I have an Ubuntu Server 14.04.

Is possible to install VirtualBox in this Ubuntu Server just using a command, without GUI?


VirtualBox can be installed on the command line, directly from the Ubuntu repositories. This will install VirtualBox version 4.3.10:

sudo apt-get update

To update your package management system to use the most current packages. Followed by:

sudo apt-get install virtualbox

To install the main package and its dependencies.

After that I'd recommend getting the VirtualBox guest additions iso, with:

sudo apt-get install virtualbox-guest-additions-iso

The guest additions are required to ensure smooth running of your guest OS, when you build virtual machines.

It is normally necessary to obtain a VirtualBox extension pack to use all of the features of virtualbox, here is the virtualbox old builds download page, the file is located under version 4.3.10 - Extension Packs - All Platforms. Alternatively the direct download link is here.


You can install VirtualBox using apt-get, without a GUI:

sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get install virtualbox

From there, you will need to read the VirtualBox manuals for command-line instructions. You will probably want to configure them with an RDP server so that you can access them graphically (but remotely).

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