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I'm having trouble with my virtual machine. It is installed and works fine except that the usb properties somehow did not get added. So my usb work with linux, but ...
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    virtual machine help!!!


    I'm having trouble with my virtual machine. It is installed and works fine except that the usb properties somehow did not get added. So my usb work with linux, but my virtual machine does not recognize it because it is not in settings. CAN SOMEONE HELP!!!! Included a picture so you can see what I mean. click on the link!!!


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    I think you have installed OSE version, Uninstall it and download one from VirtualBox Website and install.
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    did you install virtualbox from the repos or from the website source/rpm/deb? You need to install the non OSE version of Virtual Box for USB support.

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    thanks i'll try it and let you know what happens.

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    hey thanks! I tried to look for a non ose version but can't find one!!! where should i go? I went to virtualbox.com. they have the ose version.

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    first list are all non ose

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