Oracle VM: Unable to load X Server inside a Guest VM (Doc ID 2066952.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 28, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.3.1 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

When running a Linux Guest on Oracle VM or any  virtualization environment it is possible that X server might not start leading to no GUI interface and only showing a black screen.

Changes

Most common is VM migration from one setup to another. 

Ex, From VMWare to Oracle VM

Cause

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