65 linux debian 8 jessie virtual box guest additions

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65. Linux - Debian 8 Jessie - Virtual box guest additions IssueThe latest version of Debian number 8 is called Jessie and it comes in both 32 and 64 bit versions. One easy way to try out is to use the Debian live CD, which you can just insert into your laptop or computer and then boot off. If you're not quite sure how to use live operating systems, there is a section on the course which teaches you how to use live operating systems. Essentially you just need to put it into your machine and boot off that CD, as long as your bios allows you to boot from that CD. You can also put the ISO into the equivalent of the CD on your virtual machine and boot from it, so you can, without installing it onto a virtual machine, you can boot Debian. Here you can download the live CD. You can see there's a 64-bit version, 32-bit version. You'll get the ISO files there. You can also get the full version to install. You just go here and download the relevant version, 64-bit or the32-bit versions. If you're going to use Debian in your test environment using a virtual machine, and in particular with VirtualBox, you might have trouble installing the guest editions with Debian 8. I couldn't get it to work straight away with a full install, with a live version and with OSbox version, so this is the fix that I used in order to install the VirtualBox Guest Additions so I could use it within VirtualBox. It's not too difficult.You need to make sure that the Guest Additions CD is mounted. You can go to the Menu option, Input device and install Guest Additions CD image. That should put the CD in the drive of the virtual machine.If we have a look at the CD, there's the CD, and we need to run this command here. And you'll see what happens when we run this.[email protected]:~$ cd /media/cdrom0[email protected]:/media/cdrom0$ ls -la[email protected]:/media/cdrom0$ sh VBoxLinuxAdditions.run148
Operating System Security & Privacy (Windows vs Mac OS X vs Linux)First, we need administrative privileges. Sudo is not installed, we could try to install that but we'll get an error, so I'm going to su to root. Let's try again. Then we get some errors here telling us that the Guest Additions module has actually failed. So we're going to make some changes to make sure that Guest Additions is installed. Apologies for the small size, the reason the size is small is because Guest Additions isn't installed. We need to edit the source's list so you can use vi, or gedit, or whatever editors that you like use. These are the repository links where apt-get and aptitude package management tools use in order to locate and download packages. These are currently not setup correctly, so we need to change these. We don't want the CD to be active, so that needs to be changed. We don't want it to be looking for a install CD.

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