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Set up USB for Virtualbox

Using Ubuntu 11.10, downloaded Virtual Box from software centre plus extension pack. Have added my user name to Vboxusers group.

When trying to add a usb filter VirtualBox insists there are no USB devices available. Want to access my iPod via iTunes on a Windows XP guest.

How do I get VirtualBox to see my USB and allow my guest to use it?

marked as duplicate by Takkat, Jorge Castro, Lekensteyn, Bruno Pereira, Michael Martin-Smucker Feb 9 '12 at 23:50

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The package virtualbox-ose available in the repositories does not include support for USB.

You will need to uninstall that and get the version from Oracle. https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Downloads

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