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This module provides simple installation/setup of VirtualBox Guest Additions


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Version information

  • 1.0.0 (latest)
released Dec 22nd 2019
This version is compatible with:
  • Puppet Enterprise 2019.8.x, 2019.7.x, 2019.5.x, 2019.4.x, 2019.3.x, 2019.2.x, 2019.1.x, 2019.0.x, 2018.1.x, 2017.3.x, 2017.2.x, 2016.4.x
  • Puppet >= 4.10.0 < 7.0.0
  • Archlinux

Start using this module

  • r10k or Code Manager
  • Bolt
  • Manual installation
  • Direct download

Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'paulwalkeruk-vbox_guest_additions', '1.0.0'
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Add this module to your Bolt project:

bolt module add paulwalkeruk-vbox_guest_additions
Learn more about using this module with an existing project

Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install paulwalkeruk-vbox_guest_additions --version 1.0.0

Direct download is not typically how you would use a Puppet module to manage your infrastructure, but you may want to download the module in order to inspect the code.



paulwalkeruk/vbox_guest_additions — version 1.0.0 Dec 22nd 2019


Table of Contents

  1. Description
  2. Setup - The basics of getting started with vbox_guest_additions
  3. Usage - Configuration options and additional functionality
  4. Limitations - OS compatibility, etc.
  5. Development - Guide for contributing to the module


This module provides a simple setup of VirtualBox Guest Additions


What vbox_guest_additions affects

At the moment, it only sets up VirtualBox Guest Additions with X support.

The following packages will be removed:

  • virtualbox-guest-utils-nox

The following packages will be installed:

  • virtualbox-guest-utils

The following services will be enabled:

  • vboxservice

Beginning with vbox_guest_additions

Since there are currently no parameters, you only need:

include vbox_guest_additions


There are currently no partameters, so the only thing you can do is:

include vbox_guest_additions


This has been designed for an tested on Arch Linux.


Pull requests are welcome.