Install VirtualBox with Extension Pack on Debian

Posted on March 15, 2015 at 12:20 pm

Add this line to /etc/apt/sources.list:

deb http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian wheezy contrib

Install VirtualBox 4.3:

wget -q https://www.virtualbox.org/download/oracle_vbox.asc -O- | apt-key add -
apt-get update
apt-get install virtualbox-4.3

References: Download VirtualBox for Linux Hosts

Show VirtualBox Extension Packs:

VBoxManage list extpacks

Example output:

Extension Packs: 0

Install VirtualBox Extension Packs:

wget http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/4.3.20/Oracle_VM_VirtualBox_Extension_Pack-4.3.20-96996.vbox-extpack
VBoxManage extpack install Oracle_VM_VirtualBox_Extension_Pack-4.3.20-96996.vbox-extpack

Show VirtualBox Extension Packs:

VBoxManage list extpacks

Example output:

Extension Packs: 1
Pack no. 0:   Oracle VM VirtualBox Extension Pack
Version:      4.3.20
Revision:     96996
Edition:
Description:  USB 2.0 Host Controller, Host Webcam, VirtualBox RDP, PXE ROM with E1000 support.
VRDE Module:  VBoxVRDP
Usable:       true
Why unusable:

Read also: Install Windows XP on VirtualBox (Debian)

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