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How to install Debian Guest Additions in VM VirtualBox

Category: Linux     Tag: Debian   Linux   VirtualBox  
By: David     On: Wed 29 July 2015      Pageviews: 13

Install Guest Additions for Debian to enable full screen display and more.

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1. Install dkms

apt-get install dkms

2. Insert Guest Additions CD image

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3. cd to location of the CD image in /media

run:

sh ./VBoxLinuxAdditions.run

If the above fails, check you have the following packages installed: make gcc * linux-headers (run "uname -a" to check kernel version)