Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Installing Virtualbox 3.x with USB support in Ubuntu 10.04 (Part 2)

After installing the latest version of virtualbox in the part 1, you have to set up the guest machine to enable USB support.

Step 1. Open Virtualbox. It's on Application > System Tools > Sun Virtualbox.

Step 2. Click the Guest OS you use. Then click "Setting" button.
Step 3. Navigate to "USB" option. Ensure to checklist the "Enable USB Controller" and "Enable USB 2.0 (EHCI) Controller" options.
Step 4. In the Guest OS window, identify the USB icon on the bottom-right status bar. Right-click it, pick which USB drive/device you want to connect by just clicking it.

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