Ubuntu 8.4 problem - Grandmaw Linda
glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Sat Jan 31 01:02:22 UTC 2009
On 01/30/2009 04:54 PM, Karl F. Larsen wrote:
> 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.
> 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.
Right... You didn't mention which guest OS you installed. Now plug in a
USB device and let us know how that works for you in the guest OS.
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