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VirtualBox 3.1: Beginner's Guide by Alfonso V Romero

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Time for action—using Compiz on your Ubuntu VM

In the following exercise, you'll learn how to use Compiz in an Ubuntu Linux virtual machine.

  1. Start VirtualBox, select your Ubuntu virtual machine, and click on the Settings button to go to the UbuntuVB—Settings page. Select the Display category, click on the Enable 3D Acceleration check box to enable it, and adjust the Video Memory slider to the amount of video memory you want to assign to your virtual machine. (In this exercise, I selected 32 MB, but you can select a higher value if you have a powerful graphics card:
    Time for action—using Compiz on your Ubuntu VM
  2. Click on OK to save your changes and return to the VirtualBox main screen. Now you ...

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