EBC Exercise 02 Setting Up VirtualBox for USB

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If you are using VirtualBox (https://www.virtualbox.org/) for your Linux host you will want to install the extension pack to use USB 2.0 and 3.0 devices.


  • Select Preferences


  • Select Extensions


  • Click the Add new package. button and select the package you downloaded.


  • Click the buttons to install it.
  • Quit VirtualBox and restart as not an administrator.
  • Make sure you VM is stopped and clicke Settings
  • Click USB and select USB 3.0


  • Click OK and start your VM.

USB devices should work on your VM now.

thumb‎ Embedded Linux Class by Mark A. Yoder