Installing Virtualbox on Backtrack 5 R3

VirtualBox is a powerful x86 and AMD64/Intel64 virtualization product for enterprise as well as home use.

 How to ...

  1. Download virtualbox here
  2. Backtrack 5R3 based on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx), so please choose the appropriate package for Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. i386 for Intel and AMD64 for AMD.
  3. Open your favorite terminal, goto virtuabox installer directory, and then run this command :
    root@bt:~Downloads# dpkg -i virtualbox-4.2_4.2.16-86992~Ubuntu~lucid_amd64.deb

1. dpkg is a debian package installer for debian distribution
2. -i is options for install
3. virtualbox-4.1_4.1.20-80170~Ubuntu~lucid_i386.deb is a virtualbox filename (installer)

Open Virtualbox from Backtrack Menu -> System Tools -> Oracle VM Virtual Box


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