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Background

phpVirtualBox is a free management GUI for headless (and non-headless VirtualBox environments.

Ideal Prerequisites

Software you should have installed before attempting this task

  • Ubuntu Server 16.04.3 LTS
  • Latest VirtualBox 5.2 and above
  • Apache
  • PHP

Caveats

  • none

Steps - Fresh Install

Change directory to your public web server folder

cd /var/www/html

Download the latest version of phpVirtualBox

sudo git clone https://github.com/phpvirtualbox/phpvirtualbox.git

Unzip the “download” file

sudo unzip download

*edit config*

Steps - Updating

Change directory to your public web server folder.

cd /var/www/html

Move your old folder into a new directory.

sudo mv phpvirtualbox/ phpvirtualbox-backup

Download the latest version of phpVirtualBox

sudo git clone https://github.com/phpvirtualbox/phpvirtualbox.git

Copy your old configuration from the backup folder to your new folder.

sudo cp phpvirtualbox-backup/config.php phpvirtualbox

Access your site and verify the phpVirtualBox and VirtualBox versions match

  1. Open the Help menu
  2. click about

Visit the related link for steps to update your Extension Pack

References

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