Installing VB on 9.10

NoOp glgxg at
Mon Nov 9 18:07:44 UTC 2009

On 11/09/2009 06:12 AM, Derek Broughton wrote:
> Allen Meyers wrote:
>> I have tried after download both:
>> sudo apt-get -f install virtualbox-3.0
>> sudo dpkg -i Downloads/virtualbox-3.0_3.0.10-54097_Ubuntu_karmic_i386.deb
>> allen at allen-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get -f install virtualbox-3.0
>> Reading package lists... Done
>> Building dependency tree
>> Reading state information... Done
>> Package virtualbox-3.0 is not available, but is referred to by another
>> package. This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or
>> is only available from another source
>> E: Package virtualbox-3.0 has no installation candidate
> This should be true.  The virtualbox on Ubuntu is virtualbox-ose.  The full 
> virtualbox is only available from Sun.  Add this file:
> $ cat /etc/apt/sources.list.d/virtualbox.list
> deb karmic non-free
> and rerun "apt-get update" (you should also get the PGP key as instructed on 
> Sun's download page).

Zkey, zkey! Don't forget z key! :-)

The Sun public key for apt-secure can be downloaded here. You can add
this key with

sudo apt-key add sun_vbox.asc

or combine downloading and registering:

wget -q
-O- | sudo apt-key add -

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