[WorksForMe] Recommended Settings for Ubuntu flavors on Windows 10

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[WorksForMe] Recommended Settings for Ubuntu flavors on Windows 10

Postby Crashk1d » 3. Apr 2019, 23:02

Recently my mobo died and I lost my raid 0 root volume so and I decided to go from Windows 8 to 10 when getting the board replaced.

I can't for the life of me get my linux VM's in a usable state. I decided to just create fresh VM's since most of my data is stored on my NAS anyways. I normally run Ubuntu Mate. After much pain I finally got the guest additions working, desktop resizing working, shared clipboard and shared folders all working. But everything is real sluggish. I dumbed down window animations and all the useless clutter but it just feels very clunky and certainly not something I can use for development.

So then I tried Xubuntu, another flavor I've run in the past w/o issues. Couldn't even get the guest additions to work. Never could get desktop resizing to work. It was also sluggish. Then I tried vanilla Ubuntu and one of the other lessor known ones - same issue. Couldn't get desktop resizing to work.

I am trying both the version that vitrualbox bundles and the Debian packages for virtual box.

Are there some recommended settings I should be using now? This is a very high-end system. 128GB memory. Raid 0 SSD-based volume that does up to 560MB/sec. 12 core proc. Nvidia 1080Ti video board. Now running Windows 10 Pro.

Tried allocating VM as much as 32GB memory. 6 cores. Nada.

Anyone running Ubuntu 18.x in virtual box and Windows 10?
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Re: Recommended Settings for Ubuntu flavors on Windows 10

Postby socratis » 4. Apr 2019, 01:29

We need to see a complete VBox.log, from a complete VM run, where the problem occurs:
  • Start the VM from cold-boot (not from a paused or saved state) / Observe problem / Shutdown the VM (force close it if you have to).
  • With the VM completely shut down (not paused or saved), right-click on the VM in the VirtualBox Manager and select "Show Log".
  • Save only the first "VBox.log", ZIP it and attach it to your response. See the "Upload attachment" tab below the reply form.
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Re: Recommended Settings for Ubuntu flavors on Windows 10

Postby Crashk1d » 4. Apr 2019, 15:49

socratis wrote:We need to see a complete VBox.log, from a complete VM run, where the problem occurs:

Ended up going back to VMware workstation. Everything is working fine. Finally done with virtual box. It's been going downhill in a hurry. RIP
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Re: [WorksForMe] Recommended Settings for Ubuntu flavors on Windows 10

Postby socratis » 4. Apr 2019, 16:30

Marking as [WorksForMe], where "Me" is thousands and thousand, hundreds of thousands if not millions, of users...
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Re: [WorksForMe] Recommended Settings for Ubuntu flavors on Windows 10

Postby socratis » 4. Apr 2019, 17:11

Two comments after the last one didn't belong here, moved to the "Feedback & comment to the Administrators and Moderators", starting at page 16: viewtopic.php?f=9&t=8888&p=445471#p445465

Locking this.
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