virtualbox-ose 4.0 needs packaging

Asked by Dommo on 2010-12-29

Oracle has released virtualbox under GPLv2 and has removed proprietary/binary blobs and has released those as a plug-in. can you please package and distribute the new virtualbox in the normal distro?

here's the link to the GPL v2 Source code

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Dmitry Shachnev (mitya57) said : #2

1. There are no Natty packages there
2. The virtualbox package is in contrib section, so it's not 100% open-source

I hope it'll be added to ppa:debfx/virtualbox.
You can contact Felix Geyer (, who can upload it there.

Dmitry Shachnev (mitya57) said : #5

This script adds the same Oracle's repository :)

Dmitry Shachnev (mitya57) said : #6

Fixed (LP: #709027)

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