Improve company productivity with a Business Account.Sign Up

x
?
Solved

Update Oracle VM VirtualBox Fails, Ubuntu 12.04

Posted on 2014-03-04
2
Medium Priority
?
747 Views
Last Modified: 2014-03-04
I am trying to update Oracle VM VirtualBox from version 4.2.22 to 4.3.4.3.8.

I am using ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS.

I am getting this attached "Breaks existing package' error, opening downloaded install file
with Ubuntu Software Center.

It is important that I don't lose my existing installed virtual machines.

How should I do the upgrade? How should I do installing the extension pack?
VirtualBox1.png
VirtualBox2.png
0
Comment
Question by:AttilaB
2 Comments
 
LVL 29

Accepted Solution

by:
Michael Worsham earned 1500 total points
ID: 39903667
Are you running into a similar issue as this one...

Virtualbox 4.3 upgrade error on ubuntu 13.04
http://askubuntu.com/questions/392592/virtualbox-4-3-upgrade-error-on-ubuntu-13-04
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:AttilaB
ID: 39905259
The first half worked perfectly: removing from the command prompt, as indicated
in the linked page.

Then I had to download and install it the usual way by double-clicking on the *.deb
file and installing from Ubuntu Software Center.

i am using Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS, not 13 still worked, eventually.
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: ZipGrep

ZipGrep is a utility that can list and search zip (.war, .ear, .jar, etc) archives for text patterns, without the need to extract the archive's contents.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way to say thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.

Join & Write a Comment

What is the biggest problem in managing an exchange environment today? It is the lack of backups, disaster recovery (DR) plan, testing of the DR plan or believing that it won’t happen to us.
Want to create a VM?  Here's how you do it.
Learn how to get help with Linux/Unix bash shell commands. Use help to read help documents for built in bash shell commands.: Use man to interface with the online reference manuals for shell commands.: Use man to search man pages for unknown command…
In this video tutorial I show you the main steps to install and configure  a VMware ESXi6.0 server. The video has my comments as text on the screen and you can pause anytime when needed. Hope this will be helpful. Verify that your hardware and BIO…

606 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question