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Monday, September 9, 2013


VirtualBox is a free open source application which is available for all operating systems. It is the most commonly used Virtualization softwares.It is available for Windows,MacOSX,Linux

VirtualBox 4.2.18 released on 6th September 2013

In this Tutorial I will tell you how to install virtualbox 4.2.18 on Ubuntu 13.04/12.10/12.04

Installation Procedure

Step 1: Login as root user and Install the Dependency Package

sudo su

apt-get install dkms

Step 2:Download and install the Key From oracle for virtualbox

wget -q http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian/oracle vbox.asc -o- | apt-key add-

Step 3:Add the Oracle Key To Repository 

For Ubuntu 13.04

sh -c 'echo "deb http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian raring  contrib" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/virtualbox.list'

For Ubuntu 12.10

sh -c 'echo "deb http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian quantal contrib" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/virtualbox.list'

For Ubuntu 12.04


sh -c 'echo "deb http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian precise contrib" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/virtualbox.list'

Step 4: Update the Repo


apt-get update

Step 5: Install Virtualbox

apt-get install virtualbox-4.2

That's it virtualbox installed successfully..............
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