VirtualBox 4.0.12 has been released!

Oracle  released VirtualBox 4.0.12, a maintenance release of VirtualBox 4.0. It improves stability and fixes regressions.virtualbox

VirtualBox 4.0.12 changelog:

  • Mac OS X hosts: Lion fixes
  • Solaris hosts: fixed preemption issue with Solaris 11 hosts (builds 166 and above)
  • VBoxManage: more convenient configuration of storage controller attachments by automatically determining the port or device parameter when a storage controller has only one port or device per port
  • Storage: fixed possible data corruption under certain circumstances whith VHD and Parallels images
  • Storage: fixed access to CD/DVD images beyond 4GB when using the SATA controller
  • Floppy: make it possible to unmount a host floppy disk
  • Networking: fixed the problem with segmentation offloading when several VMs were transmitting at once
  • 3D support: fixed GL_VERSION string for different locales
  • Sources: fixed USB 2.0 support using extension packs for non-official builds
  • Solaris Additions: fixed automounting of shared folders



For Ubuntu and LinuxMint, open terminal and enter the following commands

sudo -v
<br />echo "deb <a href=""></a> $(lsb_release -sc) contrib"| <br />
wget -q <a href=""></a> -O- | sudo apt-key add -
<br />sudo apt-get update
<br />sudo apt-get install virtualbox-4.0
  • 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.

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