How to Hide Menu Bar and Status Bar in VirtualBox
For regular users of Virtualbox, you will notice that whenever you run your VM, there will be the menu bar and status bar that prevent you from running at the maximum resolution (other than seamless mode). This can be a frustrating thing, especially when you are running your VM on a netbook, where every inches of screen space are precious.
Well, with a simple hack, you can actually switch off the menu bar and status bar and get your VM to run in the maximum resolution
To remove the bars, just need run:
VBoxManage setextradata global GUI/Customizations noMenuBar,noStatusBar
To restore them again, enter following into a terminal:
VBoxManage setextradata global GUI/Customizations MenuBar,StatusBar
While the menu bar is gone, you might want to learn some Virtualbox keyboard shortcuts to quickly access the menu.Bring up the menu options – Host + HOME