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Tutorial: How to install Virtualbox Guest Additions in CentOS 5.3 Linux

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[Device > Install Guest Additions] to download guest OS additions zip. Then exact to a folder.

In that folder, run:


If you got an error on "build main" section with a message about KERN_DIR. Try:

yum install -y gcc kernel-devel kernel-headers

yum install -y kernel sources # I'm not sure if those are necessary. but i've installed it.

And reboot client OS.

And run again:


Now you should get all "OK". Reboot client OS again. Now the additions should take placed.

If still not work, this is further problem shooting teach: How to install VBox Guest Additions on CentOS 5.6-No Problem


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