Debian Stretch: install virtual box from virtualbox.org repository

These are steps to install virtualbox from virtualbox.org repository:

  1. Add virtualbox.org repository into system:
    # echo 'deb http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian stretch contrib' > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/virtualbox.list
  2. Download and install virtualbox.org key
    # wget https://www.virtualbox.org/download/oracle_vbox_2016.asc
    # apt-key add oracle_vbox_2016.asc
  3. Update your system
    # apt-get update
  4. Install latest virtualbox (currently version 5.2)
    # apt-get install virtualbox-5.2




References:

  • https://wiki.debian.org/VirtualBox