[ubuntu-za] Wine woes (again)

Wayne Abroue plettpc at gmail.com
Fri Jul 12 04:58:36 UTC 2013


Virtualbox handles USB fine, plug in and enable the device from the usb
icon. The VM will scream for the drivers.


On Thu, Jul 11, 2013 at 11:47 PM, Frans de waal <meesterarend at gmail.com>wrote:

>
> On Jul 11, 2013 10:04 PM, "Wesley Werner" <wesley.werner at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > I can't vouch for Virtualbox, but it seems like QEMU / KVM has usb
> passthrough [1]. I have not used this feature of KVM before so cannot give
> you specifics.
> >
> > I feel your pain on this, and feel you are delving into a world that
> would involve voodoo. Good luck!
> >
> > [1]: http://qemu.weilnetz.de/qemu-doc.html#usb_005fdevices
> >
> > --
> > Wesley
> >
>
> I recall seeing usb options on virtual box... not curently close to my pc
> to check though
>
> > On Thu, Jul 11, 2013 at 8:59 PM, Jan Greeff <jan at verslank.net> wrote:
> >>
> >> This seems over my head, will it be easier to get my USB ports to work
> on my Oracle VM Virtualbox 4.1.2?
> >>
> >> Jan
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> On 11/07/2013 15:10, Bruce Pieterse wrote:
> >>>
> >>> On 11/07/2013 14:24, Wesley Werner wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>> Hi Jan. I tried to backtrack what app you are meaning, can you please
> reiterate what app, and if there is a chance of an alternative native app?
> >>>>
> >>>> Not sure about WINE's hardware interaction (usb).
> >>>
> >>> Hi,
> >>>
> >>> As far as USB support goes for WINE, it doesn't work. I set up iTunes
> a while back (11.10/12.04) and tried to get my iPod working with it.
> Unfortunately, after doing all that then looking for any articles relating
> to WINE USB support the answer was no and the alternative solution was to
> setup a virtual machine with USB passthrough.
> >>>
> >>> BUT, looking for an answer today I found this:
> http://wiki.winehq.org/USB
> >>>
> >>> If it works, please let me know! :)
> >>>
> >>
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