Monday, April 25, 2011

VirtualBox repository for Ubuntu 11.04 Natty

VirtualBox is a virtualization software you can install other operating systems within operating systems. It currently supports operating systems install GNU/Linux, FreeBSD, Windows, Solaris and others.

To install on any version of Ubuntu to natty:
Note: Ubuntu based distributions that do not retain their codename as LinuxMint change `lsb_release -cs` by the version in which the base (jaunty, maverick, natty ...)

Add the repositories:
sudo sh -c "echo 'deb `lsb_release -cs` contrib #Virtualbox' >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/virtualbox.list" && wget -q -O- | sudo apt-key add -
sudo apt-get update
And install virtualbox:
sudo apt-get install virtualbox-4.0 dkms
Now download and install double-click the extension pack to have support for USB 2.0.

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this is a great tool
i always use it to virtualize and get OS on 1 PC
i will keep update for the latest version

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