How to Install VirtualBox on Ubuntu 18.10/Ubuntu 18.04?VirtualBox is a free and popular virtualization program and is also defined in the Hypervisor Type 2 virtualization group.
How to Install VirtualBox on Ubuntu 18.10/Ubuntu 18.04?

How to Install VirtualBox on Ubuntu 18.10/Ubuntu 18.04?

VirtualBox is also called Oracle VM VirtualBox. Previously we installed VirtualBox on Linux systems. You can browse these articles from the links below.

In this article, we will install Oracle VM VirtualBox on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver).

How to Install Oracle VM VirtualBox in Ubuntu 18.04/18.10?

Follow the steps below to install VirtualBox on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver step by step.

The latest version of VirtualBox is 5.2.18. Follow the steps below to install VirtualBox 5.2.18 on Ubuntu 18.10/Ubuntu 18.04.

   Step 1

To download VirtualBox for Linux systems, click on https://www.virtualbox.org/ and click on Linux distributions in Downloads.

How to Install VirtualBox on Ubuntu 18.10/Ubuntu 18.04?

   Step 2

On the Download VirtualBox for Linux Hosts page, click on Ubuntu 18.04 (“Bionic”) AMD64.

How to Install VirtualBox on Ubuntu 18.10/Ubuntu 18.04?

   Step 3

After downloading VirtualBox to your computer, press Ctrl + Alt + T together to open Terminal and execute the dpkg -i VirtualBox-5.2_5.2.8-121009~Ubuntu~bionic_amd64.deb command.

dpkg -i virtualbox-5.2_5.2.8-121009~Ubuntu~bionic_amd64.deb

 
How to Install VirtualBox on Ubuntu 18.10/Ubuntu 18.04?

   Step 4

After extracting the .deb package, run the apt-get -f install command to start the VirtualBox installation.

apt-get -f install

 
How to Install VirtualBox on Ubuntu 18.10/Ubuntu 18.04?

   Step 5

Press Y to confirm additional disk space and press Enter.

How to Install VirtualBox on Ubuntu 18.10/Ubuntu 18.04?

   Step 6

After installing VirtualBox on Ubuntu 18.04/18.10, type virtualbox in Terminal to start the program and press Enter.

How to Install VirtualBox on Ubuntu 18.10/Ubuntu 18.04?

   Step 7

VirtualBox will be opened as shown below.

How to Install VirtualBox on Ubuntu 18.10/Ubuntu 18.04?

   Step 8

You can learn Oracle VM VirtualBox version from Help / About.

How to Install VirtualBox on Ubuntu 18.10/Ubuntu 18.04?

How to Install VirtualBox Extension Pack in Ubuntu 18.10/Ubuntu 18.04?

After installing VirtualBox on Ubuntu 18.10/Ubuntu 18.04, you need to install the Extension Pack. The main purpose of installing the Extension Pack is to use the virtual machines more effectively. After installing the Extension Pack, you can exchange files between your virtual machine and physical computer, and also use the virtual machine in full-screen mode.

   Step 1

Click https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Downloads to download the VirtualBox Extension Pack and then download to your computer by clicking the All supported platforms option in the VirtualBox 5.2.18 Oracle VM VirtualBox Extension Pack.

How to Install VirtualBox on Ubuntu 18.10/Ubuntu 18.04?

   Step 2

After downloading the Extension Pack, open VirtualBox and click File / Preferences. Then click on the + symbol in the Extensions section of the VirtualBox Preferences window.

How to Install VirtualBox on Ubuntu 18.10/Ubuntu 18.04?

   Step 3

Select the Extension Pack you downloaded and click the Open button.

How to Install VirtualBox on Ubuntu 18.10/Ubuntu 18.04?

   Step 4

Click on the Install button to start the installation.

How to Install VirtualBox on Ubuntu 18.10/Ubuntu 18.04?

   Step 5

Accept the license agreement.

How to Install VirtualBox on Ubuntu 18.10/Ubuntu 18.04?

   Step 6

Type your root password and click Authenticate.

How to Install VirtualBox on Ubuntu 18.10/Ubuntu 18.04?

   Step 7

Installation of Oracle VM VirtualBox Extension Pack has been successfully completed!

 

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How to VirtualBox on Ubuntu 18.10 ⇒ Video

The installation of Oracle VM VirtualBox on Ubuntu 18.10 also covers the above steps. To install VirtualBox on Ubuntu 18.10 and install the Extension Pack, you can watch the following video!

  Final Word

In this article, we have reviewed step by step how to install Oracle VM VirtualBox and Extension Pack on Linux systems. Thanks for following us!

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