Virtualbox installation doesn't show a proper sized screen, so no controls are available to continue

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Checking the "Enable EFI" under System / Motherboard resolved it for me.

From the better boot experience I am going to be checking this box on all future Linux builds.


Absolutely the same with VMWare. Seems that installer sets 800x600 resolution in virtual environment.

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  • Confirmed! Thanks a lot! Aug 17, 2021 at 6:14

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