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About this Howto

The goal is have a place with all information that is FAQ.

Quick install

Please do:

    dnf install VirtualBox kernel-devel-$(uname -r) akmod-VirtualBox
    akmods
    systemctl restart systemd-modules-load.service
    dmesg | grep -i vbox

result:

    [ 2870.556703] vboxdrv: module verification failed: signature and/or required key missing - tainting kernel
    [ 2870.565213] vboxdrv: Found 2 processor cores
    [ 2870.571315] vboxdrv: fAsync=0 offMin=0x1c2 offMax=0xa5f
    [ 2870.671515] vboxdrv: TSC mode is Synchronous, tentative frequency 3000795689 Hz
    [ 2870.671519] vboxdrv: Successfully loaded version 5.0.6_ (interface 0x00240000)
    [ 2870.671946] VBoxNetFlt: Successfully started.
    [ 2870.672227] VBoxNetAdp: Successfully started.

Sign kernel modules to work with secure boot

To sign kernel modules to make work with secure boot, this 2 posts are a good reference , I haven't test my self:

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/29480176/how-to-install-virtualbox-on-linux-secure-boot-systems-bash-script

https://ask.fedoraproject.org/en/question/34470/virtual-box-on-fedora-19-fails-to-start-a-vm/

or google for "virtualbox fedora secure boot" ,

Install VirtualBox_Extension_Pack

1- if you don't need usb or just for testing , go to setting usb and disable usb , for that you have to have vm machine off .

2 - with firefox click here : http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/5.0.14/Oracle_VM_VirtualBox_Extension_Pack-5.0.14.vbox-extpack firefox should ask if you want install with vbox something , say yes

3 - after try file -> check for updates , also should install the correct extpackage

if this doesn't do nothing because you install a superior version

rm -rf /usr/lib64/virtualbox/ExtensionPacks/Oracle_VM_VirtualBox_Extension_Pack as root , and repeat items 2 and 3

anyway , you should use file -> check for updates to update extension pack


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Howto/VirtualBox (last edited 2018-04-03 20:00:47 by NicolasChauvet)