[ubuntu-za] Wine woes (again)

Graeme Donaldson graeme at donaldson.za.net
Fri Jul 12 06:40:31 UTC 2013


You'll have to install the VirtualBox Extension Pack from
https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Downloads to enable USB support. I *think*
it makes a lot of noise about this when you attempt to enable USB on a
guest for the first time, but in case it doesn't.... now you know! :-)


On 12 July 2013 06:58, Wayne Abroue <plettpc at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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