Manjaro Wiki on VirtualBox Guest Additions - Resolution/Mouse Issues

Regarding the following: https://wiki.manjaro.org/index.php?title=VirtualBox#Guest_Additions

Why isn't the following page linked in that place? https://www.virtualbox.org/manual/ch04.html

It says you have to install Guest Additions from within the VM, but doesn't even HINT at how to do that. Meanwhile, several other things in the Wiki list a step by step process for doing all kinds of things. Why not here? Wouldn't this solve 90% of the problems people have with VB?

Because often the instructions straight from virtualbox often aren't the best way to do things in Manjaro.

EDIT: The manual actually is linked already.

It is covered here with a step by step process:
https://wiki.manjaro.org/index.php?title=VirtualBox#Running_Manjaro_under_VirtualBox

That page is a little strangely organized. Tips & Tricks is above the installation instructions. Give me a minute to make some changes.

Good, well presented information is always better. That being said, many of the challenges people encounter with virtualization software are quite varied.

Take a look now and see if that better addresses your concerns.

Installing inside a Manjaro Guest is done by means of pacman or pamac

sudo pacman -Syu virtualbox-guest-utils

or

sudo pamac install virtualbox-guest-utils

Manjaro (inherit from Arch) and Arch compile binaries including the VirtualBox Utils as to fit the Arch ecosystem - the unified filesystem and location for binaries. As such the use of the VirtualBox Guest ISO is not recommened.

A HowTo on USB and Shared Folders is also availble on the forum

Since when do we use sudo with pamac? :thinking:

Because it is possible?

The build command does not allow sudo - everything else seems to do.

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