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When ever i try to start a virtual machine i get this error.

Virtualbox error image

I have Ubuntu 12.04 (64bit) and Kernel Linux 3.2.0-27-generic

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Look at the owner not root in the error.

Did you install the Adobe Flash plugin? If so check the directory ownership of /usr/. This needs to be owned by root and is more than likely changed by Adobe Flash plugin.

cd /
sudo chown root:root usr

And try again. There could be more directories involved.


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Thanks that worked :D –  Jeggy Jul 18 '12 at 17:21

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