[CentOS] virtualbox

Thu Jul 23 22:31:05 UTC 2020
Chuck Campbell <campbell at accelinc.com>

On 7/23/2020 4:49 PM, Chuck Campbell wrote:
> Has anyone gotten virtualbox to run on Centos8? I did the install, and 
> it complained about missing elflibs, so I installed those, and the 
> virtualbox install finished without any reported problems.
> when i try to run virtualbox, it fails with this message:
> Qt FATAL: This application failed to start because no Qt platform 
> plugin could be initialized. Reinstalling the application may fix this 
> problem.
> Available platform plugins are: eglfs, linuxfb, minimal, minimalegl, 
> offscreen, vnc, xcb.
> Aborted (core dumped)
> I tried doing dnf reinstall vbox stuff, again, no reported problems, 
> but I get the same result.


I was being brain dead again. I was trying to launch it from my remote 
(ssh) terminal. If I walk over to the actual machine console, it 
launches just fine. My apologies for the noise.