VirtualBox 4.1.12 has been released! PPA Ubuntu12.04 LTS

VirtualBox 4.1.12 has been released, this is a maintenance release that comes to fix several bugs, added support to the new Kernel 3.4. As a good news to Ubuntu users, Oracle also has updated the official repository of Virtualbox adding support for new Ubuntu 12.04.

More info about this release can be found on the changelog.

Install VirtualBox 4.1.12

Open terminal and enter the following command:

sudo -vecho "deb $(lsb_release -sc) contrib" | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list
wget -q -O- | sudo apt-key add -
sudo apt-get update 
sudo apt-get install virtualbox-4.1
  • If you don`t want to install virtualbox from repository download the following .deb packages from this Link.

– For Other Linux distribution, download the packages from this Link.

-For installation of extension pack, please check our previous post. (Support for USB 2.0 devices, VirtualBox RDP and PXE boot for Intel cards.)

  • 1/2ageek

    The first command gives me this error:
    usage: sudo -v [-AknS] [-D level] [-g groupname|#gid] [-p prompt] [-u user name|#uid]

  • cookforme

     Worked for me. Apart from
    sudo apt-get install virtualbox-4.1
    Had to be changed to:sudo apt-get install virtualbox