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Downloads:

34,629

Downloads of v 4.1.22:

448

Last Update:

19 Oct 2014

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Oracle

Tags:

virtualbox virtualization guest vm

VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install)

This is not the latest version of VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install) available.

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4.1.22 | Updated: 19 Oct 2014

Downloads:

34,629

Downloads of v 4.1.22:

448

Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Oracle

VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install) 4.1.22

This is not the latest version of VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install) available.

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Some Checks Have Failed or Are Not Yet Complete

Not All Tests Have Passed


Validation Testing Unknown


Verification Testing Unknown


Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files

Details
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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

To upgrade VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

To uninstall VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

Deployment Method:

NOTE

This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

(this should look similar to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/)


2. Setup Your Environment

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

2. Get the package into your environment

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/. Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade vboxguestadditions.install -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'4.1.22'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:


choco upgrade vboxguestadditions.install -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'4.1.22'" 
$exitCode = $LASTEXITCODE

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0
}

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install vboxguestadditions.install
  win_chocolatey:
    name: vboxguestadditions.install
    version: '4.1.22'
    source: INTERNAL REPO URL
    state: present

See docs at https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/modules/win_chocolatey_module.html.


chocolatey_package 'vboxguestadditions.install' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '4.1.22'
end

See docs at https://docs.chef.io/resource_chocolatey_package.html.


cChocoPackageInstaller vboxguestadditions.install
{
    Name     = "vboxguestadditions.install"
    Version  = "4.1.22"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"
}

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at https://github.com/chocolatey/cChoco.


package { 'vboxguestadditions.install':
  ensure   => '4.1.22',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',
}

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at https://forge.puppet.com/puppetlabs/chocolatey.


4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

NOTE

This package is likely a meta/virtual (*) or an installer (*.install) or portable (*.portable) application package.

  • Meta/virtual (*) - has a dependency on the *.install or the *.portable package - it is provided for discoverability and for other packages to take a dependency on.
  • Portable (*.portable/*.commandline (deprecated naming convention)/*.tool (deprecated naming convention)) - usually zips or archives that require no administrative access to install.
  • Install (*.install/*.app (deprecated naming convention)) - uses native installers, usually requires administrative access to install.

Learn more about chocolatey's distinction of installed versus portable apps and/or learn about this kind of package.

WARNING

This package was submitted prior to moderation and has not been approved. While it is likely safe for you, there is more risk involved.

Description

The Guest Additions are designed to be installed inside a virtual machine after the guest operating system has been installed. They consist of device drivers and system applications that optimize the guest operating system for better performance and usability.


tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1
$packageName = 'VBoxGuestAdditions.install' 
$url = 'http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/4.1.22/VBoxGuestAdditions_4.1.22.iso'

$unzip = Join-Path $env:TEMP VBoxGuestAdditions
New-Item -Path $unzip -ItemType Directory -Force | Out-Null

$tempDir = Join-Path $env:TEMP "chocolatey\$packageName"
New-Item -Path $tempDir -ItemType Directory -Force | Out-Null
$fileFullPath = Join-Path $tempDir "$packageName.iso"
Get-ChocolateyWebFile `
    -packageName $packageName `
    -url $url -url64bit $url `
    -fileFullPath $fileFullPath

$7zip = "$($env:ProgramFiles)\7-Zip\7z.exe" 
$process = Start-Process $7zip -ArgumentList "x -o`"$unzip`" -y `"$fileFullPath`"" -Wait -WindowStyle Hidden -PassThru
try { if (!($process.HasExited)) { Wait-Process $process } } catch { }

Set-Location $unzip
Push-Location
Set-Location .\cert
.\VBoxCertUtil.exe add-trusted-publisher .\oracle-vbox.cer
Pop-Location
Install-ChocolateyInstallPackage -packageName $packageName -silentArgs '/S' -file 'VBoxWindowsAdditions.exe'

Log in or click on link to see number of positives.

