Tag: VirtualBox Guest Additions

Ubuntu in VirtualBox does not stretch to full screen although Guest Additions are installed (SOLVED)

1. Are the Guest Additions actually installed?

First, make sure you actually have Guest Additions installed.

It is recommended to update the guest OS to the latest package versions:

sudo apt update
sudo apt full-upgrade

After the update is complete, restart your computer:


There (more…)

VirtualBox shared folder is read-only (SOLVED)

VirtualBox Shared Folder allows you to easily exchange files between a virtual machine and a real computer.

By default, the contents of the Shared Folder are owned by the root user. Therefore, the files in the shared folder are read-only for regular users. The following manual shows how to (more…)

How to install VirtualBox Guest Additions in Linux LMDE

LMDE is the Linux Mint Debian Edition, i.e. Linux Mint based on Debian.

VirtualBox Guest Additions are kernel modules (drivers) that are needed if you run Linux LMDE in a VirtualBox virtual machine.

Thanks to guest additions it is possible:

  • enable a shared clipboard between (more…)
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