Unable to install guest addition

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Unable to install guest addition

Postby satimis » 13. Sep 2021, 17:12

Hi all,

Host - Ubuntu 20.04
VM - Ubuntu 20.04

During installing Guest-Addition following warning popup
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Verifying archive integrity... All good.
Uncompressing VirtualBox 6.1.26 Guest Additions for Linux........
VirtualBox Guest Additions installer
Removing installed version 6.1.26 of VirtualBox Guest Additions...
Required file filelist not found.  Aborting...
Failed to remove existing installation.  Aborting...
Press Return to close this window...

Please help. Thanks

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Re: Unable to install guest addition

Postby WFV » 21. Sep 2021, 17:18

You may need to check the Ubuntu Forums. Too little information to go on here. For sanity check, install guest additions in the guest.
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