Tuesday, April 26, 2011

VirtualBox Guest Additions For Linux In RHEL 6.0 Server

To install VirtualBox Guest Additions on Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 6 you will need to install the following packages from the DVD media,

1. kernel-devel-2.6.32-71.el6.i686.rpm
2. kernel-headers-2.6.32-71.el6.i686.rpm
3. glibc-headers-2.12-1.7.el6.i686.rpm
4. glibc-devel-2.12-1.7.el6.i686.rpm
5. mpfr-2.4.1-6.el6.i686.rpm
6. ppl-0.10.2-11.el6.i686.rpm
7. cpp-4.4.4-13.el6.i686.rpm
8. cloog-ppl-0.15.7-1.2.el6.i686.rpm
9. gcc-4.4.4-13.el6.i686.rpm

Use the following command to install the guest additions ,
[root@localhost ~]#./VBoxLinuxAdditions.run

Default Installation of RHEL: Desktop
Read instructions for RHEL 5 here: http://linopsys.blogspot.com/2008/11/installing-virtualbox-guest-additions.html

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