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 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!