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I've been trying to install Guest Additions for Raspbian Desktop on VirtualBox hosted on Linux. The script won't run even under root. How is it possible?

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8. of the preferred answer here. Not much of an explanation, yet it certainly works.

# sh /media/cdrom0/VBoxLinuxAdditions.run
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In my case this worked for me.

$ sudo apt update

$ sudo apt install build-essential module-assistant dkms

$ sudo m-a prepare

then select the menu devices/insert guest...

CD is mounted and select ok

$ sudo sh /media/cdrom/VBoxLinuxAdditions.run

$ sudo reboot

proudly borrowed from, https://www.neontribe.co.uk/debian-virtualbox-guest-additions/

I don't know why root wouldn't work for me sudo -i was enough

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