How-to Install Virtualbox on Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya LTS Easy Guide

July 4th, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

Virtualbox Quick-Start for Linux Mint




Hello Mint User! This Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Virtualbox on Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya LTS 32/64bit Mate/Cinnamon/KDE/Xfce Desktop

Especially relevant: following this tutorial you’ll get Installed the Latest Oracle VirtualBox release for Linux Mint.

First of all VirtualBox extends the capabilities of your existing computer so that it can Run Multiple OSes (inside multiple Virtual Machines) at the same time.

Because Oracle VirtualBox is a general-purpose full virtualizer for x86 hardware, targeted at server, desktop and embedded use.

Finally to the Tutorial’s Bottom Link to Installing Google-Chrome and VMware Workstation on Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya.

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  1. First Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How-to Install Virtualbox on Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya - Open Terminal
  2. Download Latest VirtualBox Package for Ubuntu Xenial:

    Get VirtualBox .deb 32/64bit
  3. Then Check/Install GDebi Package Installer

    which gdebi

    If Not then:

    sudo su -c "apt-get install gdebi"

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

  4. Finally to Install VirtualBox
    Simply Double-Click on Package
    Or from Shell:

    cd ~/Downloads
    sudo gdebi ./virtualbox*.deb
  5. Install Free VMware Workstation on Mint Linux:
    VMware-Workstation for Mint.

    How-to Install Google-Chrome Browser on Linux Mint
    Chrome Setup on Mint.

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