I'm running Fedora Linux 16 as guest system, inside a Windows/VirtualBox host. After install the provided add-ons, only 1024x768 screen resolution displays properly; when I try to increase it, I cannot see my Gnome bottom bar... how can I fix this? Thanks in advance.

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  • Probably more suitable to Superuser. – Bart Silverstrim Jan 31 '12 at 13:38
  • [SOLVED] I solve this problem following this tutorial: bit.ly/8LPveA – sonnuforevis Jan 31 '12 at 16:55
  • @PauloCassiano - Can you post the details of your solution as an answer please? – voretaq7 Jan 31 '12 at 17:28
  • @voretaq7 no way, it's closed :) – the-wabbit Feb 2 '12 at 8:55

Use xrandr to modify screen size among other things.

Modify /etc/gdm/Init/Default and add the following:




xrandr --newmode "1024x768" 70.00 1024 1072 1176 1328 768 771 775 798 -hsync +vsync

xrandr --addmode VGA1 1024x768_60.00

xrandr --output VGA1 --mode 1024x768

... or whatever resolution your screen can handle. More details can be found here and here

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