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

March 3rd, 2013 by Regaz



The Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Quick Start with 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-6-8.noarch.rpm

    Installing Packages/p>

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

  3. Installing Latest VirtualBox
    su 

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

    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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