[manjaro-general] Problem with Virtualbox Guest Additions

Philip Müller philm at manjaro.org
Sat Aug 2 21:18:32 CEST 2014

Hi Rolf,

even to be a Swede doesn't matter. We help where we can. Simply keep it 
up and you get some out of yourself even. We are a nice community and 
hope you like our friendliness ;)

Am 02.08.2014 um 21:15 schrieb Rolf Edlund:
> 2014-08-02 19:41 GMT+02:00 Philip Müller <philm at manjaro.org>:
>> Ok, there was some confusion going on also on my end.
> No, it was me that was "indistinct in the edge". I could have told you
> from the beginning what I wanted to do. Sorry for that Philip!
>> When you install virtualbox on Manjaro to host other distros Pamac will
>> automatically install the needed host-modules for you.
> I installed virtualbox from Pacman, and got it there to.
>> Guest-Modules are only needed for Distros you want to install inside of
>> Virtualbox.
> Yes, Jonathon helpt me to understand that. And now you too.. :).
>> If you start Virtualbox for example on Windows and insert a Manjaro
>> install-media inside your Virtualbox session you don't need to install guest
>> modules inside of Manjaro as a guest OS as it get automatically detected
>> that Manjaro runs inside Virtualbox and get installed for you by mhwd.
> Ok!
> I haven't used Windows since 3.11, as I have heard that it was a gift
> from God!  And used it for 3 hole days, before I got out and bought
> OS/2, until I saw the light, and installed Linux Debian 1.3.
>> To have Debian with guest modules running inside Virtualbox on a Manjaro
>> host do this:
>> https://forums.virtualbox.org/viewtopic.php?t=15679
> Have now bookmarked that page.
>> You need the guest-modules iso installed as it seems Debian doesn't ship
>> guest modules inside their distro. On the other hand you can still use
>> Debian even without guest-modules using the vesa driver. It will be slower.
> As I only got a APU 1.3 Ghz computer, it is slow from the start. :(
> And this is the fastest computer I have own. :)
> Maby not with Wheeze, but I think jessie has it. When I installed
> Jessie as guest under VBox, and using the Expert install mode. I got a
> message from Debian Jessie, something like "II seems that you need
> this guest-modules" and installed it for me.
>> You can read up on Virtualbox on Manjaro/Archlinux here:
>> https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Virtualbox
> I have allready read the Manjaro Wiki, and will now also read the
> ArchLinux wiki.
> As I tould you before, I am a Swede. :)

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