VirtualBox 4.3.10 released and ubuntu installation instructions included

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What is new in virtualbox 4.3.10

This is a maintenance release. The following items were fixed and/or added:

VMM: more work on improving the emulation of certain MSR registers on certain host CPUs (e.g. bugs #12734, #12736, #12744, #12748, #12686, #12770)
VMM: fixed single-stepping for real-mode guests (VT-x without unrestricted guest execution) and some I/O instructions (bug #12636)
VMM: fixed a potential problem with COW pages if nested paging is not available
GUI: Mac OS X: experimental native full screen support for Mountain Lion and Mavericks (bug #12292)
GUI: Mac OS X: removed the mini-toolbar minimize button which doesn't work under Mac OS X full screen mode anyway
GUI: experimental HID LEDs synchronization for Windows and Mac OS X hosts: fixed keyboard re-synchronization if the feature is disabled (as done by default; bug #12758)
GUI: fixed a potential crash when opening the preferences menu (bug #12862)
OVF: fixed a crash of the VirtualBox Manager when re-starting guest export (bug #12586)
3D support: several fixes
HGCM: fixed a problem with saved states which could cause several guest misbehavior after a VM was started from a saved state
Storage: fixed a bug preventing to compact differential snapshots under certain conditions
VBoxSVC: fixed a segmentation fault on Linux hosts if a very long path exists under /dev (bug #12760)
API: fixed guest misbehavior under certain conditions if a storage medium was attached or removed at VM runtime
Windows installer: make the --silent parameter work again (bug #12764)
Mac OS X Networking: prevent local traffic (VM-to/from-host) from leaking to wire (bug #12750)
Windows Additions: fixed the environment for guest processes (4.3.8 regression; bug #12782)
Windows Additions/WDDM: fixed divide by zero exception with multiple guest screens under certain conditions
Windows Additions/WDDM: fixed crashes with 2D video acceleration enabled (4.3.8 regression; bug #12745)
Linux Additions: install correctly on Ubuntu guest systems with a /usr/lib64 directory (bug #12513)
X11 Additions: fix for the VBoxClient process not exiting correctly (bug #12348) and consuming too much processor time

Install VirtualBox 4.3.10 on ubuntu 13.10/13.04/12.10

Open the terminal and run the following commands

You need to edit /etc/apt/sources.list

gksudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list

For ubuntu 13.10 users add the following line

deb http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian saucy contrib

For ubuntu 13.04 users add the following line

deb http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian raring contrib

For ubuntu 12.10 users add the following line

deb http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian quantal contrib

If you are running ubuntu 12.04 add the following line

deb http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian precise contrib

Save and exit the file

Now install PGP key using the following command

wget -q http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian/oracle_vbox.asc -O- | sudo apt-key add -

Update source list

sudo apt-get update

Install virtualbox

sudo apt-get install virtualbox-4.3

If you have problem with the above PPA you can download .deb package from here.Once you have deb package you can double click on it to install this package.

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