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Downloading VirtualBox

Here, you will find links to VirtualBox binaries and its source code.

For a detailed explanation about the differences between VirtualBox and VirtualBox OSE, please take a look at the Editions page.

User manual

The VirtualBox User Manual is included in the VirtualBox release below. If, however, you would like to take a look at it without having to install the whole thing, you can download it in PDF format here:

  • User Manual (current development snapshot, updated 2007-06-06)

You will need a PDF reader such as  Adobe Reader to view this file. Most Linux systems will have a PDF reader installed by default.

VirtualBox binaries

The VirtualBox binaries are available free of charge for personal and evaluation use. By downloading from the below links, you agree to the terms and conditions set forth by the VirtualBox Personal Use and Evaluation License (PUEL).

  • VirtualBox 1.4.0 for Linux Hosts:
    • Ubuntu 7.04 ("Feisty Fawn) i386 | AMD64
    • Ubuntu 6.10 ("Edgy Eft") i386
    • Ubuntu 6.06 LTS ("Dapper Drake") i386
    • Debian 4.0 ("Etch") i386 | AMD64
    • Debian 3.1 ("Sarge") i386
    • openSUSE 10.2 i386 | AMD64
    • Fedora 7 i386
    • Mandriva 2007.1 i386
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 ("RHEL5") i386 | AMD64
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 ("RHEL4") i386
    • Xandros Desktop 4.1 i386
    • All distributions i386 | AMD64
  • Debian-based distributions: Add one of the following lines according to your distribution to your /etc/apt/sources.list:
    deb feisty non-free
    deb edgy non-free
    deb dapper non-free
    deb etch non-free
    deb sarge non-free
    deb xandros4.0-xn non-free
    The innotek public key for apt-secure can be downloaded  here. You can add this key with
    apt-key add innotec.asc

You will need to install some additional libraries on your Linux system in order to run VirtualBox - in particular, you will need libxalan-c, libxerces-c and version 5 of libstdc++. How to install these will depend on the Linux distribution you are using.

See the changelog for what has changed. Older versions of VirtualBox can be found on this separate page.

VirtualBox Open Source Edition (OSE)

The VirtualBox OSE sources are available free of charge under the terms and conditions of the GNU General Public License, Version 2. By downloading from the below links, you agree to these terms and conditions.

  • Checking out from our Subversion server.
svn co vbox

After checking out, you should have a look at the build instructions.

Please note that the Open Source Edition does not include an installer or setup utilities, as it is mainly aimed at developers and Linux distributors. We do request that anyone intending to redistribute the Open Source Edition contact us first. Please also take a look at our licensing FAQ, in particular regarding the use of the name VirtualBox.
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