Virtualbox starting in very tiny: 24x80

Manjaro current.

I just installed vbox according to the wiki: https://wiki.manjaro.org/index.php?title=VirtualBox, including virtualbox-ext-oracle.

Here's what it looks like:

  1. How do I make the vbox screen larger?
  2. A "good" link/wiki on how to set virtualbox?

Thanks

Have you installed the guest additions?

https://wiki.manjaro.org/index.php?title=VirtualBox#See_Also

https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/VirtualBox#Guest_additions_disc

https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/VirtualBox#Install_the_Guest_Additions

https://www.virtualbox.org/manual/ch04.html

There is no guest OS to install those guest additions. : )

Try installing a virtual machine.

I thought that I did by installing: virtualbox-ext-oracle.

What do I need to install?

  1. virtualbox-guest-iso AND/OR
  2. virtualbox-guest-utils AND virtualbox-guest-utils-nox

Thanks

I have. I have installed FreeBSD 12.1 without X.

This was a screen grab during the install. After the install's finished it staid the same size, it still stays 24x80. I've tried increasing the display size to 150%, it's still 24 rows by 80 columns but from 8pt to 12pt.

Thanks

In this case you will have to install guest utilities from the bsd repos if there are any.
However, you actually don't have to do this anyway as you can start the vm in headless mode and ssh to it.

Use the View menu -> Virtual Screen 1 -> Resize

Screenshot

20200420-101234_530x803_screenshot

Thank you guys

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