How to Install VirtualBox Guest Additions on Linux Mint? – You need to install Guest Additions to use your virtual machines on VirtualBox more efficiently and to exchange files between your physical computer.
How to Install VirtualBox Guest Additions on Linux Mint?

How to Install VirtualBox Guest Additions on Linux Mint?

When you install one of the Windows or Linux operating systems with VirtualBox, you need to install Guest Additions. After installing Guest Additions, you can use USB 3.0 devices properly, and you can also use the virtual machine as Full Screen.

In our previous article, we implemented the Linux Mint setup with the VirtualBox virtualization program. You can find our previous post at the link below. In this article, we will install guest extensions for the Linux Mint virtual machine.

How to Install Guest Additions of Linux Mint 18.3 in VirtualBox?

Once you have installed Linux Mint using Oracle VM VirtualBox, follow the steps below in order to install guest additions.

   Step 1

Run the Linux Mint virtual machine and from the VirtualBox menu, click on Devices / Insert Guest Additions CD image.

How to Install VirtualBox Guest Additions on Linux Mint?

   Step 2

When the Guest Additions CD image is added to the system, a warning window will open and click the Run button in this window.

How to Install VirtualBox Guest Additions on Linux Mint?

   Step 3

Type in your root password and click on the Authenticate button.

How to Install VirtualBox Guest Additions on Linux Mint?

   Step 4

Wait while the guest additions of Linux Mint install.

How to Install VirtualBox Guest Additions on Linux Mint?

   Step 5

Once the Linux Mint Guest Additions installation is complete, you can now use the virtual machine in full-screen mode as follows!

How to Install VirtualBox Guest Additions on Linux Mint?

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  Final Word

How to Install VirtualBox Guest Additions on Linux Mint?  – In this article, we have installed the Linux Mint guest additions step by step using the Oracle VM VirtualBox virtualization program on the Windows 10 operating system. Thanks for following us!

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