[ubuntu-uk] Printer problems

Wulfy wulfmann at tiscali.co.uk
Tue Jul 14 09:35:51 BST 2009


Neil Greenwood wrote:
> 2009/7/11 Wulfy <wulfmann at tiscali.co.uk>:
>   
>> Neil Greenwood wrote:
>>     
>>> 2009/7/11 Wulfy <wulfmann at tiscali.co.uk>:
>>>
>>>       
>>>> I tried to do that but with a 32-bit WinXP guest.  The problem is that
>>>> VirtualBox wouldn't pass the USB through, even though I'd downloaded the
>>>> version that's supposed to do that.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>         
>>> Did you install the guest additions? They're needed to get USB working, IIRC.
>>>
>>> Cofion/Regards,
>>> Neil.
>>>
>>>
>>>       
>> Yes.  I could see the USB in the Device menu but it was greyed out and I
>> couldn't click it.
>>
>>     
>
> I think you need to shut down the VM in order to make changes, not
> just suspend it. Did you do this?
>
> Cofion/Regards,
> Neil.
>
>   
I tried it both with WinXP running and just the VirtualBox container.  I 
tried from the menu at the top and from the setup screen.  The setup 
screen showed the USB enabled but I couldn't click the box in the menu.

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