Great!! I will try running the app as a regular user, as I did add myself on the virtualbox group... Should be alright from there... I'll let u know as soon as i finish my portupgrade -a (thats taking year and a half) lol
Thanks!!! 2009/9/10 Polytropon <free...@edvax.de>: > On Wed, 9 Sep 2009 17:10:11 +0000, Jeronimo Calvo > <jeronimocal...@googlemail.com> wrote: >> But I am getting following error when launched from the terminal: >> >> > # VirtualBox >> > No protocol specified >> > Failed to open the X11 display! > > Of course. You are trying to write to the X display as root, but > the display belongs to !root (non-root user, i. e. you). > > There's a quick, but very unelegant way to solve this problem: > > # setenv DISPLAY :0.0 > # VirtualBox > > The program should then run. If your root shell is a different > one than the standard C shell, have a look at its manpage about > how to modify environment variables. > > You need DISPLAY to point at the local device, which is :0.0 in > this case. > > There are better ways, such as using xauth. > > > >> When used the Icon created on System>VirtualBox (Using KDE 3.5) >> [...] >> Seems to open for few secs... and suddenly disappears... > > Maybe it has to be run as root? In general, it's not a good idea > to run X applications as root. > > > >> Any ideas? > > I can only provide some quite generic advices, because I never > used VirtualBox. :-( > > > > -- > Polytropon > Magdeburg, Germany > Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0 > Andra moi ennepe, Mousa, ... > _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"