Virtual Box in Kali Linux

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  1. sathsish

    sathsish New Member

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    how to install virtual box in kali linux.??? i do get the following errors. kindly help me out.

    1st try
    i got error like
    root@kali:~# apt-get update
    Reading package lists... Done

    2nd try
    root@kali:~# dpkg -i virtualbox*

    (Reading database ... 232559 files and directories currently installed.)
    Preparing to replace virtualbox-4.3 4.3.2-90405~Debian~wheezy (using virtualbox-4.3_4.3.2-90405~Debian~wheezy_i386.deb) ...
    Unpacking replacement virtualbox-4.3 ...
    dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of virtualbox-4.3:
    virtualbox-4.3 depends on libqt4-opengl (>= 4:4.7.2); however:
    Package libqt4-opengl is not installed.

    dpkg: error processing virtualbox-4.3 (--install):
    dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
    Processing triggers for shared-mime-info ...
    Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils ...
    Processing triggers for gnome-menus ...
    Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme ...
    Errors were encountered while processing:
    virtualbox-4.3

    3rd Try

    root@kali:~# sudo apt-get install libqt4-opengl
    Reading package lists... Done
    Building dependency tree
    Reading state information... Done
    Package libqt4-opengl is not available, but is referred to by another package.
    This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or
    is only available from another source

    E: Package 'libqt4-opengl' has no installation candidate

    4th Try

    root@kali:~# apt-get install dkms
    Reading package lists... Done
    Building dependency tree
    Reading state information... Done
    Package dkms is not available, but is referred to by another package.
    This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or
    is only available from another source


    E: Package 'dkms' has no installation candidate

    5th Try

    root@kali:~# dpkg -i virtualboxvirtualbox-4.3_4.3.2-90405~Debian~wheezy_i386.deb

    dpkg: error processing virtualboxvirtualbox-4.3_4.3.2-90405~Debian~wheezy_i386.deb (--install):
    cannot access archive: No such file or directory
    Errors were encountered while processing:
    virtualboxvirtualbox-4.3_4.3.2-90405~Debian~wheezy_i386.deb

    Finally I Tried


    root@kali:~# apt-cache search virtualbox
    root@kali:~# apt-get install virtualbox

    Reading package lists... Done
    Building dependency tree
    Reading state information... Done
    Package virtualbox is a virtual package provided by:
    virtualbox-4.3 4.3.2-90405~Debian~wheezy [Not candidate version]

    E: Package 'virtualbox' has no installation candidate
    root@kali:~# dpkg -i virtualbox
    dpkg: error processing virtualbox (--install):
    cannot access archive: No such file or directory
    Errors were encountered while processing:
    virtualbox...

    So this is how i am stuck with Virtual box installation kindly let me know what to do to sort out this issue.??? Thanx in advance.. It will be usefull to many beginners like me
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  3. DevynCJohnson

    DevynCJohnson Well-Known Member Staff Member Staff Writer

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    Download and install the Debian file from Virtualbox's official page/website. By the way, what repository are you using to get Vbox?

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