On Tue, 11 Nov 2014, Peter Ross wrote:
since yesterday I have a weird problem. I cannot display VirtualBox
_guest_ consoles remotely anymore (the GUI for configuration works).
It worked two weeks ago and I am not aware of any changes.
I am running Virtualbox headless on a server but use the GUI for installs
when needed. I forward ssh (-X) and use "su -m" to keep the DISPLAY
environment variable(DISPLAY=localhost:10.0) and xauth.
Two weeks ago I did just that,
1. started "VirtualBox",
2. created a VM and a disk,
3. attached an ISO disk
4. pressed start and the "BIOS" appeared
Yesterday it all goes up to step 3- just 4 does not work. I get an error
instead of the BIOS screen, and on the server I get:
X11 connection rejected because of wrong authentication.
I found a workaround:
VBoxSDL --startvm SageConfig
This works and I can install my beloved Windows 7;-)
Weird.. as said, the other way worked two weeks ago and nothing changed
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