cant start netbook desktop on VirtualBox VM

J dreadpiratejeff at
Wed Oct 13 12:33:47 UTC 2010

On Wed, Oct 13, 2010 at 07:04, Joao Ferreira gmail
<joao.miguel.c.ferreira at> wrote:
> "No required driver detected for unity
> You will need to choose the Ubuntu Desktop session once you select your
> username

IIRC, Unity requires 3D acceleration which may or may not be possible
in your VM (not without using special drivers (like virtualbox-extras
or the vmware equivalent).

you could try installing desktop, installing the appropriate
additions/extras drivers (depending on what VM system you're using)
then manually install unity afterwards... but I'm not positive that
would work, to be honest... haven't tried it myself.

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