[vbox-dev] Problem with GNOME while running openSUSE as guest

Louis King Jr inlieuoflou at gmail.com
Wed Oct 21 18:57:32 UTC 2015

FWIW, I am running OpenSUSE 13.2 Gnome in VirtualBox 5.0.8 and Gnome works
fine. This is not where one should post this kind of inquiry. You should
use the VirtualBox Forum.

On Wed, Oct 21, 2015 at 2:30 PM, Larry Finger <Larry.Finger at lwfinger.net>

> Recent versions of openSUSE are using sddm as the display manager, but X
> is no
> longer run as root. In a VirtualBox VM, KDE works fine, but GNOME fails to
> start. Version 5.0.6 of VB is employed. What seems to be a similar problem
> with
> VMWare was fixed for Fedora at
> http://pkgs.fedoraproject.org/cgit/xorg-x11-drv-vmware.git/tree/0002-Add-support-for-server-managed-fds.patch
> .
> Thus far, I have not found a fix for VirtualBox.
> If such a fix is available, please provide a link. If not, I would
> appreciate
> any suggestions on where such a fix would be applied. My knowledge of X
> servers
> is limited.
> Thanks,
> Larry
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