How to install VirtualBox 4.2.16 on Fedora/ CentOS

VirtualBox-LogoVirtualBox is an Opensource visualization application for both enterprise and home user. Using this we can install multiple Guest Operating system. In this tutorial I will show you how to install and configure VirtualBox.

Install VirtualBox repository:

Fedora 19/18/17/16/15/14/13/12 users

CentOS 6.4/6.3/6.2/6.1/6/5.9 and Red Hat (RHEL) 6.4/6.3/6.2/6.1/6/5.9 users

Update your system:

Check the kernel Version and update to newer if you have an older version:


Add EPEL repository:

Install the below dependency applications:

Install latest version of VirtualBox

Rebuild kernel modules with following command:

Start VirtualBox

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Tapas Mishra

Sr. Engineer (DevOps)
Loves to work on Opensource products. Having experience on Linux environment. Knowledge on Public cloud services like AWS, Rackspace, DigitalOcean, Linode. Please don't hesitate to give a comment on the posts. Your comments are my strength.

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