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Old 07-08-2012, 11:17 AM   #1
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Question Failed to execute child process (Permission denied)


Oracle VM VirtualBox does not launch
and desktop shortcuts to individual machines give this error:

There was an error launching the application.
Details: Failed to execute child process "usr/lib/virtualbox/VirtualBox" (Permission denied)



OS: SUSE Linux 11, kernel linux 2.6.32.59-0.3-pae, GNOME 2.28.2
notebook: HP ProBook 4530s, Intel Core




CTRL+ALT+F3
root
password
exit
user
password
exit
user
password
shut down from notebook button
restart
and now virtualbox is working again

any idea why?

Last edited by iji; 07-08-2012 at 11:30 AM. Reason: VB is working again
 
Old 07-10-2012, 03:42 PM   #2
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Are you trying to launch the instance via an unprivileged user?
 
Old 07-11-2012, 02:58 PM   #3
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Are you trying to launch the instance via an unprivileged user?
There's only one user other than root.
It really looked like a temporary loss of privileges.
 
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Do you get the above error if you try and launch the application as the root user?
 
  


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