Upgrading to virtualbox 4.3 using synaptic

Colin Law clanlaw at googlemail.com
Mon Oct 28 21:19:15 UTC 2013


On 28 October 2013 20:55, Jim Byrnes <jf_byrnes at comcast.net> wrote:
> I am running virtualbox 4.2.18 on 12.04 that was installed with Synaptic. I
> see that virtualbox 4.3 is in Synaptic now.  If I choose to install 4.3 what
> will happen? Will it upgrade 4.2 to 4.3, over write 4.2 or install in
> addition to 4.2?

I am not seeing that on 12.04, are you sure you have not installed
from a ppa? What does
apt-cache policy virtualbox
say?

>
> Also I just noticed on my new install of 13.10 virtualbox is at version
> 4.2.16. I would have thought 4.3 would show up there before on 12.04.

I do see 4.2.16 on 13.10

Colin




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