Install Latest Virtualbox on Ubuntu 13.10 from Official Repository

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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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    1. 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.

    1. At the moment, the Virtualbox repository is not ready for Ubuntu 13.10. Download & install the DEBs for Ubuntu 13.04

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