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Friday, July 3, 2009

How to fix transparent virtualbox window in ubuntu

If the virtual box window is transparent -

change the launcher shortcut command from : "VirtualBox" to :

"env XLIB_SKIP_ARGB_VISUALS=1 VirtualBox"

2 comments:

ty said...

Thanks for this - been looking for a solution to this problem since VBox 3 came out - just didn't have enough info to log a bug.
This is perfect and solves my problem easily.
Thanks again

Legolas said...

but this unables also 3d accelleration. Isn't it?