VirtualBox Debian 8 guest installation

Installing VirtualBox will fail to install the correct dependencies when running VboxLinuxAdditions.run… here is a quick fix. See the debian wiki for additional details. These specific instructions are tailored for Debian 8. apt-get install virtualbox-guest-dkms build-essential linux-headers-$(uname -r) Then you can run sh VBoxLinuxAdditions.run Reboot / Restart services and you’re good to go! Checking installation…