How-to Install the Latest VirtualBox on Debian 8 Jessie Linux

January 12th, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

Installing Latest Virtualbox on Debian 8 Jessie

Hello Debian User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the Latest Oracle VirtualBox 5.x for Debian 8 Jessie 32/64-bit GNU/Linux Lxde/Xfce/KDE/Gnome Desktop

VirtualBox is a powerful PC virtualization solution allowing you to run a wide range of PC operating systems on your Linux system. This includes Windows, Linux, FreeBSD, DOS, OpenBSD and others.

Oracle VirtualBox comes with a broad feature set and excellent performance, making it the premier virtualization software solution on the market.

Install Virtualbox on Debian 8 Jessie - Featured
  1. Download Latest VirtualBox Package for Debian 8:

    Get VirtualBox .deb 32/64-bit
  2. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install VirtualBox on Debian Linux Jessie - Lxde Open Terminal
  3. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Search for Terminal

    Debian Linux Jessie Gnome 3 Open Terminal
  4. Check/Install GDebi Package Installer
    Check if GDebi is already there:

    which gdebi

    To Install it:

    su -c "apt-get install gdebi"

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

  5. Installing Latest VirtualBox
    Access the Target:

    cd ~/Downloads

    Then GDebi manage gracefully the Installation:

    su -c "gdebi ./virtualbox*.deb"
  6. Install VMware Workstation for Free on Debian Linux:

    VMware-Workstation 11 for Debian.

    Install Virtualbox on Debian 8 Jessie - Unity VirtualBox Launcher

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