Before installing Virtual box i installed Vbox guest addition version 2.2 and know i am unable to install Virtual box version 5.1. it gives conflict error massage. i tried to uninstall Vbox guest addition package with

sudo apt-get remove Vbox guest addition.iso

but it can't removed the package from the directory.

I think the solution may be installing lower version or compatible virtual box version with Vbox guest addition or upgrading the Vbox guest addition version. i don't know how to do this please can i have your help.

  • If it's an .iso file just right click on it and eject...Let me know then we can continue... – George Udosen Mar 4 '17 at 11:56
  • It's always better to remove a package with 'sudo apt-get autoremove --purge package_name*' command, so, any residual problematic package will be removed too. then update, dist-upgrade and install. – Arijit Chatterjee Mar 4 '17 at 13:07
  • Please edit your question to include the terminal output of dpkg -l *virtualbox* | grep ii. Start new comments directed to me with @heynnema or I may miss them. – heynnema Mar 4 '17 at 15:14

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