VirtualBox Logo

How To Install VirtualBox on Linux Mint 12

VirtualBox is a software package that allows you to virtually install or run multiple operating systems, known as guest OS (such as Windows, Linux, BSD, Solaris, OS/2 and others) in a single computer / laptop. Currently VirtualBox can be installed in Linux, Windows, Mac OS X, Solaris, and FreeBSD, known as host OS.

OpenIndiana oi_148 Screenshots installed on VirtualBox

OpenIndiana is a distribution of Opensolaris, built by the community and for the community. It is basically the successor of Opensolaris after Oracle terminated the Opensolaris Project. The main goal of it is to be a binary and package compatible with Oracle Solaris 11 and Solaris 11 Express with an open development model and full community participation.