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Old 12-12-2012, 08:20 AM   #1
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how to add repos for virtualbox


I've been using vbox for some time now and with other distributions always seemed to be able to find the repos to add to my repos list. Cannot seem to find the virtualbox repos and keys for mint 13 cinnamon. Does anyone know how? Don't see anything listed on the Oracle Virtualbox site so far. Thx
 
Old 12-12-2012, 08:51 AM   #2
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You can get this information from virtualbox website.

Edit the /etc/apt/sources.list file to add the following

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deb http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian oneiric contrib
This is all that should be needed. You should be now be able to install using apt-get.

Here is the link to the complete page - https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Linux_Downloads
 
Old 12-13-2012, 08:01 AM   #3
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THX

Thanks. That was the page I was looking for. Couldn't find it again on their website for some reason. I used the Precise version (Mint 13) instead of the Oneiric version. Still wouldn't automatically give me version 4.2 vbox as an update for my old 4.1 (guess they're too much of different animals). But subsequently found 4.2 in the repos and installed it. So I expect I'll automatically get the 4.2 updates now as they become available. Thanks again.
 
Old 12-13-2012, 12:06 PM   #4
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Mint 13 is based on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin), so you should replace the oneiric in that line with precise to get the correct repo.
 
  


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