Oracle VM VirtualBox error message: Permission problem!

Operating system: openSUSE Leap 15.1

VirtualBox version: 6.0.18

Virtual box error message: You are not a member of the “vboxusers” group. Please add yourself to this group before starting VirtualBox. You could do it using: Yast / Security and Users / User and Group management. Don’t forget re-login your user account!


  • Open Yast Control Center
  • Open User and Group Management module (Category: Security and Users)
  • Select a User and then click Edit
  • Click the Details tab and select ‘vboxusers’
  • Click OK and logout
  • Login again