Installing VirtualBox on Ubuntu

On Ubuntu/Debian, VirtualBox is installed with the following command:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install dkms virtualbox

You can view the version of installed VirtualBox using the command:

vboxwebsrv -V

You can start through the menu or by executing the command in the terminal:


You can start the virtual machine with the command (where ixnfo is the name of the virtual machine):

VirtualBoxVM --startvm "ixnfo"

See also my article:
Installing phpVirtualBox on Ubuntu

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