[Libvir] Problem to compile virt-manager in debian etch

Jim Paris jim at jtan.com
Fri Oct 19 05:34:55 UTC 2007

> Virt-manager is compiled from mercurial tree but it isn't working. I
> don't know why. After run the virt-manager command, it was finished
> without output error and the window wasn't created. If you need more
> informations about ask me what informations I should sent.

I ran into that too -- make sure you have the "gtk-vnc" package
installed, it's a relatively new requirement of virt-manager and
there are no errors printed if it fails to load [1].

It's not yet a Debian package but you can get it from 


[1] I'd provide a patch, but my python skills are severely lacking...

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