LinuxQuestions.org
Latest LQ Deal: Complete CCNA, CCNP & Red Hat Certification Training Bundle
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software
User Name
Password
Linux - Software This forum is for Software issues.
Having a problem installing a new program? Want to know which application is best for the job? Post your question in this forum.

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 09-21-2017, 09:26 PM   #1
kujirasan
Member
 
Registered: Mar 2007
Posts: 154

Rep: Reputation: 18
Up Grading Virtual Box from EL5


I have installed an EL5, is it possible to up grade Virtual Box from this particula type:


All distributions (built on EL5 and therefore do not require recent system libraries) i386 | AMD64

https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Linux_Downloads

or must delete and install the new/latest version?

Thanking for your replies
 
Old 09-21-2017, 10:26 PM   #2
Ztcoracat
LQ Guru
 
Registered: Dec 2011
Distribution: Slackware
Posts: 7,948
Blog Entries: 12

Rep: Reputation: Disabled
If it were my machine I would install the latest version of VBox.
 
Old 09-22-2017, 05:57 PM   #3
DVOM
Member
 
Registered: Nov 2010
Posts: 179

Rep: Reputation: 40
I've been using the EL5 download for a long time. It installs it into /opt/VirtualBox. When you want to upgrade or downgrade just install the version you want, the installer will uninstall the previous one first.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
[SOLVED] Issues trying to install Virtual Box Guest Additions on RHEL v6.5 in Virtual Box JockVSJock Linux - Virtualization and Cloud 4 07-13-2015 10:14 PM
How can I use kickstart to build multiple virtual machines on Oracle virtual box? VitalTrainings Linux - Newbie 1 08-29-2014 10:04 AM
Issue faced while installing Linux in virtual machine in Oracle virtual box ravisingh1 Linux - Virtualization and Cloud 5 04-07-2013 11:42 AM
Slackware 13.37 and Virtual Box 4.1 / Virtual Box 4.012 chris_kzn Slackware 4 07-29-2011 02:51 AM
Running virtual pc files in a virtual machine in linux ... preferably virtual box biharibong Linux - Software 4 01-21-2009 02:04 PM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:38 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration