Run VirtualBox on BigSur

Recently Oracle has released the new version of VirtualBox and I installed it on Bigsur. Finally, I could run VirtualBox on BigSur.

The following are what I got when I tried to install Ubuntu on VirtualBox.

In my case, the issue was the security settings. As you know, macOS gets more and more strict.

Here are what I did to work out the issue I had.

Step 1 Run the command

Step 2 Allow VirtualBox/Oracle to have permissions

System Preferences > Security & Privacy
Unlock and Click Details and checked Oracle

Privacy tab > Full Disk Access
Add VirtualBox

Step 3 Reboot macOS

Just restart macOS and run VirtualBox

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store