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VirtualBox 3.1: Beginner's Guide by Alfonso V Romero

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Time for action—installing Guest Additions on OpenSolaris

Ok, you showed your boss how to virtualize two of the most popular operating systems around. If you haven't tried out OpenSolaris, this is your chance to learn about it, and if you've used it before, this is your chance to compare it with Windows and Ubuntu in a virtualized environment!

  1. Open VirtualBox, and start your OpenSolarisVB virtual machine. After logging into OpenSolaris with your administrator account, select Devices | Install Guest Additions from the VirtualBox menu:
    Time for action—installing Guest Additions on OpenSolaris
  2. VirtualBox will mount the Guest Additions ISO file on your virtual machine's CD/DVD-ROM drive. The VBOXADDITIONS icon ...

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