openSUSE KVM getting started notes

Posted on Fri 03 January 2014 in misc • Tagged with kvm, virtualisation

Some sparse notes on installing KVM on openSUSE locally

Configure libvirtd

Firstly, lets not have to be root every time I want to use virt-manager and without using policy kit.  In /etc/libvirt/libvirtd.conf uncomment and set

unix_sock_group = "libvirt"
unix_sock_ro_perms = "0770"
unix_sock_rw_perms = "0770"
auth_unix_ro = "none"
auth_unix_rw = "none"

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