Install a virtual pc software to enable guest operating system in Ubuntu

We will use VirtualBox as the virtualization software for this example. It is a proprietary software developed by Oracle Corporation.

How to install VirtualBox in Ubuntu Linux?

Retrieve and install the APT key

wget -q http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian/oracle_vbox.asc -O- | sudo apt-key add –

Now, edit the sources.list and add the VirtualBox repository

sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list

add this line

deb http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian maverick non-free

You’re ready to install the software

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install virtualbox-3.2

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