Setting Up VirtualBox in Debian (Ubuntu/Linux Mint) with full USB 2.0 support

Downloads
Linux Mint 13 / Ubuntu 12.04

http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/4.2.12/virtualbox-4.2_4.2.12-84980~Ubuntu~quantal_amd64.deb

Linux Mint 14 /Ubuntu 12.10

http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/4.2.12/virtualbox-4.2_4.2.12-84980~Ubuntu~raring_amd64.deb

Extention:

http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/4.2.12/Oracle_VM_VirtualBox_Extension_Pack-4.2.12-84980.vbox-extpack

VirtualBox Rules File

http://goo.im/devs/childofthehorn/virtualbox/10-vboxdrv.rules

Setting Up VBOX

1. Install both packages (just click on them or use dpkg)
2. Open a Terminal (insert your username in place of “username”)

su –
groupadd vboxusers
usermod -G vboxusers -a username
chmod 660 /dev/vboxdrv
chgrp vboxusers /dev/vboxdrv

3. Open a Terminal from the /Udev Rules folder

su -s
cp -f 10-vboxdrv.rules /etc/udev/rules.d/

reboot

Now you have full USB 2.0 Data in Virtual Box!

Comments on: "Setting Up VirtualBox in Debian (Ubuntu/Linux Mint) with full USB 2.0 support" (1)

  1. Thanks for the tutorial, it worked like a charm :)

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