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Old 03-24-2012, 12:22 AM   #1
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Unhappy cannot install guest addition on ubuntu 12.04

I just upgraded from ubuntu 11.10 to 12.04 and I am unable to install guest additions.

Interesting thing is I can still take my "mouse" out and in I can also see shared folders but unable to get the "FUL Screen" what should I do I am confused.

I tried to did "Install guest additions from Virtual Box" but I am not getting any notification in Operating system....

I am also trying to see if I can mount cd-rom but it is patience is testing me there also.
Please assist.

Old 03-24-2012, 12:35 AM   #2
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sudo apt-get remove virtualbox-*

sudo apt-get install virtualbox-*

Let us see how far I go..

Performed remove and install operations and it is working now !

Last edited by sysmicuser; 03-24-2012 at 01:03 AM. Reason: Issue is resolved.


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