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.
To download VirtualBox for Linux systems, click on https://www.virtualbox.org/ and click on Linux distributions in Downloads.
On the Download VirtualBox for Linux Hosts page, click on Ubuntu 18.04 (“Bionic”) AMD64.
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
After extracting the .deb package, run the apt-get -f install command to start the VirtualBox installation.
apt-get -f install
Press Y to confirm additional disk space and press Enter.
After installing VirtualBox on Ubuntu 18.04/18.10, type virtualbox in Terminal to start the program and press Enter.
VirtualBox will be opened as shown below.
You can learn Oracle VM VirtualBox version from Help / About.
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.
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.
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.
Select the Extension Pack you downloaded and click the Open button.
Click on the Install button to start the installation.
Accept the license agreement.
Type your root password and click Authenticate.
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!
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