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Thread: Virtualbox error

  1. #1

    Default Virtualbox error

    I installed virtualbox from YAST. Launching from Kicker fails.

    Launching from cli results:

    Code:
    ginsburg@linux-nsa4:/usr/bin> vboxgtk
    ERROR:root:Could not find any typelib for Gtk
    Traceback (most recent call last):
      File "/usr/bin/vboxgtk", line 93, in <module>
        import vboxgtk
      File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/vboxgtk/__init__.py", line 46, in <module>
        from iface import main
      File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/vboxgtk/iface.py", line 29, in <module>
        from gi.repository import Gtk
    ImportError: cannot import name Gtk
    ginsburg@linux-nsa4:/usr/bin>
    What am I missing?

  2. #2

    Default Re: Virtualbox error

    Quote Originally Posted by zekeb View Post
    What am I missing?
    No idea. It starts fine here.

    But my recommendation would be to just uninstall "vboxgtk". It doesn't work well with current VirtualBox versions.

    Install and use "virtualbox-qt" instead, that's the official GUI. You can run it with "VirtualBox" or from the start menu (System->Emulators).

  3. #3

    Default Re: Virtualbox error

    Thanks, that did it. Not sure why YAST had me install the gtk version - I am running KDE?

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