How To Install Virtualbox 4.3.18 On Ubuntu, Debian, Fedora, OpenSUSE And Derivatives

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Virtualbox is an free , multi-platform virtualization software created by Oracle, being popular on Linux, Windows and Mac OS X. The latest version available is Virtualbox 4.3.18, which has been recently released, coming with a huge list of changes. For information about this release, see the changelog.

how to install Virtualbox 4.3.18 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna, Pinguy OS 14.04, Linux Lite 2.0, LXLE 14.04, Deepin 2014, Peppermint Five, Debian Wheezy, OpenSUSE 13.1, OpenSUSE 12.3, Fedora 20 and Fedora 19.

In this article I will show you how to install Virtualbox 4.3.18 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna, Pinguy OS 14.04, Linux Lite 2.0, LXLE 14.04, Deepin 2014, Peppermint Five, Debian Wheezy, OpenSUSE 13.1, OpenSUSE 12.3, Fedora 20 and Fedora 19.

Follow the instructions for your system exactly, in order to get a successful installation.

How to install Virtualbox 4.3.18 on Ubuntu 14.04, Pinguy OS 14.04, LXLE 14.04, Linux Mint 17, Linux Lite 2.0, Deepin 2014, Peppermint Five and Elementary OS 0.3:

$ sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian trusty contrib" >> /etc/apt/sources.list'
$ wget http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian/oracle_vbox.asc -O- | sudo apt-key add -
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install virtualbox-4.3

How to install Virtualbox 4.3.18 on Ubuntu 12.04, Linux Mint 13, Pinguy OS 12.04 and Elementary OS 0.2 :

$ sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian precise contrib" >> /etc/apt/sources.list'
$ wget http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian/oracle_vbox.asc -O- | sudo apt-key add -
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install virtualbox-4.3

How to install Virtualbox 4.3.18 on Debian Wheezy:

$ sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian wheezy contrib" >> /etc/apt/sources.list'
$ wget http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian/oracle_vbox.asc -O- | sudo apt-key add -
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install virtualbox-4.3

Optional, to remove Virtualbox 4.3.18, from either Ubuntu, Debian or a derivative system, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove virtualbox-4.3

How to install Virtualbox 4.3.18 on OpenSUSE 13.1 and OpenSUSE 12.3:

$ cd /etc/zypp/repos.d/
$ sudo wget http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/rpm/opensuse/12.3/virtualbox.repo
$ sudo zypper refresh
$ sudo zypper virtualbox-4.3

Optional, to remove Virtualbox 4.3.18 from OpenSUSE systems, do:

$ sudo zypper remove virtualb0x-4.3

How to install Virtualbox 4.3.18 on Fedora 20 and Fedora 19:

$ cd /etc/yum.repos.d/
$ sudo wget http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/rpm/fedora/virtualbox.repo
$ sudo yum update
$ sudo yum install virtualbox-4.3

Optional, to remove Virtualbox 4.3.18 from Fedora systems, do:

$ sudo yum remove virtualb0x-4.3

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One comment on “How To Install Virtualbox 4.3.18 On Ubuntu, Debian, Fedora, OpenSUSE And Derivatives
  1. Anonymous says:

    Thanks man it worked flawlessly!

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