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How to start VirtualBox as root

A couple of ways

The best thing to do is just add yourself as a member of the group, this will allow to see all your Virtual machines and use USB as well

 sudo adduser ´whoami´ vboxusers

Reboot the machine or the services.


Another way:

Press ALT + F2 then type gksu VirtualBox   (case sensitive)


Other way is to create a launcher:

Type: Application

Name: VirtualBox

Command: gksu VirtualBox



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Last update:
2012-03-01 19:43
Eric Pezoa
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