How to Install Virtualbox Guest Additions in Ubuntu 21.10 [Quick Fix]

This simple tutorial shows how to install Virtualbox Guest Additions in Ubuntu based systems, e.g., Linux Mint, Zorin OS and Elementary OS, with fix or workaround for common issues. Guest Additions is a set of device drivers and system applications to install in Guest OS. It’s useful when you try to share folder and/or clipboard… Continue reading How to Install Virtualbox Guest Additions in Ubuntu 21.10 [Quick Fix]

How to Mount VirtualBox Disk Image (VDI) to Access VM File-System in Ubuntu

This tutorial shows how to mount the VirtualBox virtual disk image in Ubuntu, so you can access the Guest OS file system with read and write permission, if it does not boot. After misconfigured my VirtualBox Guest OS, it does not longer work. I know how to correct the issue to make it boot again,… Continue reading How to Mount VirtualBox Disk Image (VDI) to Access VM File-System in Ubuntu

Fix VirtualBox Shared Folder Is Locked / Unable to Open in Ubuntu 21.04

Running Ubuntu as virtual machine via VirtualBox? You may encounter permission issue to access the shared folder between host and guest. Shared Folders is an useful feature for file sync between Virtualbox host and guest OSes. However, after you created one, the shared folder is marked with cross and lock icons. And it pops up… Continue reading Fix VirtualBox Shared Folder Is Locked / Unable to Open in Ubuntu 21.04

VirtualBox 6.1.20 Released with Linux Kernel 5.11 & 5.12 Support

Oracle VirtualBox released version 6.1.20 as the tenth update for the 6.1 release series of the open-source virtualization software. For Linux host and guest, the release added support for both Kernel 5.11 and Kernel 5.12. And the maximum MTU size has been increased to 16110 for host-only adapters on Linux kernels 4.10+. There are also… Continue reading VirtualBox 6.1.20 Released with Linux Kernel 5.11 & 5.12 Support

Oracle VirtualBox 6.1.16 Released with Kernel 5.9 Support

Oracle VirtualBox 6.1.16 was released as a new maintenance release with Kernel 5.9 support for Linux host and guest. Virtualbox 6.1.16 changelog: Fixed random memory corruption and XMM register state corruption inside the VM when Hyper-V is used Fixed VMSVGA 3D support with Linux guests when Hyper-V is used Fixed some Qt related crashes on… Continue reading Oracle VirtualBox 6.1.16 Released with Kernel 5.9 Support