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Hey,

Last night installed guest additions to change resolution on my Ubuntu virtualbox, and now when i boot into box it brings me to console, instead of GUI! How do i get back into GUI?

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the reason for not loading into gui is probably the result of installing or changing settings with your window manager.
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mhh..some driver issues, not sure if from playing with additions. Ya this literally went like install g. additions, restart, boot into console. didnt even have time to mess around with windows settings lol
     
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i had a similar problem with my VB installation too. try booting ubuntu as safe or verbose mode.
try this as well.

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If you look at the one screen, you'll see it's missing the vboxvideo driver.
If you do a
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sudo apt-get install virtualbox-ose-guest-x11
that should fix the problem after rebooting.
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yup worked great man, actually booted straight into gui after video card drivers reinstalled. guess was a fail-safe booting into console. thanks again thumb.gif
     
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