[ubuntu-uk] virtualBox

David King linuxman at avoura.com
Sat Jul 4 23:37:57 BST 2009

I tried installing with gdebi and it refused to install due to unmet 
dependencies. But it did tell me what I needed to install, which I 
installed with synaptic, and then gdebi let me install VirtualBox.

Although I do not know why it needed an extra file, as I had 2.2.4 
installed previously which obviously did not require this.

Anyway, so far I am impressed with the improvements in 3.0.0, except 
that one virtual machine I installed froze after installed from a live 
CD (Nubuntu 8.12).

David King

Alan Pope wrote:
> 2009/7/4 David King <linuxman at avoura.com>:
>> You also need to install libcurl3 if you do not have it already before
>> installing VirtualBox 3.0.
> That depends how you install it.
> If you either use the repository Innotek/Sun/Oracke/Whoever provide
> and install via apt/aptitude/synaptic then it will resolve that
> dependency for you. Dependency resolution is also done if you double
> click the deb file once downloaded from the site as that will open
> with gdebi.
> The only way it would not work is if you downloaded the deb and tried
> to install using dpkg.
> Cheers
> Al.

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