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I have a problem with VirtualBox installation: it shows an error, saying that the install conflicts with the installation package VirtualBox-ose.

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If you have been running VirtualBox OSE version 3 and you are trying to upgrade to VirtualBox 4 you will probably have to uninstall version 3 before installing version 4.

Certainly in Ubuntu the two versions use different package names, so a simple upgrade isn't possible.

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