How to Install Virtualbox 4.2.12 on Fedora 18

Hello Linux Geeksters.

In this article I will show you how to install Virtualbox 4.2.12 on Fedora 18.

As you know, Virtualbox is one of the most popular virtual machine software avaiable, running in Linux.

For a successful Virtualbox installation, follow this steps:

Step 1. Add the Virtualbox repo:

$ sudo cd /etc/yum.repos.d/
$ sudo wget

Step 2. Update the repositories:

$ sudo yum update

Step 3. Install the needed dependencies:

$ yum install binutils qt gcc make patch libgomp glibc-headers glibc-devel kernel-headers kernel-devel dkms

Step 4. Install Virtualbox:

$ sudo yum install VirtualBox-4.2

Step 5. A few more tweaks:

$ sudo service vboxdrv setup
$ sudo usermod -a -G vboxusers your_user

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