Repository virtualbox 4 available for ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal

VirtualBox is open source virtualization applications and GPL  that allows us to install multiple operating systems within operating systems, such as GNU / Linux, FreeBSD, Windows, Solaris, Macintosh and other operating systems

virtualbox 4.0

For those who do the remastering or modifications to operating system, VirtualBox is very useful for testing operating system

VirtualBox VirtualBox is now available for version 4.0.10 with new features and bug fixes, such as in the quotation from the official website VirtualBox

Now the process of installing virtualbox on ubuntu can be done directly from the official repository virtualbox, support for ubuntu lucid lynx, ubuntu maverick meerkat, ubuntu Natty Narwhal

on terminal type the following command:

echo “deb $(lsb_release -sc) contrib”
sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/virtualbox.list
wget -q -O-
sudo apt-key add –
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install virtualbox-4.0

After installed virtualbox in ubuntu add extension package VirtualBox, this is an additional feature to support usb 2.0, that such extensions can work on ubuntu. Open VirtualBox and go to File> Preferences and in the Extensions tab, click the “add” button on the right and browse to the VirtualBox extensions package.


for you who are still using old version ubuntu and want to install a new versionubuntu, are suggested to install virtualbox-ose-guest-utils

run this following command:

sudo apt-get install virtualbox-ose-guest-utils

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