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Installing Virtualbox Extension Pack [SOLVED]

Posted: 02 Nov 2018 17:20
by iridesce
Greetings all,

Thanks for your participation in our most excellent distro :clap:

It's been awhile since I've been back as I haven't run into issues and am not as technically inclined as many here are.

So ... I just installed SolydK 201807 onto a new Penguin Pro 6 and ran into a snag when installing the virtualbox extension pack. It may be a kdesudo issue or just something I am ignorant about, in any case I'd appreciate your assistance.

I doublechecked that the extension pack is the same version as virtualbox, put the user in the sudo group and am still stuck ( on the password ?? ). The attachment shows the window for the command and password ( which I evidently don't know { neither the user or root ones bring joy } ).

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The other attachment shows the Error messsage.

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Thank you for your time and hopefully answer

We wish you and yours health, happiness and prosperity

Re: Installing Virtualbox Extension Pack

Posted: 02 Nov 2018 18:07
by iridesce
LOL, my issue was in getting usb support so I could print from the XP VM ...

When the directions said to reboot after installing the Guest Additions, I thought it meant the Virtualbox VM ...
When I rebooted the SolydK installation, joy :roll:

Hope all have a relatively stressful and joyful holiday season