Oracle VirtualBox is a powerful x86 and AMD64/Intel64 virtualization product for enterprise as well as home use. VirtualBox is a general-purpose full virtualizer for x86 hardware. Targeted at server, desktop and embedded use, it is now the only professional-quality virtualization solution that is also Open Source Software.
VirtualBox supports a large number of guest operating systems:
Windows NT 4.0
Windows Server 2003
Linux (2.4, 2.6, 3.0, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 3.8, 3.9, 3.10, 3.11)
This guide shows howto install VirtualBox using VirtualBox own yum repositories.
Change to root User
Install Fedora Repo File
Update latest packages and check your kernel version
Check that that you are running latest installed kernel version
Output of following commands version numbers should match:
Note: If you got kernel update or run older kernel than newest installed then reboot:
Install following dependency packages
Install VirtualBox Latest Version 5.2
This command create automatically vboxusers group and VirtualBox user must be member of that group.
This command also build needed kernel modules.
Rebuild kernel modules with following command:
Add VirtualBox User(s) to vboxusers Group
Replace user_name with your own user name or some another real user name.
My username is james
Use launcher from menu or simply run:
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