install and unistall Virtualbox in Linux

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Virtalbox   is  supported  by  many  dustribution  like  fedora/ubuntu/debian/opensue/slackware/opensoalris  and  more …..

To  give  some  example  of  installations

In  RPM  based  distribution example  Fedora or Mandriva of  opensuse …

 

rpm -ivh  http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/3.1.6/VirtualBox-3.1-3.1.6_59338_fedora12-1.i686.rpm (Fedora)rep

rpm ivh http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/3.1.6/VirtualBox-3.1-3.1.6_59338_openSUSE111-1.i586.rpm (opensuse)

rpm -ivh  http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/3.1.6/VirtualBox-3.1-3.1.6_59338_mdv2009.1-1.i586.rpm (mandriva)

ro  remove  the rpm package

Rpm -qa  | grep  -i virtualbox

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rpm -e (packagename)

 

fpr  debian  based

wget  http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/3.1.6/virtualbox-3.1_3.1.6-59338_Debian_lenny_i386.deb
dpkg -i virtualbox-3.1_3.1.6-59338_Debian_lenny_i386.deb

to  remove  a  debian packgae user  apt-get  remove  pckage

or  dpkg   -e debian-package 

 

For all  Linux  distro please  use :

wget  http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/3.1.6/VirtualBox-3.1.6-59338-Linux_x86.run

make it  executable

chmod +x VirtualBox-3.1.6-59338-Linux_x86.run

then   run it  with  root  acces . like  this  bellow

how  to uninstall

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