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Monday, 10 June 2013

Oracle Virtual box 4.2.12 in Linux Mint 15 Olivia



Virtual box can be installed directly from the repositories.

sudo apt-get install virtualbox-4.1virtualbox-guest-dkms virtualbox-guest-utils virtualbox-guest-x11

Check that you running the latest versions first.


Click on Help --> Check for updates.
























Next install the VirtualBox Extension Pack



















Simply follow the link and double click.

VirtualBox 4.2.12 Oracle VM VirtualBox Extension Pack  All supported platforms 



Next step is to add the vbox user.















You don't have this? Bummer?

sudo apt-get install gnome-system-tools








































Restart Mint 15


Unfortunately this needs a restart of Linux to take affect. If this was Windoze the you will see a screen saying installing 1 of 5000 updates...Please do not power off!

With Linux a restart is quick and painless.

Looking good so far!






















The Windows default dong has just sounded!




















And the only reason I need to have Windoze?











Ni Hao!

1 comment :

  1. Well, Thank you so much. It was very useful to me. Diego.

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