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What is new in virtualbox 4.3.14

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

VMM: more fixes for MSR emulation on certain hardware (bugs #12784, #12949, #13034)
VMM: improve MSI handling under rare circumstances (only relevant for the ICH9 chipset)
VMM: fixed #UD exception for 64-bit guests with the EFER.SCE bit and the SYSCALL instruction (VT-x only; 4.3 regression; bug #13008)
VMM: fixed timekeeping after resuming SMP guests
VMM: properly wake up a halted VCPU on NMI/SMI
GUI: fixed a potential crash
GUI: fixed stuck AltGr key on Windows hosts (bug #2537)
GUI: fixed a potential error during the version check
GUI: shortcut change should not require Enter/Return (or other trigger) to confirm (bugs #12828, #12847, #12937, #13087)
GUI: fixed update check which was broken due to changing the location of the root certificates (bug #13096)
VBoxManage: fixed typo in showvminfo --machinereadable (bug #13176)
NAT: fixed inbound half-close (bug #13116)
NAT: fixed slow upload speed under certain conditions (bug #10034)
NAT Network: fixed potential loss of inbound TCP data
NAT Network: fixed potential infinite stalls of TCP connections over IPv6
NAT Network: fixed resets of TCP connections on Windows hosts
NAT Network: fixed inbound half-close on Mac OS X hosts
NAT Network: fixed socket leak on Solaris hosts
NAT Network: fixed ping of mapped host loopback on Mac OS X and Solaris hosts, fixed proxying of IMCP errors on Mac OS X
Host-Only Network: fixed SNMP ifConnectorPresent value on Windows (bug #13143)
Storage: fixed a possible crash with CD/DVD passthrough under certain circumstances
Storage: fixed a crash when trying to open an inaccessible QED or QCOW image (bug #12613)
Storage: fixed data corruption or read errors under rare circumstances
AHCI: fixed a crash under rare circumstances
USB: performance fixes
ICH9: properly reset MSI capability on reset
Keyboard: active modifier keys during suspend were stuck after resuming the host
3D: fixed misbehavior with huge guests (i.e. guest more than 4GB guest memory
3D: several fixes
API: properly detect the Windows 8.1 guest OS type (bug #13090)
ExtPack: cleanup of dangling uninstallation directories
Linux hosts / guests: compile fix for EL7 (bug #12638)
Linux Additions: made 3D pass-through work with recent versions of Mesa in the guest (bug #12941)
Linux Additions: Linux 3.16 fixes (bug #13123)
Mac OS X hosts: when scanning for host CD/DVD devices also consider BlueRay devices
OS/2 Additions: fixed gengradd.dll library name (bug #12785)
Solaris Additions: fixed permissions of files and directories located on shared folders
Windows host installer: fixed the need for rebooting Windows after installation or upgrade, extended logging for NetFlt/NetAdp (un)installation

Install VirtualBox 4.3.14 on ubuntu 14.04/13.10/13.04/12.10

Open the terminal and run the following commands

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

gksudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list

For ubuntu 14.04 users add the following line

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

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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