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Re: virtualbox guest addon don't working

On Thu, Jan 12, 2012 at 09:15:04AM +0000, Balint Szigeti wrote:
> Maybe you're right. I don't know. I think enough to install the
> virtualbox-guest-additions (check this site: http://packages.debian.org/squeeze/all/virtualbox-guest-additions/filelist).
> After instal I mount VBoxGuestAdditions.iso under /media/cdrom and
> run the "sh /media/cdrom/VBoxLinuxAdditions.run" command.
> Then the vboxsf module is created and after reboot the VM is working
> correctly. (The Vbox ShareFolder is available).

If you're using Debian in the VM you can as well install the
virtualbox-guest-ose-guest-* packages, so you get the addons into your
packaging system.

> >How about updating your vbox tools in the VM to match at least at the major version?
> It's not necessary. The share folder (original aim) is working.

Sure, but it is generally not a bad idea to update the guest additions as well.

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