Install VirtualBox 4.2.16 in Linux Mint 15

Add VirtualBox 4.2.16 to your Linux Mint 15 computer

Install VirtualBox 4.2.16 in Linux Mint 15

Here's how you can install VirtualBox 4.2.16 in Linux Mint 15.

1. Open a terminal window.

2. Type in the following commands then hit Enter after each.

su -sh -c ' echo "deb precise contrib" >> /etc/apt/sources.list'

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

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install virtualbox-4.2

Use VirtualBox to run Virtual Machines in Linux Mint 15

VirtualBox lets you run any Linux distro, or even Windows, right in your current distro desktop. You can also customize system settings for each operating system. If you like switching distros (distrohopping), or running other operating systems, then you'll love VirtualBox. It's free and open source too.

Additional Resources

VirtualBox Site

VirtualBox Documentation

VirtualBox Community

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