VirtualBox 5.0 Released – Install on RHEL/CentOS/Fedora and Debian/Ubuntu/Linux Mint

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Ravi Saive

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89 Responses

  1. rahul says:

    I’ve updated virtual box to 5.0 yesterday, my host machine is win 7 prof. after i updated to this i found major changes in my guest machines (centOS 6.6) all the fonts are visible as font and it’s very difficult to look for more time.

  2. GMarin says:

    Hi, good job but with LinuxMint 17.2 the command lsb_release -cs give as answer : rafaela.
    Oracle doesn’t know rafeala dist but knows ubuntu trusty dist or debian wheezy dist.
    When you try apt-get update you get an error not found on oracle servers.
    Regards
    Gilbert

  3. Tariq says:

    Very Good Explanation. I have installed VBOX 5 in Centos 6.5 with out any error :).

  4. kalyan says:

    Hello ,
    I gone through u r site and good. My concern is I need to install RHEL server on my laptop .In that Rhel i want to install VirtualBOX S/W to run a few windows applications..
    So inside Virtal box -Going to insatll Windows..is it possible to such so?? please let me know..

    2) I have RHEL 5.8 ,wan to install VirtualBOX 4.3 said as like of above by u…
    I have moved to “”/etc/yum.repos.d”” and while executing i got Error …

    Error ::
    [root@NEURAREPO yum.repos.d]# pwd
    /etc/yum.repos.d
    /etc/yum.repos.d
    [root@NEURAREPO yum.repos.d]# wget http://download.virtualbox.org/rpm/rhel/virtualbox.repo
    –2015-05-27 12:00:38– http://download.virtualbox.org/rpm/rhel/virtualbox.repo
    Resolving download.virtualbox.org… failed: Temporary failure in name resolution.
    wget: unable to resolve host address `download.virtualbox.org’
    [root@NEURAREPO yum.repos.d]#

    So please guide me to resolve this issue and mail me the concern … Thank u …

    • Ravi Saive says:

      @Kalyan,
      Is your machine is connected to network? please check your internet connectivity and then execute the commands as described in the article.

  5. Rodger Ramos says:

    very good explanation“ good job

  6. Zane says:

    Hi Ravi, could you explain me what’s the reason of the problem?

  7. Zane says:

    I copied libGL.so.1 from /usr/lib64 to /usr/lib/virtualbox , The error information is changed as below.

    VirtualBox: supR3HardenedMainGetTrustedMain: dlopen(“/usr/lib/virtualbox/VirtualBox.so”,) failed: /usr/lib/virtualbox/libGL.so.1: undefined symbol: _XGetRequest

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