Fix Chrome and Opera inside Ubuntu 16.04 Virtualbox Guest Instances

If you have a virtualbox instance running Ubuntu 16.04 and you get something like below when you launch chrome or opera, then there is a simple "fix". Edit the settings of the virtualbox instance when it is shut down and go to Display->Screen and turn off 3D Acceleration…

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Virtualbox - Organize Virtual Machines Into Groups

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CentOS 7 - Install Guest Additions

Installing guest additions provides additional functionality with your virtual machines, such as shared clipboard and a dynamically resizeable window. Run the script below to install the additions. sudo yum update -y sudo yum install build-essential dkms module-assistant -y sudo bash /run/media/$USER/VBOXADDITIONS_*/VBoxLinuxAdditions.run Then just reboot.…

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Ubuntu Server - Install VirtualBox Guest Editions

Execute the script below with BASH. #!/bin/bash # mount the cdrom (this will mount in read-only which is ok) sudo mount /dev/cdrom /media/cdrom # Install the necessary headers sudo apt-get install -y dkms build-essential linux-headers-generic linux-headers-$(uname -r) # now install guest additions sudo /media/cdrom/VBoxLinuxAdditions.run You will…

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VirtualBox Debian - Install Guest Additions

Installing guest additions provides additional functionality with your virtual machines, such as shared clipboard and a dynamically resizeable window. Run the script below to install the additions. sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install build-essential dkms module-assistant -y sudo mount /dev/sr0 /media/cdrom0 cd /media/cdrom0 sudo ./VBoxLinuxAdditions.run Then…

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