Quote Originally Posted by BStJohn View Post

Yes! Being as I was logged in as root I had to supply the --system parameter. I think that must be new from 12 to 15, that it won't run as root unless you intentionally configure it that way.

Yeah, I know I shouldn't be running as root all the time. Do as I say, not as I do, right? ;-) I've set up a regular user account and I'll try it out that way.

Thanks for your help!

So on a reboot and as a normal user does everything start up and work? If so, then as you suspected being root is a little more restrictive...