VirualBox on Hardy

NoOp glgxg at
Tue Apr 28 04:01:44 UTC 2009

On 04/27/2009 07:30 PM, Willis Taylor wrote:
> need to be member of the device group

VBox should have created a group on install (which verson of VBox did
you install, the one from the repositories or the PUEL version from You can check from a terminal by:

$ grep vboxusers /etc/group

The output should look something like:

$ grep vboxusers /etc/group

If you get nothing on the above, then you can manually create a group
and add your username via the GUI or:

$ sudo groupadd vboxusers
$ sudo usermod -a -G vboxusers <yourusername>

Then restart:

$ sudo /etc/init.d/vboxdrv restart

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