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Wednesday, 19 June 2013

HOW TO ACCESS USB/PENDRIVE IN UBUNTU (GUEST) IN VIRTUALBOX IN WINDOWS (HOST) [WRITTEN]

Ubuntu is free, open source and best alternative of Windows. Many Windows user wants to try it but they afraid that something may go wrong while installing it. But there is another by using which you can test Ubuntu or any other operating system in Windows only. This way is installing operating system in any virtual machine which is just like installing an software in Windows.


In today's tutorial I will tell you the way to access USB in Ubuntu (guest) in VirtualBox in Windows (host).

1.For this first of all download VirtualBox extension pack from here. Notice that the extension pack version and VirtualBox version should match.
2. Install this extension pack.
3. Right click on Ubuntu (see the image below ), go to settings -> USB.
acess usb in ubuntu (guest)
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4. Tick " Enable USB 2.0 (EHCI) Controller " and Click OK.
acess usb in ubuntu (guest)
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5. Now start the Ubuntu and insert the USB / PenDrive you want to access in Ubuntu.
6. Right click USB icon (shown in image below) and select the USB you want to access in Ubuntu.
acess usb in ubuntu (guest) tutorial

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7. Now you can access USB/PenDrive in Ubuntu.


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