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Install VirtualBox Guest Additions on Debian 8

Added by Daniel Curtis over 3 years ago. Updated over 3 years ago.

Status:
Closed
Priority:
Normal
Assignee:
Category:
Virtualization
Target version:
Start date:
01/30/2017
Due date:
% Done:

100%

Estimated time:
0.50 h
Spent time:

Description

This is a simple guide on installing the VirtualBox guest additions on Debian 8 (Jessie).

Prepare the Environment

  • Make sure the system is up to date:
    sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade
    
  • Install a couple dependencies:
    sudo apt-get install build-essential module-assistant
    
  • Prepare the necessary kernel headers:
    sudo m-a prepare
    
  • Insert the virtual guest additions ISO image

Install VirtualBox Guest Additions

  • Open a terminal and copy the file to the home directory:
    cp /media/cdrom/VBoxLinuxAdditions.run ~
    sudo ~/VBoxLinuxAdditions.run
    

History

#1 Updated by Daniel Curtis over 3 years ago

  • % Done changed from 0 to 100
  • Status changed from New to Resolved

#2 Updated by Daniel Curtis over 3 years ago

  • Description updated (diff)

#3 Updated by Daniel Curtis over 3 years ago

  • Status changed from Resolved to Closed

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