut it down and rebooted, and now my screen isn't resizing as it should. ...
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1answer
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Virtual Box - how to use a custom resolution in a Windows 7 VM

I'm running a Windows 7 VM in Virtual Box on an ubuntu laptop with a 1600x900 resolution. All of the display modes in the VM are "4x3" scale, going up to 1600x1200: i'd actually like a custom display ...
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356 views

Change screen resolution to 1280x720 in Oracle VM VirtualBox without changing host computer

I am using a Samsung Laptop running Windows 7. I have an Oracle VM VirtualBox installed which is running Windows 8. In the VirtualBox I need to do Camtasia videos at a resolution of 1280x720. The ...
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VirtualBox sometimes changes machine autoresize settings

Ok, so here's the problem - When I install VirtualBox (Host os: Mac os X 10.8.4) drivers on guest OS, be it Windows or Linux, Virtualbox allows to automatically resize guest os's resolution to fit ...
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1answer
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How to tell Windows 8 to not “upscale” the display size?

My actual problem is that in a multiple monitor set-up, my second monitor is more than 4 years old, and its maximum (and optimal) display resolution is: 1680 x 1050. Windows 8 itself detects this size ...
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0answers
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How do you can set the video mode on a running virtual box VM when it is not in the supported list [duplicate]

VirtualBox does not currently ship with a display driver (in the additions bundle) that correctly detects "landscape" resolutions for windows 8. Is there a way to tell VirtualBox what settings to use ...
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Mac 10.8 Guest Multiple Monitors in Virtualbox

I've done a bit of searching and cannot seem to find an answer to my question. I have Mac OS X Mountain Lion guest installed on a virtual machine using Virtual Box with a Windows 7 host. I've found ...
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1answer
752 views

Custom resolution in VirtualBox Windows 8 with Guest Additions

I installed Windows 8 as a guest operation system, and I set custom resolutions with this command: VBoxManage.exe setextradata "Win 8 dev" CustomVideoMode1 1366x768x24 After installing guest ...
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226 views

Unity Web Player Fatal Resolution Error

I am trying to play an online game, namely BeGone on Windows XP in VirtualBox. After the game loads I get a fatal error notification that says, Couldn't switch to requested monitor resolution. BeGone ...
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1answer
753 views

how to set windows 7 resolution to 16:9 in virtualbox running in ubuntu 12.04 as a host?

I have installed Virtualbox in Ubuntu 12.04, and I created a virtual guest with Windows 7 64bit. Guest additions were also installed. It works fine, but I can't set the resolution to anything higher ...
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3answers
687 views

How to adjust screen size for VirtualBox VMs?

I'm trying to use FreeBSD on VirtualBox, and everything seems to be working fine. However, I'm quite annoyed by the default size of VB VM screens. The BSD console just has a very low resolution and ...
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2answers
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Virtualbox 4.2.10 Auto resize not working. Will auto-resize down but not up unless in full screen

Using Virtualbox 4.2.10 with Windows 7 as host and guest. If I press Ctrl+F, the OS goes full screen. If I check the resolution, it says 1680×1050 -- same size as my host OS that has many ...
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1answer
697 views

Arch Linux in Virtualbox keeps forgetting about my resolution

It's a fairly minor problem, but it's pretty annoying all the same. Whenever I start up Arch (DE is xfce) in VB, it always defaults to a small resolution after I login with slim, which uses the full ...
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How can I get Windows 8 and VirtualBox to use my full screen?

I'm running the enterprise evaluation (Build 9200) of Win8 and VirtualBox 4.2.4 r81684 and my actual display is 1920x1200. When I use the host-F key to enter full screen mode, the best I can configure ...
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1answer
347 views

WindowMaker change resolution

I'm running debian sid in VirtualBox with the WindowMaker desktop. How can I change the resolution of my desktop? I don't have installed the guest additions yet. Running Ubuntu was a little bit easier ...
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How can I get VirtualBox to run at 1366x768?

