2 Ways How to Install VirtualBox in Ubuntu 10.04 / 12.04 / 12.10 / 13.04 / 13.10 / 14.04

2 Ways How to Install VirtualBox in Linux Ubuntu 10.04 / 12.04 / 12.10 / 13.04 - VirtualBox is a virtualization product just like VMware. The VirtualBox is open source virtualization product from Oracle. Now, this product has available on Linux, Windows, Mac OS, and Solaris. The official of VirtualBox is http://www.virtualbox.org.

If you want to trying an operating systems, you can install it on virtualbox as the media of your experiment. This is a smart solution if you try an other operating systems. So you can running multiple operating systems with together on single computer. There are two ways for Install VirtualBox in Ubuntu :


1. Install VirtualBox in Ubuntu using Repository via Terminal (Shell)

1. Install the dependency package to avoid error. Open your terminal or (Ctrl+Shift+T). And follow command below
sudo apt-get update
and than
sudo apt-get install dkms
2. Download and install of the VirtualBox package using this command
sudo apt-get install virtualbox-4.3
if you want to install the previous version just change 4.3 to 4.2 / 4.1 / 4.0 / 3.2 in the above command


2. Install VirtualBox in Ubuntu using .deb file

1. Download the .deb file on VirtualBox Official

2. After your download is finish. Install the dependency package using this command
sudo apt-get update
and than
sudo apt-get install dkms

3. Still on your Terminal (Shell). Change to active directory where your .deb file was downloaded. For example, the .deb file on /home/user/Desktop/
cd /home/user/Dekstop
4. And than install the .deb file using command below
sudo dpkg -i virtualbox-4.3*.deb

Wait untill that proccess is finish, and enjoy it !! Maybe you want to try other than VirtualBox, you can use VMware.

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