7.41. VBoxManage extpack

Extension package management.

7.41.1. Synopsis

VBoxManage extpack install [--replace] { tarball }

VBoxManage extpack uninstall [--force] { name }

VBoxManage extpack cleanup

7.41.2. Description extpack install

VBoxManage extpack install [--replace] { tarball }

Installs a new extension pack on the system. This command will fail if an older version of the same extension pack is already installed. The --replace option can be used to uninstall any old package before the new one is installed.


Uninstall existing extension pack version.


The file containing the extension pack to be installed. extpack uninstall

VBoxManage extpack uninstall [--force] { name }

Uninstalls an extension pack from the system. The subcommand will also succeed in the case where the specified extension pack is not present on the system. You can use VBoxManage list extpacks to show the names of the extension packs which are currently installed.


Overrides most refusals to uninstall an extension pack


The name of the extension pack to be uninstalled. extpack cleanup

VBoxManage extpack cleanup

Used to remove temporary files and directories that may have been left behind if a previous install or uninstall command failed.

7.41.3. Examples

How to list extension packs:

$ VBoxManage list extpacks
Extension Packs: 1
Pack no. 0:   Oracle VM VirtualBox Extension Pack
Version:      4.1.12
Revision:     77218
Description:  USB 2.0 Host Controller, VirtualBox RDP, PXE ROM with E1000 support.
VRDE Module:  VBoxVRDP
Usable:       true
Why unusable:

How to remove an extension pack:

$ VBoxManage extpack uninstall "Oracle VM VirtualBox Extension Pack"
Successfully uninstalled "Oracle VM VirtualBox Extension Pack".