Wednesday, 5 September 2012

Installing Virtualbox on Backtrack 5r3

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What is Virtualbox ?

"VirtualBox is a powerful x86 and AMD64/Intel64 virtualization product for enterprise as well as home use. Not only is VirtualBox an extremely feature rich, high performance product for enterprise customers, it is also the only professional solution that is freely available as Open Source Software under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL) version 2. ("

How to ...
  1. Download virtualbox here
  2. Backtrack 5R3 based on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx), so please choose the appropriate package for Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. i386 for Intel and AMD64 for AMD.
  3. Open your favorite terminal, goto virtuabox installer directory, and then run this command :
    root@bt# dpkg -i virtualbox-4.1_4.1.20-80170~Ubuntu~lucid_i386.deb
    dpkg is a debian package installer for debian distribution
    -i is options for install
    virtualbox-4.1_4.1.20-80170~Ubuntu~lucid_i386.deb is a virtualbox filename (installer)

  4. Open Virtualbox from Start Menu -> System -> Oracle VM Virtual Box
  5. Done!

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