Guest Additions – Installing VirtualBox Guest Additions in Fedora 26

In this tutorial, I am going to show how to install Guest Additions in Fedora Linux. For the purpose of writing this tutorial, I am using Fedora 26 with Gnome Desktop.

Open Terminal and type/ paste following commands for successfully installing guest additions in virtual machine.

Step 1: Log in as root user

su –

Step 2: Update System

dnf update

Step 3: Update Kernel

dnf update kernel*

Step 4. Restart Virtual Machine


Step 5. Install required packages

dnf install gcc kernel-devel kernel-headers dkms make bzip2 perl

Step 6. Add current KERN_DIR variables

KERN_DIR=/usr/src/kernels/ ‘uname -r’

Step 7. Export KERN_DIR

export KERN_DIR

Step 8. Insert Virtual Box Guest additions CD image

Click on Devices menu and click on insert Guest Additions CD image.

Step 9. Change directory

cd /run/media/tanmay/VBOXADDITIONS_5.1.26_117224/

Step 10: Install Guest Additions


Step 11: Restart Virtual Machine


After restarting machine log in and in a few seconds screen size would be auto adjusted.

I hope this tutorial has helped you install Oracle Virtual Box guest additions inĀ Fedora Linux.



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