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Thread: [SOLVED] Unable to install VirtualBox Addons on Ubuntu 6.06

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    [SOLVED] Unable to install VirtualBox Addons on Ubuntu 6.06

    vadi@vadi-laptop:/media/cdrom$ ls
    AMD_PCnet driver os2 VBoxLinuxAdditions.run
    AUTORUN.INF gina VBoxGuestAdditions.exe
    vadi@vadi-laptop:/media/cdrom$ sudo ./VBoxLinuxAdditions.run
    Password:
    sudo: unable to execute ./VBoxLinuxAdditions.run: Permission denied
    vadi@vadi-laptop:/media/cdrom$ chmod +x VBoxLinuxAdditions.run
    chmod: changing permissions of `VBoxLinuxAdditions.run': Read-only file system
    vadi@vadi-laptop:/media/cdrom$ sudo ./VBoxLinuxAdditions.run
    sudo: unable to execute ./VBoxLinuxAdditions.run: Permission denied
    vadi@vadi-laptop:/media/cdrom$ ./VBoxLinuxAdditions.run
    bash: ./VBoxLinuxAdditions.run: /bin/sh: bad interpreter: Permission denied
    vadi@vadi-laptop:/media/cdrom$
    Someone help please?

  2. #2
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    Re: Unable to install VirtualBox Addons on Ubuntu 6.06

    Are you sure you have correctly mounted the VBoxGuestAdditions.iso within your Ubuntu guest? (this iso is located on your hard drive on your host) Does your user have permissions to run sudo? You won't be able to change permissions for files on the iso if loaded.
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    Re: Unable to install VirtualBox Addons on Ubuntu 6.06

    I don't know. I just used the "Install VirtualBox Addons" option on top, and it loaded the iso.

    Is there anything I can check?

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    Re: Unable to install VirtualBox Addons on Ubuntu 6.06

    First, mount the iso file by going to the Devices menu(In VirtualBox) and then choosing "Install Guest Additions". Then cd to /media/cdrom in Ubuntu.
    Then try this command:
    Code:
    sudo sh VBoxLunuxAdditions.run

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    Re: Unable to install VirtualBox Addons on Ubuntu 6.06

    I was having the same issue with Feisty. The resolution I found was to use the command: "sudo sh /media/cdrom/VBoxLinuxAdditions.run"

    Hope this helps....

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