Ubuntu 8.4 problem - Grandmaw Linda

Nils Kassube kassube at gmx.net
Fri Jan 30 12:50:29 UTC 2009

Lucio M Nicolosi wrote:
> - Install VirtualBox 2.1.2 from Ubuntu repositories
> (System/Administration/Synaptic/ - Search virtualbox" - install) and
> not directly from Sun. (In my case, Sun version didn't automatically
> insert a friendly link to the program in Applications/System Tools,
> which is a small nuissance). Only this recent version (Jan 21 2009)
> manages USB devices properly.

Well, the PUEL version from Sun manages USB devices (at least good enough 
for me). Can you tell us what doesn't work with that version?

And which Ubuntu repository has this particular VirtualBox version for 
8.04? If I search with synaptic I can only find version 1.5.6.


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