Howto: Install VirtualBox 4.2.10 on RHEL / CentOS 6.x / Linux

Dear All,

VirtualBox is an Open Source Cross Virtualization Software, By Installing VirtualBox You can Install Multiple Guest Operating Systems.

I am sharing this Howto to Install VirtualBox 4.2.10 on Linux ( RHEL  and CentOS 6.x ).

By Following Instructions You will able to Install and Run VirtualBox 4.2.10 on Linux.

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Perform Following steps to Install VirtualBox on Linux | CentOs | RHEL 6.x

1. You need to be root to perform this Howto.

2.  Configure Repositories :-

# Download and Install EPEL Repository 

[root@linux-support-ahmedabad-tejas-barot ~]# wget

[root@linux-support-ahmedabad-tejas-barot ~]# rpm -Uvh epel-release-6-8.noarch.rpm

# Configure VirtualBox Repository

[root@linux-support-ahmedabad-tejas-barot ~]# cd /etc/yum.repos.d/ 

[root@linux-support-ahmedabad-tejas-barot yum.repos.d]# wget

[root@linux-support-ahmedabad-tejas-barot yum.repos.d]# cd

3. Installing Dependencies for VirtualBox

[root@linux-support-ahmedabad-tejas-barot ~]# yum install binutils  gcc kernel-headers kernel-devel make libgomp glibc-headers glibc-devel patch  dkms qt

4. Finally Lets Start Installing VirtualBox 4.2.10

[root@linux-support-ahmedabad-tejas-barot ~]# yum install VirtualBox-4.2

5. That’s It.

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