It doesn’t seem to help. I’ve read through that article. The issue is that for some reason virtualbox doesn’t have permission to browse the file system unless I run as root. I’ve added my current user to the vboxusers group. It seems like the vboxusers group itself does not have permission to read files
Gnome, stable release. I installed polkit as it was not installed, rebooted, verified it was running with ps aux | grep “polkit” attempted to open virtualbox from the terminal and load installation media and nothing happened when I clicked add
Not that i want to antagonize … but first of all, polkit is installed by default on all Manjaro releases.
When creating a new Virtual macine, the virtual optical disk is always there … so i wonder how did you installed Manjaro, Gnome and how you handle the VM creation part. But since you solve it, good for you.
I know i might be late but i had the same problem. I solved it by moving the windows iso to the home/virtualbox vms . Then i opened virtual box i pressed chose a disk file and typed the name in the promt