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In this tutorial, we will see how to install VirtualBox Guest Additions on openSUSE 13.2 or any older version. Some users have reported that they are experiencing issues when trying to install VirtualBox Guest Additions and they receive this error:

Building the VirtualBox Guest Additions kernel modules    failed

To resolve this issue, you need to install some packages needed for the VirtualBox Guest Additions. Open your terminal (Konsole) and run this command:

sudo zypper install -y make automake autoconf gcc kernel-syms kernel-source

After completing the installation of the above packages try to re-install VirtualBox Guest Additions. If the installation doesm't fail, you will get this output:

Removing existing VirtualBox non-DKMS kernel modules                   done      
Building the VirtualBox Guest Additions kernel modules                                    
Building the main Guest Additions module                                             done       
Building the shared folder support module                                             done       
Building the OpenGL support module                                                     done       
Doing non-kernel setup of the Guest Additions                                       done       
Installing the Window System drivers                                                                     
Installing X.Org Server 1.16 modules                                                       done       
Setting up the Window System to use the Guest Additions                    done       
Installing graphics libraries and desktop services components              done       

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