Install Virtualbox on Arch Linux

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[Install VirtualBox]
$ sudo pacman -S virtualbox

[Install VirtualBox Host Module on Arch Linux]
$ sudo pacman -S virtualbox-host-modules-arch

After successfully installation of virtualbox & virtualbox host module, enter the following command to add the VirtualBox module to the kernel

[Load VirtualBox module to the kernel]
$ sudo modprobe vboxdrv

Arch Linux LTS

On linux-lts instead of installing ~~ virtualbox-host-modules-arch~~ install virtualbox-host-dkms $ sudo pacman -S virtualbox-host-dkms Make sure to have linux-lts-headers installed.

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