How To Install Virtualbox 4.2.22 On Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pear OS, Elementary OS, Debian Wheezy And Kwheezy

As you may know, VirtualBox is one of the most popular virtualiazation software, available for Linux, Windows and Mac OS X. VirtualBox 4.2.22 has been released two days ago, bringing bug-fixes.

how to install Virtualbox 4.2.22 on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 14 Nadia, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Pear OS 8, Pear OS 7, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna, Debian Wheezy and Kwheezy.

In this article I will show you how to install Virtualbox 4.2.22 on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 14 Nadia, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Pear OS 8, Pear OS 7, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna, Debian Wheezy and Kwheezy.

Because it is available via the Oracle repository, installing Virtualbox 4.2.22 on the listed Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pear OS, Elementary OS, Debian Wheezy and Kwheezy systems is easy.

All you have to is add the repository to your system:

$ sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian $(lsb_release -sc) contrib" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/virtualbox.list'

Download and add the key:

$ wget -q http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian/oracle_vbox.asc -O- | sudo apt-key add -

Update the local repository index:

$ sudo apt-get update

Install Virtualbox 4.2.22:

$ sudo apt-get install virtualbox-4.2

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