How to install guest additions in Linux OS using Oracle VM Virtual Box

This post explains how to install Guest Additions on a Lubuntu Linux OS installed using Oracle VM Virtual Box. If you want to know how to install Linux image using Virtual Box please refer below link.

Install Lubuntu Linux OS in Windows 10 using Oracle VM Virtual Box

Guest additions adds extra features to guest OS like clip board sharing, folder sharing etc. To enable guest additions for the user make below changes.

Select Devices -> Insert Guest Additions CD Image from the Virtual Box Menu Bar

Click on OK

Execute below commands in Terminal

Open Users and Groups and click on Manage Groups

Select vboxsf from the groups and add <user>as group member

Enable guest additions options from Devices -> Shared Folder, Devices -> Shared Clipboard

Reboot the guest os to make changes effectively

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