Microsoft Hyper-V is continuously improving its support for Linux distributions, but some occasional manual tweaking is necessary to accomplish tasks.
Take, for example, an installation of Ubuntu in a Hyper-V VM. If you try to change the screen resolution from the GUI, you'll find that it's impossible. This is despite the fact that there is full integration between Hyper-V VMs and Ubuntu distribution, and this integration also includes a virtual video driver.
Fortunately, there's a manual workaround that's easy to implement and which accomplishes the same objective. Follow these steps to change the screen resolution:
This is a simple workaround that allows you to customize the screen resolution of an Ubuntu installation inside a Hyper-V VM. As always, there are many different ways of updating files in Linux distribution; I'm simply offering one of those methods. If you have other tips, share them in the comments section so others can benefit from your knowledge.
Posted by Elias Khnaser on 09/29/2014 at 1:28 PM
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