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Ok just installed virt-manager, and then install opensuse 12.2, installed correctly, but when do zypper up had no network, then turn off the virtual machine and change the network card to a vlan in the configuation files. Another thing I did as I was was to rename the vm.

When I reboot I got the following error:

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I'm totally a noob with kvm and virt-manager. So any thing that you can tell me about this and adding some extra info. would be great, thanks!

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No need to close that question. The question is: What is going on here. So someone using KVM on OpenSuSE should be able to answer this. Perhaps that "change to vlan" could be described in more detail... –  Nils Dec 19 '12 at 21:53

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You don't have the permissions to access the socket for communication with the libvirt daemon. The openSUSE documentation about libvirt explains how to get non-root access. To solve your specific problem it should be enough to run virt-manager with sudo, i.e. sudo virt-manager

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actually I run virt-manager as root, but the link is very useful thanks! –  maniat1k Dec 20 '12 at 10:40

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