The Virtualbox guest additions on Fedora 31 are most likely already included in your installation.

In this tutorial you will learn:
  • How to check for loaded Virtualbox guest additions
  • How to Virtualbox guest additions
Virtualbox guest additions on Fedora 31
Virtualbox guest additions on Fedora 31

Software Requirements and Conventions Used

Software Requirements and Linux Command Line Conventions
Category Requirements, Conventions or Software Version Used
System Fedora 31
Software N/A
Other Privileged access to your Linux system as root or via the sudo command.
Conventions # - requires given linux commands to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use of sudo command
$ - requires given linux commands to be executed as a regular non-privileged user

How to install VirtualBox guest additions on Fedora 31 step by step instructions

  1. If you have installed the Fedora 31 as a virtual machine within Virtualbox the guest additions might already be installed. Check for a loaded vboxguest module:
    $ sudo lsmod | grep vbox
    vboxguest              45056  4
    

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  3. In case the vboxguest module is not loaded you may install the install VirtualBox guest additions by execution of the following command:
    $ sudo dnf install virtualbox-guest-additions
    
  4. After the virtualbox-guest-additions package installation simply reboot your system to load vboxguest module:
    $ sudo reboot
    
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