[vbox-dev] Problems with VirtualBox since 5.1.x

Klaus Espenlaub klaus.espenlaub at oracle.com
Thu Oct 6 17:22:26 UTC 2016

On 04.10.2016 12:22, Jan-Peter Rühmann wrote:
> Hello
> Since the release off VirtualBox 5.1 there are no working Versions anymore.
> First the Programm can,t be started at all (some plugins that are not available
> or so).
> That Problem was solved by the latest Version 5.1.6.
> But I can`t work with it at all, because It wont run any VMs at all there are no
> errors as Window or at the Comman Line
> If I try to start any VM it takes a long time (30s or longer) than a window
> opens that says that it loads the VM and 30%. Than a long wait later
> (approximately 5 Minutes) a second Window oppens with the same content. I've
> waited 48 Hours but nothing else happens.

Is there an up to date VBox.log file in ~/VirtualBox VMs/<vmname>/Logs ?

This file is usually the starting point for troubleshooting, and the 
there's an entire chapter in the manual dedicated to troubleshooting: 


> I am using Kubuntu 16.04 LTE
> My last working Version is 5.0.24.
> Will there a working Version in the near Future or is ther a Workaround for the
> Problem?

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