Ubuntu 8.4 problem - Grandmaw Linda

Karl F. Larsen klarsen1 at gmail.com
Sat Jan 31 00:54:23 UTC 2009

Nils Kassube wrote:
> 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.
> Nils
    I d/l the latest and got a version 1.5.3 and it works fine. Even 
supplied the driver for the latest Hardy kernel.



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