[Wine] usb support in wine/linux
dark.guy.2008 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 31 12:49:50 CDT 2007
Or that they aren't too close-minded. If you need USB support, and VBox is
free, why not to use it? no offense...
On 10/31/07, Pavel Troller <patrol at sinus.cz> wrote:
> > Try VirtualBox  (I really like it with Seamless Mode turned on)
> or VMWare
> > . VirtualBox is free, VMWare isn't. I think that VirtualBox should
> > with no problems with your dongles (and with any Windows software that
> > these dongles).
> > In practice, USB support in VirtualBox works great in most cases
> > sometimes not. If USB doesn't work for you in VirtualBox then read
> > http://virtualbox.org/wiki/User_FAQ and "Troubleshooting" -> "Linux
> hosts" in
> > the http://virtualbox.org/download/UserManual.pdf .
> > If still doesn't work then try VMWare instead.
> I've looked at the virtualbox site and I've found that their OSE (Open
> Edition) doesn't contain USB support. It's a stopper for me as my policy
> "not to accept any binary packages" on my system. They decided to remove
> from the OSE because they count it as an "Enterprise feature". They
> think that home machines are not using USB, that people don't have mobile
> phones, GPS receivers, or simply any other USB devices unsupported in
> With regards, Pavel Troller
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> wine-users at winehq.org
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