[ubuntu-za] Wine woes (again)

Hilton Gibson hilton.gibson at gmail.com
Sun Jul 28 12:45:09 UTC 2013


Sorry - forgot to mention - un-install 4.1
Try *sudo apt-get remove virtualbox**
Then try to install 4.2 again
See: http://ubuntu.sun.ac.za/wiki/index.php/KVM


On 28 July 2013 14:37, Jan Greeff <jan at verslank.net> wrote:

>  Thanks Hilton, it failed, says mismatch, expected 4.2, got 4.1.
>
>  On 28/07/2013 14:21, Hilton Gibson wrote:
>
>  Install one of these for 12.04
>
> http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/4.2.16/virtualbox-4.2_4.2.16-86992~Ubuntu~precise_i386.deb
>
> http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/4.2.16/virtualbox-4.2_4.2.16-86992~Ubuntu~precise_amd64.deb
>
>  Cheers
>
>  hg
>
>
> On 28 July 2013 13:35, Jan Greeff <jan at verslank.net> wrote:
>
>>  The USB extension packs are for Vbox 4.2.16 but Ubuntu repositories
>> seem to be lagging behind with 4.1.12. If I try to install 4.1.16 I get an
>> incompatibility message.
>> On 12/07/2013 13:51, Bruce Pieterse wrote:
>>
>> On 12/07/2013 09:36, Wayne Abroue wrote:
>>
>> 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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>>
>>  You will also need to add yourself to the vboxusers group in order for
>> Virtualbox to provide USB support. You can do this with "sudo usermod -a -G
>> vboxusers username". Once done, you can logout of your desktop session (not
>> 100% sure if this works), or do a soft reboot.
>>
>> --
>> All the best,
>>
>> Bruce
>>
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