This article will discuss changing the screen resolution for Linux-based Ubuntu or other derivatives running in Hyper-V virtualization software on Windows platforms.
How to Fix Ubuntu Screen Resolution in Hyper-V
After installing Linux/Ubuntu with Hyper-V Manager, we encountered some errors when changing the screen resolution. When we want to adjust the display settings of Linux virtual machines such as Ubuntu, we click on the View / Fullscreen option. If the screen size still does not change after doing this, it will be necessary to apply some codes.
Microsoft maintains its support for Linux distribution installations. However, in some cases, we may have to manually resolve issues such as changing screen resolution.
Under normal circumstances, increasing the screen resolution of a virtual computer is quite simple. For example, you can set the desired resolution in the Display section of the Ubuntu system settings.
We will use the terminal to troubleshoot Linux virtual machine screen resolution. Follow these steps to get rid of the Ubuntu resolution issue.
Run Ubuntu in Hyper-V and then try to switch the virtual machine to full-screen mode via View / Full Screen.
There is a problem with the guest machine screen size, as seen in the picture below.
You can also see the screen resolution of the virtual machine in Ubuntu Settings. We’ll adjust the screen resolution to 1024×768 here.
On the Ubuntu desktop, right-button/click Open Terminal. Since we will solve this problem with the command prompt, open the resolution configuration by following the command on the terminal.
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