Guestfs-browser is now in Fedora

The guest filesystem browser is now in Fedora (15+).

Thanks to Ankur Sinha for the review.

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5 responses to “Guestfs-browser is now in Fedora

  1. domg472

    I seem to be having the issue that virt-manager pulls in libguestfs, which in turn pulls in a lot of qemu stuff i do not need.

    –> Processing Dependency: virt-manager-common = 0.9.0-3.fc17 for package: virt-manager-0.9.0-3.fc17.noarch
    –> Processing Dependency: python-libguestfs for package: virt-manager-0.9.0-3.fc17.noarch

    Updating:
    virt-manager noarch 0.9.0-3.fc17 rawhide-current 156 k
    Installing for dependencies:
    MAKEDEV x86_64 3.24-9.fc15 rawhide 91 k
    btrfs-progs x86_64 0.19-13.fc15 rawhide 189 k
    febootstrap-supermin-helper x86_64 3.8-1.fc16 rawhide-current 306 k
    gfs2-utils x86_64 3.1.2-1.fc16 rawhide 203 k
    gpxe-roms-qemu noarch 1.0.1-4.fc16 rawhide 265 k
    hfsplus-tools x86_64 332.14-12.fc15 rawhide 118 k
    hivex x86_64 1.2.7-9.fc16 rawhide 84 k
    jfsutils x86_64 1.1.13-8.fc12 rawhide 203 k
    libguestfs x86_64 1:1.12.1-4.fc16 rawhide-current 1.3 M
    nilfs-utils x86_64 2.0.23-1.fc16 rawhide 97 k
    perl-hivex x86_64 1.2.7-9.fc16 rawhide 33 k
    python-libguestfs x86_64 1:1.12.1-4.fc16 rawhide-current 142 k
    qemu-common x86_64 2:0.15.0-0.2.20110718525e3df.fc16
    rawhide 288 k
    qemu-kvm x86_64 2:0.15.0-0.2.20110718525e3df.fc16
    rawhide 24 k
    qemu-system-x86 x86_64 2:0.15.0-0.2.20110718525e3df.fc16
    rawhide 2.9 M
    reiserfs-utils x86_64 2:3.6.21-4.fc15 rawhide 232 k
    scrub x86_64 2.4-2.fc15 rawhide 35 k
    seabios-bin noarch 0.6.2-2.fc16 rawhide 56 k
    spice-server x86_64 0.9.0-1.fc16 rawhide 256 k
    vgabios noarch 0.6c-3.fc15 rawhide 41 k
    virt-manager-common noarch 0.9.0-3.fc17 rawhide-current 826 k
    zerofree x86_64 1.0.1-8.fc15 rawhide 20 k

    This is a “thin client” notebook setup that i use to connect to my hypervisor (virt-manager client only + TLS). So although i have virt-manager installed to connect to the hypervisor, i do not want to install most of all the other virtualization stuff.

  2. I installed guestfs-browser from updates-testing in Fedora 15. I can’t get it to run. If I try to run it as a user I get:
    [dowdle@scott ~]$ guestfs-browser
    Fatal error: exception Not_found

    If I try to run it as root I get:
    [dowdle@scott ~]$ su –
    Password:
    [root@scott ~]# guestfs-browser
    Fatal error: exception Gtk.Error(“GtkMain.init: initialization failed
    ml_gtk_init: initialization failed”)

    If I try to sudo it I get:
    [dowdle@scott ~]$ sudo guestfs-browser
    [sudo] password for dowdle:
    Fatal error: exception Not_found

    Ok, so what am I doing wrong?

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