Ubuntu LTS as a guest OS: some issues (Virtualization)

Nils Kassube kassube at gmx.net
Thu Dec 22 13:15:57 UTC 2011

LinuxIsOne wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 22, 2011 at 6:07 PM, Nils Kassube <kassube at gmx.net> wrote:
> >> Well that I did from Devices but another great issue is that I am
> >> not able to use pen drive in the guest Ubuntu. So for it what I
> >> do?
> > 
> > If you want to use USB devices in the VirtualBox guest system, you
> > need the "VirtualBox Extension Pack" from
> > <https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Downloads>.
> Already done, but still not detecting, what should I do something
> else?

When the VM is running, you can goto the Devices menu of the VM and 
select the USB device you want to attach to the VM. However be careful 
not to attach your mouse or keyboard. Devices attached to virtual 
machines are no longer attached to the host system.


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