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I just want to make you aware that the version from Oracle's repo is different from the one in rpmfusion: Oracle provides binaries under a PUEL license and they include the Extension Pack. The one from rpmfusion is without the Extension Pack, licensed under GPL2.

If you ask me, the most convenient is using the binaries provided in Oracle's repo. (I'm using it since Fedora 18, and never had any problems).

I just want to make you aware that the version from Oracle's repo is different from the one in rpmfusion: Oracle provides binaries under a PUEL license license and they include the Extension Pack. The one from rpmfusion is without the Extension Pack, licensed under GPL2.

If you ask me, the most convenient is using the binaries provided in Oracle's repo. (I'm using it since Fedora 18, and never had any problems).

Quote from Oracle's install guide: "Note: Users of Fedora/Mandriva might want to install the dkms package (not available on openSUSE) to ensure that the VirtualBox host kernel modules (vboxdrv, vboxnetflt and vboxnetadp) are properly updated if the linux kernel version changes during the next kernel update." <-- You want that!

I just want to make you aware that the version from Oracle's repo is different from the one in rpmfusion: Oracle provides binaries under a PUEL license and they include the Extension Pack. The one from rpmfusion is without the Extension Pack, licensed under GPL2.

If you ask me, the most convenient is using the binaries provided in Oracle's repo. (I'm using it since Fedora 18, and never had any problems).

Quote from Oracle's install guide: "Note: Users of Fedora/Mandriva might want to install the dkms package (not available on openSUSE) to ensure that the VirtualBox host kernel modules (vboxdrv, vboxnetflt and vboxnetadp) are properly updated if the linux kernel version changes during the next kernel update." <-- You want that!that: sudo yum install dkms.