Here’s a quick update for VirtualBox users; version 4.2 beta 1 has just been released. VirtualBox 4.2 will be a major released and will fix many bugs as well as improve in many areas such as, Drag and Drop from host to guest machines, improved Windows 8 support and supports up to 36 network cards.

To view a changelog on this, click here.

This quick tutorial will show you how to install a deb version in Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin).


  • Install VirtualBox 4.2 beta 1 in Ubuntu 12.04
  • Enjoy!


To get started, head over to this location and download a copy. For Ubuntu users, there a version for Ubuntu Hardy through Precise. So download Ubuntu Precise version if you have 12.04 installed.

After downloading open it in Software Centre and install.