How to install or upgrade VirtualBox 4.3.20 on OpenSUSE 13.1 and OpenSUSE 13.2

November 22, 2014 | By | Reply More

The new version of Oracle VirtualBox 4.3.20 is now available for download. For OpenSUSE users, you can upgrade or install this new Oracle 4.3.20 on your distribution easily. This OpenSUSE Tutorial will show you how to upgrade or install VirtualBox 4.3.20 on OpenSUSE 13.1. OpenSUSE 13.2 users may try to use this tutorial but we haven’t tested this yet. VirtualBox 4.3.20 comes with minor updates. There are some fixes included on this release.

Steps to install or upgrade VirtualBox 4.3.20 on OpenSUSE 13.1

A. Set up the repository

Open Terminal and paste this command to add VirtualBox repository to OpenSUSE 13.1

cd /etc/zypp/repos.d
su
wget http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/rpm/opensuse/12.3/virtualbox.repo

B. Install VirtualBox 4.3.20 

su
zypper in VirtualBox-4.3

Output:

opensuse:/etc/zypp/repos.d # zypper in VirtualBox-4.3Retrieving repository ‘VirtualBox for openSUSE 12.3’ metadata …………[done]
Building repository ‘VirtualBox for openSUSE 12.3’ cache ……………..[done]
Loading repository data…
Reading installed packages…
Resolving package dependencies…

The following package is going to be upgraded:
VirtualBox-4.3

1 package to upgrade.
Overall download size: 64.4 MiB. After the operation, 5.7 MiB will be freed.
Continue? [y/n/? shows all options] (y):

Now run Oracle VirtualBox and enjoy the new VirtualBox 4.3.20 on OpenSUSE 13.1. This tutorial How to install or upgrade VirtualBox 4.3.20 on OpenSUSE 13.1 and OpenSUSE 13.2 has been tested on OpenSUSE 13.1 installed on SONY Vaio laptop.

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