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I try to install VirtualBox in my machine. I ran sudo apt-get install virtualbox-ose-qt from the universe package.

At the end of the installation the tutorial I'm following it is highly recommending to double check the groups and therefore adding the own user to the group: sudo adduser $USER vboxusers
Bash returns a pretty clear error: adduser: The group 'vboxusers' does not exist.

Since I'm not sure why the group is not created during the installation I'm wondering if I can simply just create it and add myself to it. However just wondering if this maybe indicates a deeper problem which will cause me trouble later.

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You can create the group and then add yourself to it, it should cause no trouble.

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hmm nice and simple. :P – yoshi Apr 10 '12 at 18:55

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