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How to install virtual box in fedora 25?

asked 2016-11-28 09:39:27 -0500

Panic gravatar image

updated 2016-11-29 08:44:11 -0500

new to fedora and its commands...someone help me with it.. Its says error while installation process...don't how to figure this out

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Can you post some more detail?

If you include the command you tried and the error message you received it is easier to see what might have happened.

padraic gravatar imagepadraic ( 2016-11-29 03:23:26 -0500 )edit

Ya post the exact commend and the error message & btw there is a virtual app already on fedora you don't have to install one just search Boxes and it will pop up its so good and easy to use

TWTOoth gravatar imageTWTOoth ( 2016-11-29 08:38:43 -0500 )edit

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answered 2017-05-07 12:48:38 -0500

andybe gravatar image

RPM-based Linux distributions

install key wget sudo rpm --import oraclevbox.asc

wget sudo mv virtualbox.repo /etc/yum.repos.d/

sudo dnf install VirtualBox-5.1

Install 5.1 because of kernel .... That's it

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answered 2016-11-29 09:39:49 -0500

florian gravatar image

And if you still want to install VirtualBox, you could follow this step-by-step guide. It will help you installing VirtualBox from Oracle's repository.

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answered 2017-12-09 01:58:49 -0500

It's possible to add the virtualbox repo and then use yum install for installing virtualbox.

The virtualbox wikipage Linux Downloads ( describes how to do it.

1.Start by save the repository definition described to /etc/yum.repos.d/virtualbox You can see the definition here:

2.Run sudo yum update

3.Run sudo yum search virtualbox

4.Using yum install, install the version of virtual box that suites you. Possibly: sudo yum install VirtualBox-5.2.x86_64

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answered 2017-04-25 13:25:30 -0500

sergiomb gravatar image

The RPMFusion alternative :

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answered 2017-03-17 11:11:10 -0500

Hi gravatar image

I recently installed virtual box on my laptop but I can not access it. I am using fedora 25. When I type virtualbox in the search box I only see virtual desktop. Please help me.

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Welcome to ask.fedora.

Looks like you have question in regards to VirtualBox on Fedora25. It would make sense to post this question as new question, not as answer to another question since it is neither answering the question here, nor can you expect any answers that way.

Moreover, it can be useful to search this site because many people had various problems with Virtualbox in the past, so your question may actually be already covered her.

Also, if you ask a question, make sure you provide as much information as possible. In your case, tell us how you installed Virtualbox and requirements.

florian gravatar imageflorian ( 2017-03-17 13:57:25 -0500 )edit

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