Ubuntu 10.10 in Virtualbox – Guest Addition Resolution Fix

By | 2010/09/05


Because of the updated X server version in Ubuntu 10.10, the provided guest additions with the latest Virtualbox fail to install an appropriate X driver.

You are left with a functional, but tiny resolution because of no video driver:

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Ok, so how do I fix this?

Until Virtualbox and / or their guest additions are updated, you can simply install this package, then reboot:

sudo apt-get install virtualbox-ose-guest-x11
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