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Can't get VirtualBox to work on Ubuntu 11.10 on EC2

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http://askubuntu.com – I'm brand new to Linux and to EC2, so I'm probably making a stupid mistake. But I've spent over a day on this, so time to ask for help... I'm trying to get VirtualBox to work on Amazon EC2 so that I can load a virtual image I've downloaded from another site. I've tried a number of different ways to get VirtualBox going, but nothing works. In my latest round, my steps have been: Mount the 11.10 AMI from the official Ubuntu site onto Amazon. Installed NX so I could open a remote GUI but no other software. Download the Oracle distro of VirtualBox from their website. Install with dpkg Run vir (HowTos)