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PostPosted: Tue Mar 13, 2012 1:07 pm    Post subject: VirtualBox 4.1.8 does not have gui Reply with quote

I did install virtualbox, but I did not get GUI. How could this happen? Here are the results of my installation.

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myhost # eix app-emulation/virtualbox

[I] app-emulation/virtualbox
     Available versions:  4.1.4 ~4.1.6-r1 4.1.8{tbz2} ~4.1.8-r1 **9999 {+additions alsa doc elibc_FreeBSD extensions headless java kernel_linux +opengl pam pulseaudio python +qt4 (+)sdk vboxwebsrv vnc}
     Installed versions:  4.1.8{tbz2}(19:06:38 13/03/12)(additions alsa extensions headless java opengl pam pulseaudio python qt4 sdk vboxwebsrv vnc -doc -elibc_FreeBSD)
     Homepage:            http://www.virtualbox.org/
     Description:         Softwarefamily of powerful x86 virtualization


Sory for my english, but please help me :(
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 13, 2012 1:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Look at euse -i headless output ...
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 19, 2012 12:35 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Try remerging Virtualbox with -headless.
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 19, 2012 12:38 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I believe you want to rebuild with "qt4 -headless" use flags set.
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PostPosted: Wed May 02, 2018 2:55 pm    Post subject: Me Too Reply with quote

This has worked for me

USE="qt5 -headless" emerge -a =app-emulation/virtualbox-5.2.8
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PostPosted: Wed May 02, 2018 9:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Bounteous wrote:
This has worked for me

USE="qt5 -headless" emerge -a =app-emulation/virtualbox-5.2.8
Just remember USE-flags set on command line like in the above will be temporary. To make it permanent you should set them in package.use or (globally) in make.conf.
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