[ubuntu-uk] Installing Ubuntu using wubi on Vista Home machine.....

James Milligan lake54 at lake54.com
Fri May 22 09:39:35 BST 2009

You need to install the VirtualBox additions - it's in one of the  
menus at the top of the screen whilst you're running the VM. It mounts  
a disk inside the VM which will install all o the necessary drivers.

Good luck!


On 21 May 2009, at 23:33, John <jakewc2 at sky.com> wrote:

> I managed to install the virtualbox on my laptop. I have got it to  
> work,
> and its updated ok. The only thing is at the moment, the size of the
> window is really small, only about the size of a netbook. I have tried
> everything to get it bigger, and nothing is working. Is there a way to
> increase the size? Even if you go full screen, it only shows the small
> window.
> Plus, what I have on the wubi install, is there any way I can transfer
> it ver to the VirtualBox, so that I dont loose anything? Or have to
> install all the repositories again.
> John.
> John.
> Sean Miller wrote:
>> I'm using Virtualbox, btw, to test things on Windows 7 - and very  
>> nice
>> it is too.  I think Microsoft may have finally got things right  
>> again,
>> after all the bad publicity Vista attracted.
>> Sean
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