VirtualBox can not be installed through Software Centre/Synaptic Package manager

Asked by Mancien Mata D' Souza on 2012-05-21

I have downloaded the .deb file from the VirtualBox website for Ubuntu 12.04.

However, when I open the file through Software Center, the install button cannot be clicked.

Please Help!

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actionparsnip
Solved:
2012-05-25
Last query:
2012-05-25
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2012-05-21

add the virtualbox repo instead. it's easier and the software will update as the repo is updated

Thanks actionparsnip, that solved my question.