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Re: [opensuse] USB support in VirtualBox OSE
  • From: Bob Smits <bob@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 5 Jan 2010 21:21:23 -0800
  • Message-id: <201001052121.23430.bob@xxxxxxxxx>
On January 5, 2010 12:42:32 pm Oszkó Albert wrote:
Hi all,

I can't get to set USB in VirtualBox OSE? Is it possible at all? In the
Settings USB is greyed out. I think I read once that USB support is
one
of the differences between the the OSE and PUEL versions of VBox.
But I
could not get the latter to work at all. (oS 11.2 KDE 4.3.4)

Thanks for any hint,

Oszkoa


As you noticed, USB support is not available with OSE. It is available
with the PUEL version from Sun.

I used the instructions from http://vavai.net/2009/12/21/installing-
virtualbox-3-1-2-on-opensuse-11-2/ to install Virtual Box on my
opensuse 11.2 64 bit install.

Don't forget to turn on the USB filter in VirtualBox settings.
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