How to Install VirtualBox by YUM & Getting Started on Linux Oracle-Linux 6 KDE4 Desktop Step-by-Step Easy Guide

March 3, 2013 | By Regaz | Filed in: Uncategorized.

The Guide shows you Step-by-Step How to Install and Quick Start with the Latest VirtualBox by YUM on Linux Oracle-Linux 6 KDE4 Desktop.

Finally, the post’s Content is Expressly Reduced to Give Focus to the Essentials Instructions and Commands.

VirtualBox & Linux
  1. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Oracle Linux 6 KDE4 Open Terminal
  2. Installing Prerequisite Packages

    Enabling the Epel Repository.

    rpm -Uvh http://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/6/i386/epel-release-latest-6-8.noarch.rpm

    Installing Packages/p>

    yum install binutils gcc make patch libgomp glibc-headers glibc-devel kernel-headers kernel-devel dkms

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  3. Installing Latest VirtualBox

    su 

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo

    Search for the Latest VirtualBox Release:

    yum search VirtualBox

    Installing VirtualBox:

    yum install VirtualBox

    How to Add the VirtualBox Repo for Oracle Linux 6:

    Oracle-Linux Adding VirtualBox Repo
  4. Installing VirtualBox Guest Additions

    Linux VirtualBox How to Install Guest Additions:

    Linux Installing Guest Additions
VirtualBox on Linux

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