Printer Problem

Peter Silva peter at
Mon Jan 23 04:16:45 UTC 2017

look at the usb sharing settings of your virtual box, perhaps the settings
are different on the two laptops?

On Sun, Jan 22, 2017 at 9:39 PM, Peter <petergoggin at> wrote:

> I have a lenovo t400 laptop with Ubuntu 16.04 installed. I am running a
> virtual box with windows XP installed. I can see and use all of my usb
> printers in the windows machine. None of them show in the basic ubuntu
> system.  I have cups installed.
> I have a lenovo X61s laptop and the printers are availbale in both ubuntu
> and windows virtual machine.
> As work around by  saving files in a linked directory I can print from
> windows
> Any suggestions
> Thanks in advance
> Peter Goggin
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