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Re: [opensuse-factory] [Leap 42.3] VirtualBox does not start up
On 08/14/2017 12:38 PM, Roman Bysh wrote:
On 14/08/17 11:55 AM, Larry Finger wrote:
On 08/09/2017 04:58 PM, Roman Bysh wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> Since the original VirtualBox 5.1.26 has vboxnet0 was missing, I installed
> VirtualBox provided by openSUSE Leap 42.3.
>
> I can't get the program to start up. I started from konsole and the
> results appear below:
>
> VirtualBox
> VirtualBox: Error -10 in SUPR3HardenedMain!
> VirtualBox: Effective UID is not root (euid=1000 egid=100 uid=1000 gid=100)
>
> VirtualBox: Tip! It may help to reinstall VirtualBox.
> mantrid  ~  QSettings::value: Empty key passed
> QSettings::value: Empty key passed
>
> Is there a workaround?

Roman,

I'm not sure why this is happening to you. On my system, I get

finger@linux-srm7:~/staging> VirtualBox &
[1] 3062
finger@linux-srm7:~/staging> Qt WARNING: libpng warning: iCCP: known incorrect sRGB profile

finger@linux-srm7:~/staging>

At this point, the VB GUI is up and running as expected. That Qt WARNING appears to be harmless. The permissions on VB are

finger@linux-srm7:~/staging> ls -l /usr/bin/VirtualBox
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 1994 Jul 31 10:32 /usr/bin/VirtualBox

Anything different on your system>

Larry

What packages do you have installed? Perhaps I'm missing a file on my host
machine.


The 4 critical packages are python-virtualbox, virtualbox, virtualbox-host-kmp-default, and virtualbox-qt. The other virtualbox-* packages are optional or are for openSUSE guests installed in a VM.

Larry

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