Here is how to install VirtualBox Guest Additions on Debian-based Linux distributions like Parrot Security OS, Kali Linux, Tails, Whonix or REMnux.
With VirtualBox Guest Additions it become possible to resize desktop while resizing the VirtualBox window or share a folder between host and guest.
Download and mount#
- Start the VM
- In VirtualBox window, in Devices menu, choose Insert Guest Additions CD image
- If there are not yet here, choose Download and Insert
- Mount the CD:
mount /dev/cdrom /media/
Install VirtualBox Guest Additions#
Open a terminal and as root write:
apt-get install build-essential dkms linux-headers-`uname -r`
And then restart:
shutdown -r now