Re: Running VirtualBox as non-root user
- Reply: Mario Lobo : "Re: Running VirtualBox as non-root user"
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Date: Wed, 29 Sep 2021 18:17:44 UTC
On Wed, Sep 29, 2021 at 03:00:43PM -0300, Mario Lobo wrote: > Hi; > > Here is what I've done so far: > > - Created user vbox and put it in vboxuser group > - Went as far as chown -R vbox:vboxuser /usr/local/lib/virtualbox > - Executables are with the SUiD bit set > -r-s--x--- 1 vbox vboxusers 32064 Sep 21 22:18 VBoxSDL > -r-s--x--- 1 vbox vboxusers 16064 Sep 21 22:18 VBoxNetAdpCtl > -r-s--x--- 1 vbox vboxusers 32064 Sep 21 22:18 VBoxNetDHCP > -r-s--x--- 1 vbox vboxusers 32064 Sep 21 22:18 VBoxNetNAT > -r-s--s--- 1 vbox vboxusers 32352 Sep 22 17:55 VirtualBoxVM > > - Imported a test VM > - Ran the VM as root to make sure it's working > - started VirtualBox as user vbox, and it starts fine > > VirtualBox GUI starts fine as user vbox but when I try to start the test VM > from it, I get: > > Effective UID is not root (euid=1001 egid=920 uid=1001 gid=1001) (rc=-10) > where: SUPR3HardenedMain what: 2 VERR_PERMISSION_DENIED (-10) - Permission > denied. > > Starting it from VirtualBoxVM --startvm test issues the same error: > > VirtualBoxVM: Error -10 in SUPR3HardenedMain! > VirtualBoxVM: Effective UID is not root (euid=1001 egid=920 uid=1001 > gid=1001) > where: SUPR3HardenedMain > what: 2 > VERR_PERMISSION_DENIED (-10) - Permission denied. > > Any pointer for anything else I should be doing or is missing? > Add your user to the vboxusers group in /etc/group. Glen