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I am new to Ubuntu and I want to install VirtualBox in Ubuntu through terminal. Can you guys please provide me the command to install it?

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Virtualbox is in the official repository.

Just open a terminal and enter:

sudo apt-get install virtualbox

After installing you should add the user, you want to use VirtualBox with to the vboxusers group by:

sudo adduser $USER vboxusers 

If you prefer a more recent version, take a look at Download VirtualBox.

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Help page from the Oracle VM virtualbox website. https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Linux_Downloads#Debian-basedLinuxdistributions

It has a list of deb packages you can download.

You can run it with

sudo dpkg Path/To/File
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