VirtualBox guest 4 BETA4 additions in OpenSuse 11.4

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Question:  How  to install VirtualBox guest  4  BETA4 additions in OpenSuse 11.4

 

Answer:

open a  terminal   and   type

sudo zypper install gcc make automake autoconf kernel-source

It asked for “root” password, and when i entered, it downloaded the necessary packages.

Installing: make-3.82-139.2 [done]
Installing: m4-1.4.15-1.2 [done]
Installing: libgomp45-4.5.1_20101208-2.1 [done]
Installing: binutils-2.20.0-11.9 [done]
Installing: linux-glibc-devel-2.6.36-2.1 [done]
Installing: kernel-source-2.6.37-12.2 [done]
Installing: glibc-devel-2.11.3-4.1 [done]
Installing: binutils-gold-2.20.0-11.9 [done]
Installing: autoconf-2.67-2.1 [done]
Installing: gcc45-4.5.1_20101208-2.1 [done]
Installing: automake-1.11.1-6.6 [done]
Installing: gcc-4.5-10.1 [done]

now  mount  the  Vbox guest additions   ( its  normally mounted  on  /media  directory

 

 

pirat9@linux-dlve:/media/VBOXADDITIONS_4.0.0_BETA4_69073> sudo  ./VBoxLinuxAdditions.run
root’s password:
Verifying archive integrity… All good.
Uncompressing VirtualBox 4.0.0_BETA4 Guest Additions for Linux………
VirtualBox Guest Additions installer
Removing installed version 4.0.0_BETA4 of VirtualBox Guest Additions…
insserv: FATAL: service network is missed in the runlevels 4 to use service SuSEfirewall2_setup
Removing existing VirtualBox DKMS kernel modules                     done
Removing existing VirtualBox non-DKMS kernel modules                 done
Building the VirtualBox Guest Additions kernel modules
Building the main Guest Additions module                             done
Building the shared folder support module                            done
Building the OpenGL support module                                   done
Starting the VirtualBox Guest Additions                              done
Doing non-kernel setup of the Guest Additions                        done
insserv: FATAL: service network is missed in the runlevels 4 to use service SuSEfirewall2_setup
insserv: FATAL: service network is missed in the runlevels 4 to use service SuSEfirewall2_setup
Installing the Window System drivers
Installing X.Org Server 1.9 modules                                  done
Setting up the Window System to use the Guest Additions              done
You may need to restart the hal service and the Window System (or just restart
the guest system) to enable the Guest Additions.

Installing graphics libraries and desktop services components        done
pirat9@linux-dlve:/media/VBOXADDITIONS_4.0.0_BETA4_69073>

 

restart   and  enjoy

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