Virtualbox 2.0 is out and now it’s easier to install and maintain.


  • Download and register Sun authentication key
wget -q -O- | sudo apt-key add -
  • Go to System > Administration > Software Sources and Third-Party Software.
  • Add the following sources for Hardy (check your distibution here)
deb hardy non-free
  • Now you can go to Synaptic Package Manager and look for virtualbox. This way you can uninstall previous Virtualbox installations (Synaptic Package Manager will do that for you).
  • Don’t forget to install the new Guest Additions if you’re using a Windows Virtual Machine.
  • Now you’ll receive updated through Update Manager.

Also check my previous posts about Virtualbox for more info and tips: