Install VirtualBox Guest Additions in Kali Linux

In order to have proper mouse and screen integration as well as folder sharing with your host system, you will need to install the VirtualBox Guest additions. Follow the steps outline below to complete this task:

Steps:

– Open a terminal console, and run following command

apt-get update && apt-get install -y linux-headers-$(uname -r)

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– Mount the Guest Additions CD image and click Cancel on prompt

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– From the terminal console, run following commands to copy the “VBoxLinuxAdditions.run” file and execute

cp /media/cdrom/VBoxLinuxAdditions.run /root/

chmod 755 /root/VBoxLinuxAdditions.run

cd /root

./VBoxLinuxAdditions.run

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Restart your VM

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