VB and 14.04

Doug Stewart doug.dastew at gmail.com
Mon Apr 7 14:56:02 UTC 2014


On Sun, Apr 6, 2014 at 9:47 AM, Doug Stewart <doug.dastew at gmail.com> wrote:

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> On Sat, Apr 5, 2014 at 8:39 PM, Bob Jonkman <bjonkman at sobac.com> wrote:
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>> > I am trying out 14.04 in VB
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>> You're trying out Ubuntu 14.01 Beta in VirtualBox?
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>> You probably need to load the VirtualBox Guest Additions, which
>> provides a virtual display driver that lets the Host resize the guest
>> window on-the-fly.
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>> You can get an .iso image of the guest additions with
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>>   sudo apt-get install virtualbox-guest-additions-iso
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>> It should then be available to attach as a "virtual CD/DVD disk file"
>> from the Storage Settings for the guest.
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>> The disk image will be visible to the guest as a DVD, and contains
>> scripts and executables to do the installation of the guest additions.
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>> Once the guest additions are installed you can then select from the
>> guest's VirtualBox menu "View, Auto-resize Guest Display".
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>> Hope this helps!
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>> - --Bob.
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>> Thanks Bob.
>  That is what I did !! But under view there is now option to resize Guest
> display. I tried twice installing and running the guest stuff.
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> :-(
> doug
>

In ubuntu 14 I had to go to "software and updates" and install a
proprietary driver.
Now it works.  :-)
-- 
DAS

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