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Fedora 23 Workstation - Virtualbox setup

asked 2015-11-07 11:58:47 -0500

Fenwick17 gravatar image

updated 2015-11-08 10:42:35 -0500

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Hello, currently trying to install Fedora 23 using Virtual Box. All seems promising, but when I get to the Try or install on hard drive option after a few seconds it crashes saying "Oh no something has gone wrong. A problem has occurred and the system can't recover. All extensions have been disabled as precaution". Not sure what to do here, tried multiple times to set it up but same error each time. PC Specs: i7 3770k, 16GB Ram (8GB in virtualbox) and 2x SLI GTX 970

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Virtualbox support always seems to lag, either due to newest versions of Xorg or kernel in fedora. I suggest you use KVM.

bodhi.zazen gravatar imagebodhi.zazen ( 2015-11-07 19:53:57 -0500 )edit

bodhi.zazen Is it possible to do this with Windows? As I am currently using Windows 10 and wanting to get Fedora via a VM

Fenwick17 gravatar imageFenwick17 ( 2015-11-08 08:35:52 -0500 )edit
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Not that I know of. Use Fedora 22 until F23 is supported

bodhi.zazen gravatar imagebodhi.zazen ( 2015-11-08 14:45:09 -0500 )edit

I get "unrecoverable failure in required component gnome-shell.desktop" from journalctl

nixomose gravatar imagenixomose ( 2015-12-09 11:26:32 -0500 )edit

oh wait I noticed more: "kernel: traps: gnome-shell tran invalid opcode " and then a bunch of register dumps.

nixomose gravatar imagenixomose ( 2015-12-09 11:27:48 -0500 )edit

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answered 2015-11-07 14:42:16 -0500

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try changing the VM configurations, in the "Create Virtual Machine" wizard make sure to select Fedora x64 and assign 1G of RAM.

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Unfortunately this issue still occurs

Fenwick17 gravatar imageFenwick17 ( 2015-11-08 08:36:21 -0500 )edit
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answered 2015-12-09 12:52:25 -0500

Running yum update from a terminal and rebooting fixed it for me.

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