#qa | Logs for 2016-12-30

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[23:36:48] <Bytram> note to self: had ONLY a 640x480 screen in Ubuntu 14.04 on VirtualBox VM; just issued: sudo apt-get install virtualbox-guest-dkms
[23:38:57] <Bytram> had an error though. Failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com with a 404 Not Found error. [IP: 80]
[23:39:33] <Bytram> E: Unable to fech some archives, maybe run apt-get update or try with --fix-missing?
[23:41:19] <Bytram> tried sudo apt-get --fix-missing but not understood
[23:41:33] <Bytram> tried sudo apt-get update and watched a boat-load of stuff D/L
[23:42:50] <Bytram> Fetched 6,333 kB in 28s (225 kB/s)
[23:45:42] <Bytram> and then I see on this page: http://askubuntu.com
[23:45:58] <Bytram> ndependently of your installed version of VirtualBox you should install the latest version of the VirtualBox Guest Additions into your Ubuntu-Guest. You can get it from the Ubuntu-Software-Repository.
[23:45:58] <Bytram> Startup your guest and hit Ctrl+Alt+T to open a terminal session. Type
[23:45:58] <Bytram> sudo apt-get install virtualbox-guest-dkms
[23:45:58] <Bytram> to install the latest package. Restart the VM and enjoy screen-size.
[23:46:24] * Bytram shutsdown his vm
[23:46:32] * Bytram crosses his fingers
[23:47:09] * Bytram restarts VB002
[23:48:01] * Bytram logs in
[23:51:14] <Bytram> system / preferences / monitors ==> still have 640x480 avail as the ONLY choice
[23:51:15] <Bytram> :(