Configure VirtualBox Windows guest system to use 2 monitors
Our host system for VirtualBox is GNU/Linux. We want our guest system, windows, to use two monitors.
This solution should work for all Linux distributions supported by VirtualBox4.
- Ubuntu 10.10 (aka Maverick) as host for VirtualBox4
- VirtualBox 4
- VirtualBox guest sytem: Windows XP (incl. VirtualBox guest additions)
- Setup virtual guest machine (windows) within vm host system (GNU/Linux) to use two monitors:
- Within virtual guest (windows): Configure dual monitor setup:
Upgrading from VirtualBox owned by Sun to VirtualBox owned by Oracle was very smooth. Even for Linux host systems. Oracle, thanks for that!