Print job queues untill Vbox shutdown

P. Echols p.echo926 at
Mon Oct 5 15:28:54 UTC 2015

On Mon, Oct 5, 2015 at 2:17 AM, oxy <oxyopes at> wrote:

> Hi,
> i send a print order and nothing happens.
> 2 hrs later i shutdown my Win7 inside a Vbox
> and the printer does the work just after that.
> Host: ubu 14.04 LTS 64bit
> Printer usb connected
> I sent the job to the network printer and it works even if Win7/Vbox is on.
> I have no idea how to collect more info.
> Enjoy some tips?
> It sounds like the VBox is capturing the usb device. When a usb device is
used by the guest, the device is not available to the host.
First, remove the filter that allows windows to access the printer as a usb
device.. For info on connecting (and therefore disconnecting) usb devices,
see here:

Second, share the printer in ubuntu and, from within windows connect to the
share,  See here:
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