Virtualbox an open-source application for running operating systems virtually in our base system and this application available for multiple operating systems (ie) Windows, Linux, and MacOSX.
This tutorial will be helpful for beginners to install VirtualBox 6.1.8 in CentOS 8 / Redhat 8 and Fedora
This version is a maintenance release and the below items are fixed on it
Virtualbox 6.1.8 Changelog
- Fixed crash on last VM removed
- Various stability improvements
- Support for longer command lines
- Fixed several layout and mouse position handling bugs
- Allow renaming VM’s which are in saved state
How to Install Virtualbox 6.1.8 in CentOS 8 / Redhat 8 and Fedora?
Method 1: Via RPM package.
.rpm packages are available for CentOS 6, CentOS 7, CentOS 8, Redhat 8, Redhat 7, Redhat 6 and Fedora versions
Download it directly from the download section based on your os version and install it using the DNF or rpm command.
Method 2: Via YUM repository.
Step 1: Add the repository to your system
For Centos & RHEL add the below repo under /etc/yum.repos.d
For Fedora add the below repo under /etc/yum.repos.d
Step 2: Download and install the Virtualbox key
Step 3: Update the repository
Step 4: Install Virtualbox 6.1.8