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    Default Virtualization guest additions?

    Trying to set up BT in virtualbox and I am reading some posts about "guest additions" that help run BT in virtualbox. How do I find these and install them? I tried a google search but didnt get much as far as BT goes. I did find some info on installing them in Ubuntu, but when I go to the Devices menu and click the install addons button, an error message appears about forcing an umount. Any ideas about this?

    Thanks!

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    Lightbulb Re: Virtualization guest additions?

    If VirtualBox is trying to force a 'umount', then the Guest Additions ISO image is presumably already mounted, and you are trying to unmount it.

    In a terminal, type 'mount', and you should see something along the lines of '/dev/hdc on /mnt/cdrom type iso9660 (ro)'. If you don't see something like that, then type the following to install the VirtualBox Guest Additions:
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    mkdir /mnt/cdrom && mount /dev/cdrom3 /mnt/cdrom && /mnt/cdrom/autorun.sh'

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    Default Re: Virtualization guest additions?

    I have /dev/hdc on mount....etc mounted, but there is no autorun.sh in the /mnt/cdrom directory.

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    Default Re: Virtualization guest additions?

    K to be sure you mount the guest additions disk go to "Devices" (on top of the window where BT is running) and select "Install Guest Additions"

    then in terminal:
    mount /dev/cdrom3
    cd /media/cdrom
    ./VBoxLinuxAdditions.run

    reboot

    enjoy the newly installed guest additions

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    Default Re: Virtualization guest additions?

    Quote Originally Posted by Bindi View Post
    K to be sure you mount the guest additions disk go to "Devices" (on top of the window where BT is running) and select "Install Guest Additions"

    then in terminal:
    mount /dev/cdrom3
    cd /media/cdrom
    ./VBoxLinuxAdditions.run

    reboot

    enjoy the newly installed guest additions
    This worked!

    Thanks!

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