[ubuntu-za] Wine woes (again)

Hilton Gibson hilton.gibson at gmail.com
Sun Jul 28 21:06:37 UTC 2013


Try: *addgroup username vboxusers *in a terminal


On 28 July 2013 23:00, Jan Greeff <jan at verslank.net> wrote:

>  I have now upgraded to Vbox 4.2.16 but apparently I need to add my user
> to the vbox usersgroup, however, I have been unable to find out how this
> must be done. That manual is way above the old man's head. Is there
> somebody out there who can gently point me in the right direction?
>
> On 12/07/2013 06:58, Wayne Abroue 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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