How To Install Virtualbox 4.2.20 On Ubuntu 13.10/13.04/12.10/12.04/10.04, Linux Mint 16/15/14/13, Pear OS 8/7, Elementary OS 0.2, Debian 7/6 And Kwheezy

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, VirtualBox is one of the most popular virtualiazation software, available for Linux, Windows and Mac OS X. VirtualBox 4.2.20 has been released yesterday, bringing both fixes and some improvements. For more information, see the changelog.

how to install VirtualBox 4.2.20 on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 14 Nadia, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna, Debian Wheezy, Debian Squeeze and KWheezy.

In this article I will show you how to install VirtualBox 4.2.20 on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 14 Nadia, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna, Debian Wheezy, Debian Squeeze and KWheezy.

Because it is not available via any repository yet, we have to download the deb packages from the official site and install them with dpkg. Follow the instructions for your system and architecture exactly, in order to get a successful installation.

How to install VirtualBox 4.2.20 on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Linux Mint 16 Olivia, Linux Mint 15 Olivia and Pear OS 8:

Instructions for 32 bit systems:

$ wget -c download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/4.2.20/virtualbox-4.2_4.2.20-90983~Ubuntu~raring_i386.deb
$ sudo dpkg -i virtualbox-4.2_4.2.20-90983~Ubuntu~raring_i386.deb
$ sudo apt-get install -f

Instructions for 64 bit systems:

$ wget -c download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/4.2.20/virtualbox-4.2_4.2.20-90983~Ubuntu~raring_amd64.deb
$ sudo dpkg -i virtualbox-4.2_4.2.20-90983~Ubuntu~raring_amd64.deb
$ sudo apt-get install -f

How to install VirtualBox 4.2.20 on Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Linux Mint 14 Nadia and Pear OS 7:

Instructions for 32 bit systems:

$ wget -c download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/4.2.20/virtualbox-4.2_4.2.20-90983~Ubuntu~quantal_i386.deb
$ sudo dpkg -i virtualbox-4.2_4.2.20-90983~Ubuntu~quantal_i386.deb
$ sudo apt-get install -f

Instructions for 64 bit systems:

$ wget -c download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/4.2.20/virtualbox-4.2_4.2.20-90983~Ubuntu~quantal_amd64.deb
$ sudo dpkg -i virtualbox-4.2_4.2.20-90983~Ubuntu~quantal_amd64.deb
$ sudo apt-get install -f

How to install VirtualBox 4.2.20 on Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 13 Maya and Elementary OS 0.2 Luna:

Instructions for 32 bit systems:

$ wget -c download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/4.2.20/virtualbox-4.2_4.2.20-90983~Ubuntu~precise_i386.deb
$ sudo dpkg -i virtualbox-4.2_4.2.20-90983~Ubuntu~precise_i386.deb
$ sudo apt-get install -f

Instructions for 64 bit systems:

$ wget -c download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/4.2.20/virtualbox-4.2_4.2.20-90983~Ubuntu~precise_amd64.deb
$ sudo dpkg -i virtualbox-4.2_4.2.20-90983~Ubuntu~precise_amd64.deb
$ sudo apt-get install -f

How to install VirtualBox 4.2.20 on Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx:

Instructions for 32 bit systems:

$ wget -c download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/4.2.20/virtualbox-4.2_4.2.20-90983~Ubuntu~lucid_i386.deb
$ sudo dpkg -i virtualbox-4.2_4.2.20-90983~Ubuntu~lucid_i386.deb
$ sudo apt-get install -f

Instructions for 64 bit systems:

$ wget -c download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/4.2.20/virtualbox-4.2_4.2.20-90983~Ubuntu~lucid_amd64.deb
$ sudo dpkg -i virtualbox-4.2_4.2.20-90983~Ubuntu~lucid_amd64.deb
$ sudo apt-get install -f

How to install Virtualbox 4.2.0 on Debian Wheezy and Kwheezy:

Instructions for 32 bit systems:

$ wget -c download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/4.2.20/virtualbox-4.2_4.2.20-90983~Debian~wheezy_i386.deb
$ sudo dpkg -i virtualbox-4.2_4.2.20-90983~Debian~wheezy_i386.deb
$ sudo apt-get install -f

Instructions for 64 bit systems:

$ wget -c download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/4.2.20/virtualbox-4.2_4.2.20-90983~Debian~wheezy_amd64.deb
$ sudo dpkg -i virtualbox-4.2_4.2.20-90983~Debian~wheezy_amd64.deb
$ sudo apt-get install -f

How to install Virtualbox 4.2.0 on Debian Squeeze:

Instructions for 32 bit systems:

$ wget -c download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/4.2.20/virtualbox-4.2_4.2.20-90983~Debian~squeeze_i386.deb
$ sudo dpkg -i virtualbox-4.2_4.2.20-90983~Debian~squeeze_i386.deb
$ sudo apt-get install -f

Instructions for 64 bit systems:

$ wget -c download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/4.2.20/virtualbox-4.2_4.2.20-90983~Debian~squeeze_amd64.deb
$ sudo dpkg -i virtualbox-4.2_4.2.20-90983~Debian~squeeze_amd64.deb
$ sudo apt-get install -f

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