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After a fresh install of RHEL 7.7 "Server with GUI" for example, when you try to install Virtual Box Guest Additions 6.1.10, you may get the following error


## configure yum repository with your RHEL7 installation DVD

yum install -y kernel-headers kernel-devel gcc perl

## re-run the installation

cd /run/media/root/VBox_GAs_6.1.10


## reboot


## Verify service is now running

systemctl status vboxadd

systemctl status vboxadd-service