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Virtualbox USB connection

· by yulistic · Read in about 1 min · (78 Words)

Problem: Virtualbox does not recognize host’s USBs. Being different from the below screenshot, none of USBs was recognized.

Environment: Mint Linux 17, Virtualbox 4.3.10, Virtualbox Guest Additions 4.3.10 (not 4.3.14)

[caption id=«attachment_128» align=«aligncenter» width=«854»]Selection_017 After the problem had been fixed, the list of connected USBs were displayed. There was no USB detected before the problem had been solved.[/caption]

Solution: Add current user to the vboxusers.

Ex> _$ adduser [user name] vboxusers_

After reboot the system, USBs are detected.