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I had read former questions about this topic but didn't find something similar o a thing which solves my problem.

I'm using Lubuntu 16.04

Trying to run VirtualBox for Windows 8 or 10, I had downloaded Oracle VM VirtualBox from the Official Webpage. With i386 package.

When I click on the shortcut nothing happens.

Please help.

  • Run it from the terminal and edit the question with the output. – M. Becerra Jan 21 '17 at 16:49
  • Hello, @M.Becerra I solved. I think It was the installation package. When I open the properties of the icon it shows 0 bytes of information, was strange, so I uninstalled completely and installed again but this time from the terminal and it works, the windows of VM opens. Now I would like to have an icon on my desktop, any ideas? Question that help me with uninstalling: askubuntu.com/a/703750/632766 – Luigi Lopez Jan 21 '17 at 17:07
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Uninstall completely Oracle VM with steps in question https://askubuntu.com/a/703750/632766 (source) add autopurge when the terminal suggest you to do it. And reinstall from terminal.

Steps are:

  • sudo apt-get remove --purge virtualbox When the terminal suggest run autopurge, copy, paste and run it.
  • Run

sudo rm ~/"VirtualBox VMs" -Rf

sudo rm ~/.config/VirtualBox/ -Rf

  • Install again sudo apt-get install virtualbox
  • To open VM search in Menu>Accessories> Virtual Box

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