Changes between Version 80 and Version 81 of InstallationGuidelines/VirtualMachine


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10/01/14 21:18:59 (7 years ago)
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Pat Tressel
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    106106==== Optionally update the operating system ====
     107'''''Caution -- this is no longer recommended as standard procedure.'''''
     108If the Linux kernel is upgraded, that will de-install the VirtualBox "guest additions" package, which enables such things as file sharing between the host and guest, and copy-and-paste between the host and guest. Procedures for re-installing it are linked below.
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    107110Although it's usually good advice to update the operating system and applications to pick up security fixes, updating may lead to incompatibilities with other software, and has been known to render the system unusable. So do the following only if you know there is a security issue or need more recent software, and not when you're in the middle of something critical.[[br]]
    108111{{{
     
    110113sudo apt-get upgrade
    111114}}}
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     116After this, you will need to re-install the VirtualBox "guest additions" following [https://www.virtualbox.org/manual/ch04.html#idp54211856 these instructions], which differ per host operating system.
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    113118== Next steps ==