virtualbox vs. virtualbox-nonfree

Oliver Grawert ogra at
Fri Dec 1 01:39:50 UTC 2017

Am Donnerstag, den 30.11.2017, 12:43 -0500 schrieb Bill:
> Hi,
> I have a simple question about something I saw in the Mint
> repository.  
> There are two versions of virtualbox there.  One is virtualbox and
> the 
> other is virtualbox-nonfree.  What is the difference?  

this is an old and obsolete packaging split that has long been dropped
in the ubuntu archive, you should perhaps ask in a mint forum/mailing
list why they keep it around, in ubuntu that free/nonfree distinction
does not exist anymore ... 

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