I'm trying to run Windows 8 in VirtualBox. My laptop's display is exactly 1366x768. Windows 8 disables some of its features if the resolution is less than 1366x768, so I need to run the guest OS ...
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0answers
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Fedora Linux VM guest: How to change screen resolution [closed]

I'm running Fedora Linux 16 as guest system, inside a Windows/VirtualBox host. After install the provided add-ons, only 1024x768 screen resolution displays properly; when I try to increase it, I ...
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1answer
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Not getting 1366x768 screen resolution in LUbuntu installed as a guest on VirtualBox

My laptop supports 1366x768 resolution but, even after installing Guest Additions on my lubuntu-11.10-alternate-i386 virtual machine I have as available resolutions only (from xrandr): 1024x768 ...
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3answers
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How do I switch to a higher resolution in Centos 6 installed on a virtual machine (VirtualBox)?

I have installed Centos 6 on a virtual machine (virtualbox). Maximum available screen resolution is 800x600. How do I get higher resolutions?
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1answer
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How to change the screen resolution on an Ubuntu VM

I've installed Ubuntu 10.10 on VirtualBox and I can't change resolution It looks terrible. How can I change it?
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2answers
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Fixing a guest screen resolution in VirtualBox

I was required to develop a Windows app UI for a fixed resolution - it doesn't matter if it makes sense or not, the customer requires it. I'm using a Windows Server 2003 VirtualBox VM as the ...
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3answers
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In VirtualBox can't get max display resolution for guest OS

I'm using VirtualBox with Windows 7 as the guest OS. However the max resolution setting I can get in the control panel is only 1264x602. How can I get up to the full HD resolution that I have in the ...
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How can I lower the resolution on Windows 7 boot & login screen?

This may be an odd question to ask because usually it's the other way around. The reason to why I want to do this is because I want to use Windows 7 on Virtual Box in seamless mode, and I don't need ...
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2answers
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how to increase resolution of linux virtual box guest

I've got ubuntu installed on virtual box, on a windows7 host The default resolution for ubuntu is 800 x 600, how can I increase this? My windows7 resolution is high, this makes my virtual box ...
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1answer
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Screen resolution applet greyed out in Debian Gnome?

I just installed Debian gnome desktop environment in a Virtual Box instance on my laptop. The default resolution of the Debian desktop extends outside of the Virtual Box window. I went to System > ...
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1answer
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VirtualBox : 1366x768 resolution

My notebook native resolution is 1366x768, however i cant set up virtualbox vms to use that definition. I cant select from 800x600,1024x768,1280x1024,etc but cant select 1366x768 (native very wide ...
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Ubuntu on VirtualBox can only show resolution of 800x600 - how do I change it?

My monitor is 1920 x 1200 and the computer is running Windows 7. Using VirtualBox and Ubuntu 10.04, the screen of the Ubuntu can only be 800 x 600 or 640 x 480. Is there a way to change that. I ...
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3answers
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Screen resolution only displaying 800x600 in Xubuntu

I am running Sun VirtualBox on a Windows 7 64-bit machine. I have installed Xubuntu 10.4 as a virtual machine but cannot seem to find an easy way of altering the screen resolution. Any ideas?
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1answer
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Ubuntu resolution on Virtual Box(Mac OSX)

I'm running Ubuntu 9.1 inside VirtualBox 3.1.6 on Mac OS X 10.6.3. The screen resolution won't go beyond 800x600 and Ubuntu can't detect my monitor type. How can I increase the resolution beyond ...
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1answer
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Running ubuntu in virtualbox, low screen resolution/dimensions

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 ...
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Change resolution from command line in virtual box

In virtual box, how can I change the screen resolution from the command line? (Or if there's one for any type of computer, that might work too).
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VirtualBox: have higher guest resolution than host resolution

Is there any way to have a guest machine have a huge resolution (like 3000x2000 or something) in VirtualBox? I'd like to be able to move around the desktop by scrolling around. It seems like it would ...
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Increasing Display resolution on Fedora 11

I'm running Fedora 11 on a VirtualBox installed on Windows Vista machine. I'm unable to increase the resolution on the virtual instance, the only available resolution on the Fedora instance are ...