Sunday, February 10, 2008

Install VirtualBox for eee pc linux with 2G ram support


(1) add source in /etc/apt/sources.list
deb etch main contrib non-free
deb etch non-free

(2) install necessary build-essential
sudo apt-get install build-essential

(3) download Linux Kernel from ASUS

(4) unrar the Linux Kernel and install the package
dpkg --install linux-source-
cd /usr/src
tar -xjvf linux-source-
sudo rm linux-source-
sudo ln -s /usr/src/linux-source- /usr/src/linux
cd linux-source-
sudo make menuconfig
sudo apt-get install libncurses5-dev

(5) Go to
Processor type and features -> High Memory Support -> Change from "off" to "4gb"
Exit and Save Configuration

(6) cd /usr/src/linux
sudo make oldconfig && sudo make prepare

sudo make all

sudo apt-get install virtualbox

(9) sudo usermod -a -G vboxusers user

(10) create a shell script /home/user/
sudo /etc/init.d/vboxdrv start
sudo /etc/init.d/vboxnet start
sudo /etc/init.d/vboxdrv stop
sudo /etc/init.d/vboxnet stop

(11) sudo chmod +x /home/user/

(12) Edit and Append the text to /opt/xandros/share/AsusLauncher/simpleui.rc

Virtual Box
Virtual Box
Virtual Box

1 comment:

ZzirF said...

need public keys and new address for virtual box packages please (no such file or directory exists)