Howto- add Virtualbox repository to opensuse

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Question :  How to add Virtualbox repository to opensuse  ?

Answer :

1- Using Terminal:

1-1 add repo to  opensuse

#zypper ar -f -n http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/rpm/opensuse/11.4/ Virtualbox

Then

1-2-Search virtualbox packages

linux-f2f1:~ # zypper search  virtualbox
Loading repository data...                                                                                                                                                  
Warning: Repository 'openSUSE-12.2-Update-Non-Oss' appears to outdated. Consider using
a different mirror or server.

Reading installed packages...                                                                                                                                               

S | Name                         | Summary                                    | Type                                                                                        
--+------------------------------+--------------------------------------------+--------                                                                                     
  | VirtualBox-4.0               | Oracle VM VirtualBox                       | package                                                                                     
  | VirtualBox-4.1               | Oracle VM VirtualBox                       | package                                                                                     
i | VirtualBox-4.2               | Oracle VM VirtualBox                       | package                                                                                     
  | python-virtualbox            | Python bindings for virtualbox             | package                                                                                     
  | virtualbox                   | VirtualBox is an Emulator                  | package                                                                                     
  | virtualbox-devel             | Devel files for virtualbox                 | package                                                                                     
  | virtualbox-guest-kmp-default | Guest kernel modules for VirtualBox        | package                                                                                     
  | virtualbox-guest-kmp-desktop | Guest kernel modules for VirtualBox        | package                                                                                     
  | virtualbox-guest-kmp-pae     | Guest kernel modules for VirtualBox        | package                                                                                     
  | virtualbox-guest-tools       | VirtualBox guest tools                     | package                                                                                     
  | virtualbox-guest-x11         | VirtualBox X11 drivers for mouse and video | package                                                                                     
  | virtualbox-host-kmp-default  | Host kernel module for VirtualBox          | package                                                                                     
  | virtualbox-host-kmp-desktop  | Host kernel module for VirtualBox          | package                                                                                     
  | virtualbox-host-kmp-pae      | Host kernel module for VirtualBox          | package                                                                                     
  | virtualbox-qt                | Qt GUI part for virtualbox                 | package
  | virtualbox-websrv            | WebService GUI part for virtualbox         | package
linux-f2f1:~ #

1-3-Now  install what you  need with  :

#yast2 in VirtualBox-4.2
or
#zypper in VirtualBox-4.2

2-Using  Gui:

2-1-From  Application >System>Control Center > Software  repertories  >Add

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Now back to Control Center  and  open Software Management

Search Virtualbox

 

 

 

 

 

 

Accept and  is done.

This  Method is  tested  under  Opensuse 12.2.

For questions please refer to our Q/A forum at : http://ask.unixmen.com/

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