VirtualBox Installation Linux

VirtualBox Intallation Linux, Oracle VirtualBox is developed by Oracle Corporation. And, is used for virtualization purposes. virtualization, in simple means, i can say runnig an operationg system inside another operating system. You can run Linux versions like Ubuntu,Fedora,Arch inside Windows 7, Windows 10 or inside other version of Linux itself.
Virtualization supports both x86 and AMD64/Intel64 processor architecture, which means whatever operating systems runs inside this architecture can be installed inside VirtualBox. Cool..isn’t it…?

Who uses it
The fact is that, virtualization has been changed the Computing industry already. Huge Servers farms, personal uses, testing purposes are some places, used by these virtualization tools.

Where you can use VirtualBox
If you want to test another operating system what you will do…? You will probably install it in your computer by replacing your existing operating system or alongside with the existing operating system, right..?
But, if you have installed tools ike this, you can install the operating system inside this tools and can do testing or any other purposes.

VirtualBox’s working is simple. It creates a virtual platform for the operating system while you choose to install.It interpret that, the operating system is going to install in a real environment by providing all the fundamental resources to it.

VirtualBox Installation Linux/Windows
Windows :

Download the package from the website and install it. Link 

Linux :

 Install it via either software center or from command line


# yum update
# yum install binutils qt gcc make patch libgomp glibc-headers glibc-devel kernel-headers kernel-devel dkms
# yum install VirtualBox-5.0

Ubuntu/Debian/Mint :

$ sudo sh -c 'echo "deb $(lsb_release -cs) contrib" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/virtualbox.list'
$ wget -q -O- | sudo apt-key add -
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install virtualbox-5.0

Additional installation Modules

VirtualBox Guest Additions for various Operating operating system. (You can install this after installing the os)
VirtualBox Extension pack :

# wget

Updating and Removing
On RHEL/CentOS/Fedora
Update :

# yum update VirtualBox-5.0

Remove :

 # cd /etc/yum.repos.d/
# rm -rf virtualbox.repo
# yum remove VirtualBox-5.0

On Ubuntu/Debian/Mint
Update :
# apt-get install VirtualBox-5.0
Remove :

 # apt-get remove VirtualBox-5.0


VirtualBox Installation Depending upon your computer resources and graphics abilities, the performance may vary.To get a smooth performance you can use a system with 2.0GHz > Cpu, 8GB Ram and a decent Graphic card of Nvidia or Amd (Not necessary).

Other Softwares like VirtualBox
VMWare is also another great tools for virtualization.Try it.

VirtualBox 5.0 (Latest version features)
Paravirtualization Support for Linux and Windows Guests
Improved CPU Utilization
Support of USB 3.0 Devices
Bi-Directional Drag and Drop Support
Disk Image Encryption