In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install) 5.2.12 2645 Friday, June 8, 2018 Approved
VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install) 4.3.18 3785 Sunday, October 19, 2014 Unknown
VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install) 4.3.16 475 Sunday, October 19, 2014 Unknown
VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install) 4.3.14 466 Sunday, October 19, 2014 Unknown
VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install) 4.3.12 492 Sunday, October 19, 2014 Unknown
VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install) 4.3.10 474 Sunday, October 19, 2014 Unknown
VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install) 4.3.8 403 Sunday, October 19, 2014 Unknown
VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install) 4.3.6 458 Sunday, October 19, 2014 Unknown
VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install) 4.3.4 454 Sunday, October 19, 2014 Unknown
VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install) 4.3.2 464 Sunday, October 19, 2014 Unknown
VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install) 4.3.0 484 Sunday, October 19, 2014 Unknown
VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install) 4.2.26 437 Sunday, October 19, 2014 Unknown
VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install) 4.2.24 461 Sunday, October 19, 2014 Unknown
VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install) 4.2.22 434 Sunday, October 19, 2014 Unknown
VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install) 4.2.20 516 Sunday, October 19, 2014 Unknown
VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install) 4.2.18 497 Sunday, October 19, 2014 Unknown
VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install) 4.2.16 434 Sunday, October 19, 2014 Unknown
VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install) 4.2.14 443 Sunday, October 19, 2014 Unknown
VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install) 4.2.12 457 Sunday, October 19, 2014 Unknown
VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install) 4.2.10 450 Sunday, October 19, 2014 Unknown
VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install) 4.2.8 459 Sunday, October 19, 2014 Unknown
VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install) 4.2.6 435 Sunday, October 19, 2014 Unknown
VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install) 4.2.4 429 Sunday, October 19, 2014 Unknown
VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install) 4.2.2 457 Sunday, October 19, 2014 Unknown
VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install) 4.2.0 447 Sunday, October 19, 2014 Unknown
VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install) 4.1.34 428 Sunday, October 19, 2014 Unknown
VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install) 4.1.32 570 Sunday, October 19, 2014 Unknown
VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install) 4.1.30 488 Sunday, October 19, 2014 Unknown
VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install) 4.1.28 446 Sunday, October 19, 2014 Unknown
VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install) 4.1.26 454 Sunday, October 19, 2014 Unknown
VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install) 4.1.24 440 Sunday, October 19, 2014 Unknown
VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install) 4.1.22 448 Sunday, October 19, 2014 Unknown
VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install) 4.1.20 433 Sunday, October 19, 2014 Unknown
VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install) 4.1.18 464 Sunday, October 19, 2014 Unknown
VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install) 4.1.16 411 Sunday, October 19, 2014 Unknown
VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install) 4.1.14 419 Sunday, October 19, 2014 Unknown
VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install) 4.1.12 470 Sunday, October 19, 2014 Unknown
VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install) 4.1.10 448 Sunday, October 19, 2014 Unknown
VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install) 4.1.8 430 Sunday, October 19, 2014 Unknown
VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install) 4.1.6 460 Sunday, October 19, 2014 Unknown
VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install) 4.1.4 432 Sunday, October 19, 2014 Unknown
VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install) 4.1.2 476 Sunday, October 19, 2014 Unknown
VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install) 4.1.0 407 Sunday, October 19, 2014 Unknown
VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install) 4.0.26 382 Sunday, October 19, 2014 Unknown
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VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install) 4.0.18 457 Sunday, October 19, 2014 Unknown
VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install) 4.0.16 418 Sunday, October 19, 2014 Unknown
VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install) 4.0.14 419 Sunday, October 19, 2014 Unknown
VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install) 4.0.12 422 Sunday, October 19, 2014 Unknown
VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install) 4.0.10 419 Sunday, October 19, 2014 Unknown
VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install) 4.0.8 418 Sunday, October 19, 2014 Unknown
VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install) 4.0.6 447 Sunday, October 19, 2014 Unknown
VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install) 4.0.4 392 Sunday, October 19, 2014 Unknown
VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install) 4.0.2 388 Sunday, October 19, 2014 Unknown
VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install) 4.0.0 458 Sunday, October 19, 2014 Unknown
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