Install Virtualbox 4.3.6 On Ubuntu / LinuxMint Via PPA

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VirtualBox is a free open source application which is available for all operating systems. It is the most commonly used Virtualization softwares.

It is available for Windows, MacOSX, Linux..


In this Tutorial i will show you how to install Oracle Virtualbox 4.3.6 On Ubuntu 13.10/ 13.04 / 12.10 / 12.04 & LinuxMint 15 / 14

Note : Installation Procedures are same for Linuxmint 

Installation steps

Step 1: Open terminal and edit the sources.list file

sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list

Step 2:Add the Oracle Key To sources.list

For Ubuntu 13.10
deb http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian saucy  contrib

For Ubuntu 13.04
deb http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian raring  contrib

For Ubuntu 12.10
deb http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian quantal contrib

For Ubuntu 12.04
deb http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian precise contrib

Step 3:Download and install the Key From oracle for virtualbox

wget -q http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian/oracle vbox.asc -o- | apt-key add-

Step 4: Update the Repository

sudo apt-get update

Step 5: Install Virtualbox

sudo apt-get install virtualbox-4.3
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