virtualbox guest additions are already installed in the vmdk
|Reported by:||christro||Owned by:|
|Component:||OSGeoLive||Keywords:||vmdk, virtualbox guest additions|
The virtualbox guest additions are already installed in the vmdk
user@osgeolive:~$ sudo apt-get install --yes virtualbox-guest-utils virtualbox-guest-x11[sudo] password for user: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree... Done Reading state information... Done virtualbox-guest-utils is already the newest version (6.1.38-dfsg-3~ubuntu1.22.04.1). virtualbox-guest-utils set to manually installed. virtualbox-guest-x11 is already the newest version (6.1.38-dfsg-3~ubuntu1.22.04.1). The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required: libfuse2 libntfs-3g89 Use 'sudo apt autoremove' to remove them. 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 35 not upgraded.
The pre-installation of the virtualbox guest additions in the vmdk could be a problem
- if you are using another vm solution, e.g. parallels, vmware, ...
- if you have an incombatible vbox version
- if you unaware of the apt-Package and you try to install the virtualbox guest additions from the Guest Additions CD Image.
In this case you get error messages during the start of the VM
systemctl ... upower.service loaded active running D> firstname.lastname@example.org loaded active exited U> email@example.com loaded active running U> ● vboxadd-service.service loaded failed failed v> vboxadd.service loaded active exited v> virtualbox-guest-utils.service loaded active running V> wpa_supplicant.service loaded active running W> ...
Maybe it would be better, to deinstall the virtualbox guest additions at the end. In this case every user could install the virtualbox guest additions from the "Guest Additions CD Image" by himself / herself, which is also recommended by VirtualBox.