Install VirtualBox Guest Additions on Centos Minimal 6.3

Prerequisities

if you have installed new setup of centos minimal or you haven’t installed yet, you need make, gcc, kernel-devel in order to Install VirtualBox Guest Additions installation script.

yum install gcc make kernel-devel

 

Install VirtualBox Guest Additions

Mount your guest addition

install VirtualBox Guest Additions

you need to be as root or ‘su’ and then type:

cd /opt
mkdir cdrom
mount /dev/cdrom /opt/cdrom
cd cdrom
./VBoxLinuxAdditions.run

 

if you have errors, check the reason. on centos minimal, Xorg related errors are acceptable 😉

 

Reboot, and you’ have VirtualBox Guest Additions on Centos Minimal!

 

 

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2 thoughts on “Install VirtualBox Guest Additions on Centos Minimal 6.3

  1. Dar

    Thank you, this helped me out greatly. On a normal centos it was sufficient to just click install guest additions, but with minimal i was a bit lost

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