Virtualbox 6.0.12 Released | Install In Ubuntu

Virtualbox 6.0.12 Released | Install In Ubuntu
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VirtualBox is one of the popular virtualization software. VirtualBox 6.0.12 is the latest version of the VirtualBox which is available for the download. This is a maintenance release.

Improvements and features in VirtualBox 6.0.12:


  • OCI export: handle empty disk image correctly
  • API: fix potential crash when using the medium I/O functionality
  • VBoxManage: fixed documentation of VBoxManage modifyvm uarttype documentation
  • Network: scrub inbound TCP URG pointer, working around incorrect OOB handling
  • USB: Improved identification of power-saved devices on Windows hosts
  • Audio: in the AC97 work around buggy guest drivers which reprogram the sampling rate, breaking audio in and/or audio out
  • Windows host: fixed crashes on startup with software trying to inject code into a VM process
  • Linux host and guest: fix kernel module build for SLES 12 SP4 kernel
  • 3D: fixed state saving and loading when the VBoxVGA graphics adapter is used with 3D enabled
  • Windows guests: fixed mouse cursor visibility updating
  • Windows guests: fixed graphics corruption in Windows 10 search menu with VBoxSVGA adapter
  • Windows guests: fixed dwm.exe crashes related to the WDDM driver for VBoxSVGA adapter when the VM has lots of RAM
  • MacOS Guest Additions fail to start in 6.0.10


Virtualbox 6.0.12 Released | Install In Ubuntu


Run the following command to install VirtualBox from its official apt repository.

sudo sh -c 'echo "deb [arch=amd64] $(lsb_release -sc) contrib" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/virtualbox.list'

and download and install the repository key via command:

wget -q -O- | sudo apt-key add -

Update system package:

sudo apt update

Install Virtualbox 6.0.12:

sudo apt install virtualbox-6.0


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