How to make smooth USB access available to Virtualbox vm

Manish Jain bourne.identity at
Tue Jul 5 06:40:16 UTC 2016

On 07/05/16 11:40, CeDeROM wrote:
> The USB support on VirtualBox is highly unreliable and version
> dependant - it works with some releases and with some releases it does
> not work as expected - not only on FreeBSD (I also use OSX version).
> This is really annoying when USB stops working after an update to a
> new version and you depend on this USB access with your work :-(
> Maybe if you try last version of 4 branch and this works for you then
> don't update ;-)

I am glad that I did not get rid of my Windows XP installation. If vbox 
USB is jittery when I need Windows, I can boot into XP and do the work. 
Sounds crazy that USB is as good as missing from a supposed 
virtualization solution.


Manish Jain

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