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Old 05-11-2019, 02:51 PM   #1
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VirtualBox *.run script


For the first time I tested the VirtualBox *.run script rather than build a package. The VNC extension is not installed?
 
Old 05-11-2019, 03:07 PM   #2
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If I understood it right, VirtualBox installer blob doesn't contain VirtualBox Extension Pack. You have to install it manually.
 
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There is no separate Oracle VNC extension pack. There is only the proprietary extension pack that supports RDP.
 
Old 05-12-2019, 01:35 AM   #4
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VNC is an open source extension only. There's no extpack for it because of license reasons I think. It's only available if you build from source.
 
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It's only available if you build from source.
Apparently that is the only way to get the VNC extension pack. The upstream Oracle repositories and *.run script do not include the VNC pack. A way to trick people into downloading and installing the proprietary extension pack.

Shoulder shrug? Well, the proprietary pack explicitly forbids usage in business unless a paid license is purchased. $50 sounds reasonable except for a minimum order of 100 licenses.
 
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