How to install Virtualbox 2.2.0 in Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty)

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VirtualBox is a general-purpose full virtualizer for x86 hardware. Targeted at server, desktop and embedded use, it is now the only professional-quality virtualization solution that is also Open Source Software.

Install irtualbox 2.2.0 in Ubuntu 9.04

Preparing your system

First you need to install the following package.Dynamic Kernel Module Support Framework.This package contains the framework for the Dynamic Kernel Module Support (DKMS) method for installing and updating kernel modules.

sudo apt-get install dkms

First you need to download .deb package for ubuntu jaunty from here

Now you need to open the .deb package using GDebi click ok

File download in progress

Virtualbox .deb extract in progress

Now you need to click on "Install Package"

Enter your password click ok

Downloading additional package files in progress

Installing dependencies

Installing virtualbox 2.2 in progress

In the installation process

Creating vboxusers group click Forward

Compiling vboxdrv module be compiled now click Forward

Virtualbox-2.2 completed

Now go to Applications--->System Tools--->Sun VirtualBox

Now agree license by clicking on "I Agree"

Virtualbox main screen

Virtualbox version details

Install Virtualbox opensource edition in Ubuntu Jaunty

If you want to install Virtualbox opensource edition in Ubuntu Jaunty using the following command

sudo apt-get install virtualbox-ose virtualbox-ose-guest-source virtualbox-ose-guest-utils dkms

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32 Responses

  1. bobob says:

    I got this installed and it didnt fail or anything but i cant find it anywhere on my system i looked in “Applications” but it isnt there anyone else have the problem? 🙁

  2. channa says:

    I will be installed in /usr/bin/VirtualBox. Go to your terminal and run
    $ VirtualBox

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