How to install VirtualBox 3.1.2 on Fedora 12

Here’s a quick guide to install VirtualBox 3.1.2 on Fedora 12

1. Import Sun’s public key

[dexter]# wget -q http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian/sun_vbox.asc -O- | rpm --import -

2. Download the Fedora repo file and save it into the /etc/yum.repos.d/ directory

[dexter]# cd /etc/yum.repos.d/

[dexter]# wget http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/rpm/fedora/virtualbox.repo

[dexter]# yum clean all

3. Install VirtualBox 3.1.2

[dexter]# yum install VirtualBox-3.1

That’s it!

  • theres also VirtualBox-OSE in RPMFusion

    yum install VirtualBox-OSE

    currently its 3.0 though

    • KageSenshi, yup that’s why I took the long way šŸ˜€

  • unknown

    yeah , like we dont need dkms, and the the kernel sources, and specifying KER_DIR or dkms –kernelsourcedir

    it pisses me off when amateurs like u fags post incorrect guides .

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