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I have an installation of alpine linux running in a virtualbox vm with slim + xfce4 for the desktop engine.

Kernel Version: I have tried with both the latest (3.6.2) Standard and Virtual Kernel from https://alpinelinux.org/downloads/

I have not been able to get the guest to utilize the entire screen resolution, instead it is only able to go up to 1024x768. I was wondering if anyone could help me figure out what I'm missing/doing wrong. Below are the steps I've taken:

I followed the steps in this video exactly

Standard Alpine Linux install

  • Using all repositories: apk update && apk upgrade
  • setup-xorg-base
  • apk add alpine-desktop
  • apk add xfce4
  • apk add thunar-volman
  • apk add faenza-icon-theme
  • apk add slim
  • rc-service dbus start
  • rc-update add dbus
  • rc-service udev start
  • rc-service add udev
  • rc-update add slim
  • reboot

Virtualbox Specific Packages:

Standard Kernel:

apk add virtualbox-guest-modules-grsec virtualbox-additions-grsec virtualbox-guest-additions-5.1.26-r0

Virtual Kernel:

apk add virtualbox-guest-additions-5.1.26-r0 apk add virtualbox-guest-modules-grsec "apk add virtualbox-guest-modules-grsec" give the following warning message:

depmod could not open /lib/modules/4.9.44-0-hardened/modules.order

I did NOT do the following:

apk add virtualbox-additions-grsec Because that breaks my installation, only allows me to boot into the command prompt and spams the following error:

tty port_close_start: tty->count = 1 port count = 2

Virtualbox Settings:

  • Version: 5.1.26 r117224 (Qt5.6.2)
  • VirtualBox > Preferences > Display > Maximum Guest Screen Size: None
  • View > Auto-resize Guest Display checked (It's greyed out, can't select it)
  • VM Settings > Display > Screen: Video Memory 128MB, 1 Monitor, 100% scale factor, Enable 3D Acceleration turned on
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Maybe you should check your first line beginning apk should you have not written GUEST Your line reads as follows

apk add virtualbox-additions-grsec

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