How To Install VBoxAdditions on Fedora 18

With the latest Fedora release now out it is time to get it installed as a VM in VirtualBox and get the VBoxAdditions installed. First make sure you have VirtualBox 4.2.6 installed and then install Fedora as a VM as you usually do. Once you have all the latest updates installed and a few added programs, you are ready to install the VBoxAdditions.

First you will need to install gcc kernel-devel kernel-headers dkms make bzip2

Now lets mount the VBoxAdditions, click Devices > Install Guest Additions.


VirtualBox will mount it to /run/media/<userid>/VBOXADDITIONS_4.2.6_82870. Open a terminal and change to the directory. Substitute <userid> with your login id.

Now all that is left is to reboot.


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