Overview of Jockey replacement; options for Kubuntu?

Felix Geyer debfx at ubuntu.com
Wed Jun 13 06:11:19 UTC 2012

On 13.06.2012 06:10, Martin Pitt wrote:
> Hello Mario,
> Mario Limonciello [2012-06-05  9:05 -0500]:
>>> Actually I was referring to the opensource virtualbox one
>> (virtualbox-dkms)
> That doesn't have a Modaliases: field nor a custom handler; can you
> please open a bug against u-d-common asking for that and explaining
> how we can detect the presence/absence of vbox, i. e. a condition when
> to install virtualbox-dkms? Would be even better if we could express
> that in terms of modalises, of course.

virtualbox-guest-dkms is the right package and it has a Modalias field:
Modaliases: vboxguest(pci:v000080EEd0000CAFEsv00000000sd00000000bc*sc*i*)


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