VirtualBox Ubuntu 12.10 Guest Additions Installation Fix
Installing Ubuntu 12.10 in VirtualBox on Windows 8 was practically a no brainer. But getting the VirtualBox Guest Additions to work in Ubuntu 12.10 is a real pain. For one, it keeps reporting the following error message:
"The headers for the current running kernel were not found. If the following module compilation fails then this could be the reason."
And sure enough, every time I get that message, guest additions--copy and paste--didn't work. After installing kernel headers, it still didn't work. It turns out that it really just wanted "dkms":
sudo apt-get -y install dkms
Once you do that, reinstall the VirtualBox Guest Additions. Once you reboot the virtual machine, you'll find that copy and paste functionality works.
Did your message disappear? Read the Forums FAQ.
TrackBack only accepted from WebSite-X Suite web sites. Do not submit TrackBacks from other sites.
Title: Speed Up Ubuntu 12.10 Guest on VirtualBox
Spam Control | * indicates required field
Messages, files, and images copyright by respective owners.
60 Users Online
Copyright © 2004 - 2020. All Rights Reserved.