I just bought this usb, and for the past three days. I have been trying to connect it. Without any success so far. My laptop can t even detect it, try it on virtualbox with kali. Nothing, can someone give me a guideline on what to do. Kind new to Ubuntu and have a small knowledge on Linux in general

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Are you using Ubuntu as a Host (physical device) and Kali as a guest (Virtual Machine).

Assuming "yes", you have to add your user to vboxusers group. To do that, open a terminal and run:

sudo adduser USERNAME vboxusers

Then you will need to close your session or reboot the computer and try again.

For more information, take a look to this article: Set up USB for VirtualBox

  • Yes my OS is Ubuntu and use kali as my virtual machine
    – Lvc
    Commented Jan 28, 2016 at 15:28
  • I have try that, I click on device and chose usb in virtualbox, it say no usb connected. Im just puzzle at the moment.
    – Lvc
    Commented Jan 28, 2016 at 15:30
  • Open a terminal and run: `lsusb' and paste the output. Remember to close your Ubuntu session in your host machine, login and then try again. Changes in groups requires logout & login to take effect. Rebooting your host machine works too.
    – Pancho Jay
    Commented Jan 28, 2016 at 15:36
  • I will try this and hopefully something positive will come up, do you mind to show me a screen shot from an output. Thanks
    – Lvc
    Commented Jan 28, 2016 at 15:39
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    @Weboide Thank you for the advice. I've edited the answer to include the solution.
    – Pancho Jay
    Commented Jan 29, 2016 at 13:53

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