VirtualBox Major Update 6.1 Released — Install | Upgrade on Ubuntu 18.04

Oracle VirtualBox 6.1.0 (Major) update released with major new features, including importing virtual machines from Oracle Cloud, support for nested hardware-virtualization, new 3D style support and many more.. For the uninitiated, VirtualBox is a free and open-source hosted hypervisor software that allows you to run virtual machines with different operating systems which can be a […]

How to Access External USB Flash Drives from VirtualBox on Windows / Ubuntu Linux

Over few months, we’ve shown students and new users how to install, configure and use VirtualBox virtualization software on Windows and Ubuntu Linux systems… By this time, if you were following our previous posts, you should know how to install, configure and use VirtualBox on Windows and Linux systems (Ubuntu).. This brief tutorial shows students […]

How to Get VirtualBox Guest Additions Software on Ubuntu 19.04 | 18.04 | 16.04

For students and new users running VirtualBox virtualization software with Ubuntu as a guest machine, the first thing they’ll want to do after installing Ubuntu guest operating system (OS) is to install VirtualBox guest addition software…. VirtualBox Guest Addition Software enhances the virtual guest machine and improves the management of the machine… When you install […]

VirtualBox 6.0.4 Released — Here’s How to Install / Upgrade on Ubuntu 16.04 | 18.04

Since the release of VirtualBox 6.0, there have been two minor releases… The latest maintenance release (6.0.4) brings support for Shanghai/Zhaoxin CPUs, improvements to machine manager window, virtual optical disk creator, storage selector window and log viewer window and many more…. This brief tutorial shows you how to install / upgrade to VirtualBox 6.0.4 on Ubuntu 16.04 […]

Install / Upgrade VirtualBox to 6.0 on Windows 10

VirtualBox 6.0 has been released with boat load of changes for Windows, Linux and OS X systems.. Some of these changes include support for exporting a virtual machine to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, a new file manager enabling user to control the guest file system and copy files between host and guest and moreā€¦ This brief tutorial shows you […]

VirtualBox 6.0 is Out — Here’s How to Install / Upgrade on Ubuntu 16.04 | 18.04 | 18.10

Oracle has released the much awaited VirtualBox 6.0 with boat load of changes and fixes, including support for exporting a virtual machine to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, a new file manager enabling user to control the guest file system and copy files between host and guest and more… This brief tutorial shows you how to install / upgrade […]

VirtualBox 5.2.22 Maintenance Release Available — Upgrade on Ubuntu 16.04 | 18.04 | 18.10

VirtualBox maintenance release (5.2.22) is now available for download… and this brief tutorial shows you how to install / upgrade to it on Ubuntu 16.04 | 18.04 and Ubuntu 18.10 systems….. This release brings some bug fixes and few additions… Some of the fixes include, fix for rebuilding kernel modules for new kernels on RPM […]

VirtualBox 5.2.20 Released — Here’s How to Install / Upgrade on Ubuntu 16.04 | 18.04 | 18.10

A new maintenance release of VirtualBox virtualization software (5.2.20) is now available for download… and this brief tutorial shows you how to install / upgrade to it on Ubuntu 16.04 | 18.04 and Ubuntu 18.10 systems….. This release brings some bug fixes and few additions… Some of the fixes include, a fix for task switches triggered […]

Installing VirtualBox Guest Additions on Ubuntu 18.10 / 18.04 | 16.04 LTS

I recently installed Ubuntu 18.10 [BETA] guest machine using VirtualBox virtualization software…. and the steps below is how I got VirtualBox guest additions installed on the guest machine…. VirtualBox Guest Addition Software is a suite of utilities that enhances the virtual machine’s operating systems and improves the management of the machine… When you install a […]