How To Install VirtualBox 4.2.16 On Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Debian And Fedora

Hello Linux Geeksters. Oracle has released VirtualBox 4.2.16 a while ago. A full list of bugfixes and improvements is available in the changelog.

How To Install VirtualBox 4.2.16 On Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Debian And Fedora

In this article I will show you how to install VirtualBox 4.2.16 onĀ  Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 14 Nadia, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Debian Wheezy, Debian Squeeze, Fedora 18 and Fedora 17.

There isn’t any repository available for now, Oracle provides us deb and rpm files for each distro, in order to make the installation easier:

How to install Virtualbox 4.2.16 on Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail and Linux Mint 15 Olivia:

Instructions for 32 bit systems:

$ wget -c download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/4.2.16/virtualbox-4.2_4.2.16-86992~Ubuntu~raring_i386.deb
$ sudo dpkg -i virtualbox-4.2_4.2.16-86992~Ubuntu~raring_i386.deb

Instructions for 64 bit systems:

$ wget -c download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/4.2.16/virtualbox-4.2_4.2.16-86992~Ubuntu~raring_amd64.deb
$ sudo dpkg -i virtualbox-4.2_4.2.16-86992~Ubuntu~raring_amd64.deb

How to install Virtualbox 4.2.16 on Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal and Linux Mint 14 Nadia:

Instructions for 32 bit systems:

$ wget -c download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/4.2.16/virtualbox-4.2_4.2.16-86992~Ubuntu~quantal_i386.deb
$ sudo dpkg -i virtualbox-4.2_4.2.16-86992~Ubuntu~quantal_i386.deb

Instructions for 64 bit systems:

$ wget -c download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/4.2.16/virtualbox-4.2_4.2.16-86992~Ubuntu~quantal_amd64.deb
$ sudo dpkg -i virtualbox-4.2_4.2.16-86992~Ubuntu~quantal_amd64.deb

How to install Virtualbox 4.2.16 on Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin and Linux Mint 13 Maya:

Instructions for 32 bit systems:

$ wget -c download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/4.2.16/virtualbox-4.2_4.2.16-86992~Ubuntu~precise_i386.deb
$ sudo dpkg -i virtualbox-4.2_4.2.16-86992~Ubuntu~precise_i386.deb

Instructions for 64 bit systems:

$ wget -c download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/4.2.16/virtualbox-4.2_4.2.16-86992~Ubuntu~precise_amd64.deb
$ sudo dpkg -i virtualbox-4.2_4.2.16-86992~Ubuntu~precise_amd64.deb

How to install Virtualbox 4.2.16 on Debian Wheezy:

Instructions for 32 bit systems:

$ wget -c download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/4.2.16/virtualbox-4.2_4.2.16-86992~Debian~wheezy_i386.deb
$ sudo dpkg -i virtualbox-4.2_4.2.16-86992~Debian~wheezy_i386.deb

Instructions for 64 bit systems:

$ wget -c download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/4.2.16/virtualbox-4.2_4.2.16-86992~Debian~wheezy_amd64.deb
$ sudo dpkg -i virtualbox-4.2_4.2.16-86992~Debian~wheezy_amd64.deb

How to install Virtualbox 4.2.16 on Debian Squeeze:

Instructions for 32 bit systems:

$ wget -c download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/4.2.16/virtualbox-4.2_4.2.16-86992~Debian~squeeze_i386.deb
$ sudo dpkg -i virtualbox-4.2_4.2.16-86992~Debian~squeeze_i386.deb

Instructions for 64 bit systems:

$ wget -c download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/4.2.16/virtualbox-4.2_4.2.16-86992~Debian~squeeze_amd64.deb
$ sudo dpkg -i virtualbox-4.2_4.2.16-86992~Debian~squeeze_amd64.deb

How to install Virtualbox 4.2.16 on Fedora 18:

Instructions for 32 bit systems:

$ wget -c download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/4.2.16/VirtualBox-4.2-4.2.16_86992_fedora18-1.i686.rpm
$ sudo rpm -i VirtualBox-4.2-4.2.16_86992_fedora18-1.i686.rpm

Instructions for 64 bit systems:

$ wget -c download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/4.2.16/VirtualBox-4.2-4.2.16_86992_fedora18-1.x86_64.rpm
$ sudo rpm -i VirtualBox-4.2-4.2.16_86992_fedora18-1.x86_64.rpm

How to install Virtualbox 4.2.16 on Fedora 17:

Instructions for 32 bit systems:

$ wget -c download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/4.2.16/VirtualBox-4.2-4.2.16_86992_fedora17-1.i686.rpm
$ sudo rpm -i VirtualBox-4.2-4.2.16_86992_fedora17-1.i686.rpm

Instructions for 64 bit systems:

$ wget -c download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/4.2.16/VirtualBox-4.2-4.2.16_86992_fedora17-1.x86_64.rpm
$ sudo rpm -i VirtualBox-4.2-4.2.16_86992_fedora17-1.x86_64.rpm

For other Linux distrutions, try using the installation script:

For 32 bit systems:

$ wget -c download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/4.2.16/VirtualBox-4.2.16-86992-Linux_x86.run
$ sudo chmod +x VirtualBox-4.2.16-86992-Linux_x86.run
$ ./VirtualBox-4.2.16-86992-Linux_x86.run

For 64 bit systems:

$ wget -c download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/4.2.16/VirtualBox-4.2.16-86992-Linux_amd64.run
$ sudo chmod +x VirtualBox-4.2.16-86992-Linux_amd64.run
$ ./VirtualBox-4.2.16-86992-Linux_amd64.run

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