How to Install Guest Additions on Debian 9 / 10 / 11 in VirtualBox 6

In this instructional video, you will be guided through installing Guest Additions on your Debian 9 / 10 / 11 virtual machine that is already installed on the Oracle VM VirtualBox virtualization program. By following the steps presented, you will be able to ensure the optimized performance of your virtual machine and enable additional functionalities for your virtual environment.

How to Install Guest Additions on Debian 9 / 10 / 11 in VirtualBox 6.0

Step 1: If you have not done a Debian installation with VirtualBox before, please refer to the following video.

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Step 2: After installing Debian with VirtualBox, you must install Guest Additions. Thanks to Guest Additions, you can use the virtual machine more efficiently.

Step 3: Run the Debian virtual PC on VirtualBox to install the Guest Additions.

Step 4: After running the Linux virtual machine, click on Devices / Insert Guest Additions CD image.

Step 5: Sometimes, Guest Additions installation starts automatically on Linux-based operating systems. But this does not happen automatically on Debian.

Step 6: Open the Guest Additions CD image folder and open the Terminal in it. Run the command “sh” to install Guest Additions on the Debian virtual machine.


Step 7: After installing Guest Software on Debian, restart the virtual machine.

Step 8: You can now use the Debian virtual machine more efficiently and make it full-screen.

Step 9: Watch the entire video to install Guest Software on the Debian virtual computer on VirtualBox.

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