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blakeatl 01-28-2008 08:53 AM

Linux Mint on Virtualbox
Hey guys. I did the unthinkable and removed Ubuntu as my main OS and went with Vista Ultimate. Thing is.....I'm a Windows IT guy, so I have to stay in the game (the virus and security game that is). I installed Linux Mint 4.0 on Innotek Virtualbox, but I cannot get the screen resolution to go full screen. I've tried installing the guest additions, but somehow it won't work. Anyone have an idea?

crazydude 01-30-2008 07:16 PM

Oouch!!!!Ubuntu to vista???

Did you try increasing the video memory size for linux mint??

michael_dugan 01-31-2008 01:25 AM


Originally Posted by crazydude (Post 816985)
Oouch!!!!Ubuntu to vista???

thought the same...

Would be great to know _why_ the installation of the guest additions failed. Without, the system will not work that nice in virtualbox.

blakeatl 02-08-2008 02:06 PM

I know, I know....but I have to stay in the game as Windows is my bread and butter. I went ahead and did a dual boot and put PCLinuxOS 2007 on 25gigs of the drive. Vista is in the back alley now unless I get an itch to game online.

LunkHead 02-08-2008 08:45 PM

Still need help with Mint screen resolution????

blakeatl 02-09-2008 08:11 PM

Nah, I'm back in the Linux seat and feel so comfortable with PCLinuxOS 2007 (such a long name). I never had a Virtualbox issue when running inside Linux, just when doing it inside Windows.

Fiyawerx 02-20-2008 03:23 AM

Re: Vista / VB
Why not just install Vista in VirtualBox in Linux?

blakeatl 02-20-2008 05:56 PM

Nah, I need to game every so often and there is no 3d support in virtualbox.

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