Tagged: Virtualbox

Install Virtualbox on Debian 7

I have had some problems getting backups (of VMs) to run on new Debian Desktop installations. Best practice seems to be as follows: sudo apt-get install dkms Use the latest from https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Linux_Downloads sudo vi /etc/apt/sources.list deb http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian wheezy contrib deb http://http.debian.net/debian/ wheezy-backports main contrib wget -q https://www.virtualbox.org/download/oracle_vbox.asc -O- | sudo apt-key add – sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install virtualbox-4.3

After Installing Debian 7 Desktop

Checklist of things to do after installing Debian Gnome The first problem you have with a brand new linux (Debian/Ubuntu) install is the user is not setup in sudoers. So first thing: login as root su sudo adduser username sudo sudo vi /etc/sudoers give permissions to your new user – below root username ALL=(ALL:ALL) ALL alternately – unsecure username ALL=(ALL)...