virtualbox in 12.04 refuses to install a guest

Christopher Chaltain chaltain at
Fri Feb 22 17:20:32 UTC 2013

If you're running a 32-bit version of Ubuntu,you shouldn't need to
install the i386 version of qt-at-spi, since that will already be there,
as you noticed. BTW, how did you get it to work if that wasn't the issue?

On 22/02/13 10:46, Milton wrote:
> My machine is 32bit but I did:
> sudo apt-get install qt-at-spi:i386
> and the terminal says that at-spi is already the latest version. Anyway
> I was now able to install a guest. Many thanks!
> Milton
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Luke Yelavich" <themuso at>
> To: <ubuntu-accessibility at>
> Sent: Friday, February 22, 2013 12:10 AM
> Subject: Re: virtualbox in 12.04 refuses to install a guest
>> On Thu, Feb 21, 2013 at 10:16:19PM GMT, Christopher Chaltain wrote:
>>> Are you running VirtualBox on a 64-bit system? If so, you might have to
>>> install the 32-bit version of the QT accessibility library. I don't have
>>> the command handy, but I believe it's the i386 version of the qt-at-spi
>>> package.
>> sudo apt-get install qt-at-spi:i386
>> Luke
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