This article will go through how to install VirtualBox 7 on Oracle Linux. Oracle Corporation developed VirtualBox, a type-2 hypervisor for x86 virtualization. It can be used in both commercial and personal environments.
How to Install VirtualBox 7 on Oracle Linux
- Run the command below to update your Oracle Linux packages.
sudo dnf update
- After updating your packages, enable the EPEL repo using the command below.
sudo dnf install epel-release -y
- Install the build tools.
sudo dnf install wget curl gcc make perl bzip2 dkms kernel-devel kernel-headers -y
- Next, add the VirtualBox repository by running the command below.
sudo dnf config-manager --add-repo=https://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/rpm/el/virtualbox.repo
- Install VirtualBox 7 on Oracle Linux.
sudo dnf install VirtualBox-7.0 -y
Oracle Linux / RHEL / CentOS-9 / x86 5.4 kB/s | 39 kB 00:07 Last metadata expiration check: 0:00:01 ago on Fri 25 Nov 2022 03:33:09 PM EAT. Dependencies resolved. ===================================================================== Package Arch Version Repository Size ===================================================================== Installing: VirtualBox-7.0 x86_64 7.0.4_154605_el9-1 virtualbox 92 M Installing dependencies: pcre2-utf16 x86_64 10.40-2.0.2.el9 ol9_appstream 214 k qt5-qtbase x86_64 5.15.3-1.el9 ol9_appstream 3.7 M qt5-qtbase-common noarch 5.15.3-1.el9 ol9_appstream 12 k qt5-qtbase-gui x86_64 5.15.3-1.el9 ol9_appstream 6.4 M qt5-qttools-common noarch 5.15.3-3.el9 ol9_appstream 11 k qt5-qttools-libs-help x86_64 5.15.3-3.el9 ol9_appstream 155 k qt5-qtx11extras x86_64 5.15.3-1.el9 ol9_appstream 40 k xcb-util-image x86_64 0.4.0-19.el9 ol9_appstream 20 k xcb-util-keysyms x86_64 0.4.0-17.el9 ol9_appstream 15 k xcb-util-renderutil x86_64 0.3.9-20.el9 ol9_appstream 18 k xcb-util-wm x86_64 0.4.1-22.el9 ol9_appstream 32 k Transaction Summary ===================================================================== Install 12 Packages Total download size: 102 M Installed size: 237 M Downloading Packages: (1/12): qt5-qtbase-common-5.15.3-1.e 4.5 kB/s | 12 kB 00:02 (2/12): pcre2-utf16-10.40-2.0.2.el9. 25 kB/s | 214 kB 00:08 (3/12): qt5-qttools-common-5.15.3-3. 1.8 kB/s | 11 kB 00:06
- After installing, download the VirtualBox extension pack.
- Then install it using the following command.
sudo VBoxManage extpack install Oracle_VM_VirtualBox_Extension_Pack-*.vbox-extpack
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- To launch VirtualBox use the command below.
- VirtualBox can also be launched from the application menu.
- VirtualBox interface when opened.
- That marks the end of our article on how to install VirtualBox on Oracle Linux.
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