Howto add virtualbox repository to ubuntu

First, you need to add the repo:
sudo add-apt-repository "deb http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian lucid contrib"
Replace the distro by the one you are using; check availability first by visiting the ftp site .

Before installing, add the vbox.asc Key:

wget -q http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian/oracle_vbox.asc -O- | sudo apt-key add -

Finally, install via “apt-get update” and “apt-get install virtualbox”, which will let you choose the available versions of the software. Enjoy :)

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