The Guide shows you Step-by-Step How to Install and Quick Start with the Latest VirtualBox 7.4 by apt-get on Linux Mint 14 Mate Desktop.
Finally, the post’s Content is Expressly Reduced to Give Focus to the Essentials Instructions and Commands.
Open a Terminal Window
(Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
Installing Latest VirtualBox
If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo
Search for the Latest VirtualBox Release:
apt-cache search VirtualBox
apt-get install virtualbox-
How to Add the VirtualBox Repo for Ubuntu Quantal Based:Ubuntu-Quantal Repo for VirtualBox
Enabling Automatic VirtualBox Automatic Kernel Modules Rebuilding
This is Useful in Case of a Future Kernel Update…
apt-get install dkms
Installing VirtualBox Guest Additions
Linux VirtualBox How to Install Guest Additions:Linux Installing Guest Additions