[Mageia-discuss] VirtualBox releases

Ahmad Samir ahmadsamir3891 at gmail.com
Wed Jul 20 15:15:53 CEST 2011

On 20 July 2011 15:03, TJ <andrewsfarm at gmail.com> wrote:
> New VirtualBox releases are coming thick and fast. On July 15, Oracle
> released version 4.0.12. Yesterday, four days later, version 4.1.0 was
> released.
> At this rate, it's going to be next to impossible for the repositories to
> keep up, and to remain viable for all users they may not even want to try.
> If a user wants to try it on his own, what would be the best procedure? I
> had originally thought that for now the Oracle-supplied Mandriva rpms would
> probably work, but I've read that they won't because they use a version of
> Python different from that of Mageia.


> Would Oracle's generic for-any-Linux version install with little difficulty?

The generic one should work (according to jkerr who's been using the
generic one for a long time, AFAIK).

> TJ

Ahmad Samir

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