Error while installing VBox Guest Additions in Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) …

While I was trying installation of VirtualBox guest additions in Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal), I encountered the below error.

....
Warning: unknown version of the X Window System installed.  Not installing  
X Window System drivers.
....

The effect of this error is that the VM display does not resize automatically when I choose full screen and limits the display resolution to 1024×768 pixels.

The fix for this issue is explained at: http://askubuntu.com/questions/204098/error-building-main-guest-additions-module-while-installing-virtualbox-guest-add.

# Solution: Install the X-Windows System Drivers in the Guest.
sudo apt-get install virtualbox-guest-x11

Note that this does not alter the message displayed while installing VBox Guest Additions, instead fixes the full screen display issue.


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