How To Install VirtualBox 4.2.18 On Ubuntu 13.04, 12.10, 12.04, 10.04, Linux Mint 15, 14, 13 And Elementary OS 0.2 Luna Via The Oracle Repository

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 4.2.18 has been released yesterday, bringing both fixes and some improvements. For more information, see the changelog.

how to install VirtualBox 4.2.18 on Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 14 Nadia, Linux Mint 13 Maya and Elementary OS 0.2 Luna.

Earlier today, I was saying that VirtualBox 4.2.18 is not available via any repository on Ubuntu and derivates, but it actually is.

In this article I will show you how to install VirtualBox 4.2.18 on Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 14 Nadia, Linux Mint 13 Maya and Elementary OS 0.2 Luna.

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

How to install VirtualBox 4.2.18 on Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail and Linux Mint 15 Olivia, via the official Oracle repository:

$ sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian raring contrib" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/virtualbox.list'
$ wget -q http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian/oracle_vbox.asc -O- | sudo apt-key add -
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install virtualbox-4.2

How to install VirtualBox 4.2.18 on Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal and Linux Mint 14 Nadia, via the official Oracle repository:

$ sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian quantal contrib" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/virtualbox.list'
$ wget -q http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian/oracle_vbox.asc -O- | sudo apt-key add -
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install virtualbox-4.2

How to install VirtualBox 4.2.18 on Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 13 Maya and Elementary OS 0.2 Luna, via the official Oracle repository:

$ sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian precise contrib" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/virtualbox.list'
$ wget -q http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian/oracle_vbox.asc -O- | sudo apt-key add -
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install virtualbox-4.2

How to install VirtualBox 4.2.18 on Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx, via the official Oracle repository:

$ sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian lucid contrib" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/virtualbox.list'
$ wget -q http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian/oracle_vbox.asc -O- | sudo apt-key add -
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install virtualbox-4.2

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