Install VirtualBox 4.0.4 in Ubuntu 11.04 / 10.10 / 10.04

Almost a month after the previous version, VirtualBox has just released the new version 4.0.4 . For those who don’t know about VirtualBox please refer this post and come back. The new version of VirtualBox 4.0.4 is a bugfix release that improves the security and stability.

To install VirtualBox 4.0.4 in Ubuntu 11.04 Natty / 10.10 Maverick / 10.04 Lucid, open Terminal and type the following:

wget http://dl.dropbox.com/u/964512/vb_4.0.sh
chmod +x vb_4.0.sh
./vb_4.0.sh

This will install VirtualBox 4.0.4 in your Ubuntu. I haven’t tried it out yet, so if you have any problems related to installation please comment below.

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  2. xandro says:

    I’VE THIS ERROR.

    GLib-GIO:ERROR:/build/buildd/glib2.0-2.28.6/./gio/gdbusconnection.c:2279:initable_init: assertion failed: (connection->initialization_error == NULL)
    ./vb_4.0.sh: line 9: 28606 Aborted virtualbox Oracle_VM_VirtualBox_Extension_Pack-4.0.0-69151.vbox-extpack

  3. Evil Monkey says:

    Just installed VirtualBox as described above – no issues found

  4. santosh lohar says:

    i had tried to install virtual box by using your steps, it gives the following errors
    ———————————————————————-
    2011-05-09 05:15:18 (50.2 KB/s) – `Oracle_VM_VirtualBox_Extension_Pack-4.0.0-69151.vbox-extpack.2′ saved [3519284/3519284]

    ./vb_4.0.sh: line 8: cd: /root/Desktop: No such file or directory
    VirtualBox: Error -610 in supR3HardenedMainInitRuntime!
    VirtualBox: dlopen(“/usr/lib/virtualbox/VBoxRT.so”,) failed: libcurl.so.4: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

    VirtualBox: Tip! It may help to reinstall VirtualBox.
    root@rocks:/home/santosh/Downloads#
    ——————————————————————–
    kindly revert me back i want to install this.

    thanks
    Santosh lohar

  5. francesco says:

    same error as Santosh any tips? (i’m new tu linux! :-) )

  6. uma says:

    i m facing some issue in Virtualbox. Can you please help me to get rid of it. i m new to linux

    Failed to open a session for the virtual machine umacentos.
    The virtual machine ‘umacentos’ has terminated unexpectedly during startup with exit code 1.

    RTR3Init failed with rc=-1912 (rc=-1912)

    Please install the virtualbox-ose-dkms package and execute ‘modprobe vboxdrv’ as root.

  7. niraj says:

    same problem as santosh and uma…..instaling in ubuntu 11.04

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