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I am following a procedure on freeBSD wiki to install Guest Additions in freeBSD.

pkg install emulators/virtualbox-ose-additions

I was able to install emulators/virtualbox-ose-additions without any errors. After this I ran this command:

 # cd /usr/ports/emulators/virtualbox-ose-additions && make install clean

and got this error:

 vboxmouse_drv_117.so : No such file or directory
*** Error code 71

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  • You can try to install via package: pkg install virtualbox-guest* or pkg install virtualbox-ose-additions don't remember exact name – kirill-a Mar 24 '16 at 16:50
  • that is what I did, and did not get any error, I am having problem when I run make install clean – Edward Torvalds Mar 24 '16 at 17:23
  • Then why do you want to install it from ports? If it didn't give any error, then you already have this package. – kirill-a Mar 24 '16 at 18:30
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There're two ways of installing applications in FreeBSD:

  • by installing a package using package manager pkg
  • or by compiling it from ports

When you've run pkg install emulators/virtualbox-ose-additions, you already had installed it and there's no need to re-install it from ports.

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