Install Latest Virtualbox on Ubuntu 13.10 from Official Repository

July 4, 2013 — 4 Comments

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This simple tutorial is going to show you how to install Latest Virtualbox and receive updates on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy, 13.04 Raring, 12.04 Precise.

To get started, press Ctrl+Alt+T to open terminal and follow below steps:

1.) Copy and paste this command into terminal and hit run to add the repository:

sudo sh -c 'echo "deb $(lsb_release -sc)  contrib" >> /etc/apt/sources.list'

2.) Download and install the key:

wget -q -O- | sudo apt-key add -

3.) Update:

sudo apt-get update

4.) Install the Virtualbox:

sudo apt-get install virtualbox-4.3


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4 responses to Install Latest Virtualbox on Ubuntu 13.10 from Official Repository

  1. still no virtualbox 4.3 for saucy is available

    • Yeap, before oracle vbox adds support for Ubuntu 13.10, you can use the DEBs for Ubuntu 13.04 Raring which works great in my machine! It’s available for downloading at vbox homepage.

  2. I get this error when updating:

    Err saucy/contrib amd64 Packages
    404 Not found
    Err saucy/contrib i386 Packages
    404 Not found

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