[ubuntu-za] Wine woes (again)

Wayne Abroue plettpc at gmail.com
Fri Jul 12 07:36:25 UTC 2013


Yep, extension pack a must to enable USB.


On Fri, Jul 12, 2013 at 8:50 AM, Jan Greeff <jan at verslank.net> wrote:

>  Many thanks for all the help and suggestions. We will be away for a few
> days and I will follow up and let you know the result next week.
>
> Kind regards,
>
> Jan
>
>  On 12/07/2013 08:40, Graeme Donaldson wrote:
>
> 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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