[manjaro-general] Problem with Virtualbox Guest Additions

Jonathon Fernyhough jonathon at manjaro.org
Sat Aug 2 14:02:58 CEST 2014

On 02/08/14 12:41, Rolf Edlund wrote:
> 2014-08-02 13:08 GMT+02:00 Jonathon Fernyhough <jonathon at manjaro.org>:
>> Hi Rolf,
>> What are you trying to achieve with VirtualBox? It might be easier to
>> start from what you're trying to do. :)
> I'm trying to install virtualbox, so that I can try other Linux dists.
> Before Manjaro, I was a Debian user. So eg. now I whant to check
> Debian Testing. Or openSUSE, or Fedora.
> ( I'm still a Swede :)

OK, so you install the Guest Additions in the guest OS, not in the host
Manjaro. If you are looking for the Guest Additions .iso image, you need
to install virtualbox-guest-iso:

$ sudo pacman -S virtualbox-guest-iso

Otherwise, most distros now include the additions in their own repositories.

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