"qemu-ga" fails to install with error "verify that you have sufficient privileges to start system services. A program run as part of the setup did not finish as expected "

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  • Getting error when try to install qemu-ga without installing the serial-driver.

  • If installation fails, user is not able to uninstall qemu-ga.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5 (Hypervisor).

  • Windows 7 64 bit (Guest).

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