VirtualBox

Ticket #19449 (closed defect: invalid)

Opened 19 months ago

Last modified 19 months ago

Virtualbox ubuntu package does not add users to vboxusers group

Reported by: DeGarden Owned by:
Component: other Version: VirtualBox 6.1.4
Keywords: Cc:
Guest type: other Host type: other

Description

Downloaded and installed package, on Ubuntu 19.10:

virtualbox-6.1_6.1.4-136177_Ubuntu_eoan_amd64.deb

My user was not added to vboxusers group, son can attach USB devices to guest. None is present.

Fixed with this:

sudo adduser $USER vboxusers

Change History

comment:1 Changed 19 months ago by DeGarden

Couldn't attach USB devices until fix.

comment:2 Changed 19 months ago by DeGarden

This is done on purpose on linux, for security reasons probably: https://www.virtualbox.org/manual/ch02.html#install-linux-vboxusers

comment:3 Changed 19 months ago by fbatschu

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Resolution set to invalid

we never did that, as pointed out in the previous comment, this is documented.

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