VirtualBox

Ticket #6661 (closed defect: worksforme)

Opened 4 years ago

Last modified 4 years ago

Error installing on Ubuntu 9.10

Reported by: LinuxWindows Owned by:
Priority: major Component: installer
Version: VirtualBox 3.1.6 Keywords:
Cc: Guest type: other
Host type: Linux

Description

I had Virtual Box OSE 3.0.8-dfsg-1ubuntu1 installed, and I wanted the non-OSE version. I uninstalled the OSE version, downloaded the non-OSE version, and tried installing it using gdebi. I am getting the following error from gdebi: "Error: Conflicts with the installed package 'virtualbox-ose' "

Change History

comment:1 Changed 4 years ago by frank

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Resolution set to worksforme

That means that you didn't uninstall the virtualbox-ose package properly. Try to uninstall it first. If in doubt do it from the console with dpkg --purge virtualbox-ose. Then install the PUEL version from the website.

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