Virtualbox | Ubuntu | Chrome – Rendering Issue

I’ve been having crazy problems with Chrome hanging on my Virtualbox build.  I couldn’t for the life of me figure out why Chrome was causing Ubuntu’s rendering to crash.  All of a sudden when visiting a random site such as, the virtual machine would turn all black or all white or rendering would be all […]

Linux ( Gnome/Unity/KDE ) + Virtualbox + Mouse issues

After the latest Ubuntu upgrade my mouse became extremely unstable.  I use Gnome 3 and at random times, my mouse’s X and Y values would jump to 0.  This made it difficult to complete simple tasks as well as the annoyance of Gnome’s hot window from the top left corner being triggered constantly just by […]

Ubuntu + Virtualbox: Numeric Keypad

The numeric keypad doesn’t work in a fresh Ubuntu install in Virtualbox ( possibly not related to Virtualbox but is one of the factors in my case )… A bunch of Googling leads to two solutions that when put together, worked for me: {Name} ( top right of screen ) -> System Settings -> Keyboard […]