How to install VirtualBox Guest Additions - Tutorial

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  1. Mrkvonic

    Mrkvonic Linux Systems Expert

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    Hi all,

    This is the second article in the series. Today, we will learn how to install VirtualBox Guest Additions in both Windows and Linux guests, in order to be able to use advanced features that VirtualBox offers.

    The tutorial demonstrates the installation for Windows XP and Ubuntu 8.04 guests.

    So here we go:
    http://www.dedoimedo.com/computers/virtualbox-guest-addons.html

    For more info, you may want to read the first part, explaining how to install VMware Tools in both Windows and Linux guests:

    http://www.dedoimedo.com/computers/vmware-tools.html

    And thread here:
    https://www.wilderssecurity.com/showthread.php?t=228981

    The next articles will focus on 3D acceleration in virtual machines, so stay tuned.

    Comments and suggestions are welcome.

    Cheers,
    Mrk
     
  2. Acadia

    Acadia Registered Member

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    Mrk, thank you for these tutorials ... I NEED THEM!!

    Acadia
     
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