Long time since I have used opensuse and the best one for my needs is, Tumbleweed. So far so good, except for installing Oracle’s VirtualBox.
When I used 13.1 it was a serious of commends in the terminal. I have tried to search and follow some instructions, including opensuse’s but I don’t think
I’ve been doing it right. I get errors or no launch.
Could anyone point me in the right direction. Thanks in advance - Steve
Yes, this zypper/rpm output is just informational, and just how things work if files need special permissions that are governed by /etc/permissions.* (depending on the system’s security level).
Nothing to worry about.
I also tried to install the extensions pack and I got this error
VBoxExtPackRegister returned VERR_VERSION_MISMATCH, pReg=0000000000000000 ErrInfo=‘VirtualBox version mismatch - expected 5.2 got 5.1’.
Well, you installed the extension pack for version 5.2, but VirtualBox is still at 5.1.
(there were severe bugs in the early 5.2.x versions AFAIK, and the latest one requires Qt 5.10 apparently that only recently got released, should get into Tumbleweed soon now though)
Although, it is not needed at all for normal operation, it only enables some additional features:
Additional extension packs can be downloaded which extend the functionality of the VirtualBox base package. Currently, Oracle provides the one extension pack, which can be found at http://www.virtualbox.org and provides the following added functionality: