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Old 10-09-2009
Fedora graphics on Virtualbox


I was wondering if someone could shed some light on this for me.

I've installed Virtual Box on a Windows host PC and installed Fedora 11 as a guest OS (run by virtual box). But the resolution is stuck at 800x600 and I really hate this resolution.

When using virtual box shouldn't it detect my Nvidia graphics card that is installed on the host PC/operating system?

Does anyone know how I could make the resolution bigger then 800x600?

Thank in advance for any help.
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Old 10-10-2009
have you installed the "virtual box guest addons"?
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Old 10-10-2009
Thank I did the installation of the guest addons and now can at least get 1024x768 resolution which is heaps better then 800x600.

Is there a way though the when I swap to full screen it automatically fills the monitor and adjusts the resolution?
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Old 10-10-2009
Originally Posted by woofie
Is there a way though the when I swap to full screen it automatically fills the monitor and adjusts the resolution?
yes... have a look at the menus... i don't know the shortcuts for windows because i'm on a mac...
i've learned that after switching to full screen i've to logoff and then login to the desktop again to make it switch to full screen.
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