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I am using ArchLinux on top of Ubuntu 12.04 using VirtualBox. However, I am facing problems with my USB devices. When I connect a USB to my PC, while running arch linux, it is ubuntu which detects my device instead of arch.
I went through some ArchLinux forums, to find out that my user should be included in the special group "vboxusers". Also, as a setting to my VirtualBox I have enabled the USB EHCI controller on the guest OS (arch).
As as output for lsusb, I get the following on Arch:
[mantis@ArchLinux ~]$ lsusb
Bus 001 Device 002: ID 80ee:0021 VirtualBox USB Tablet
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
[mantis@ArchLinux ~]$ vboxmanage list usbhost
Host USB Devices:
VendorId: 0x80ee (80EE)
ProductId: 0x0021 (0021)
Revision: 1.0 (0100)
USB version/speed: 1/1
Product: USB Tablet
Current State: Busy
Last edited by PrayingMantis; 11-25-2012 at 08:17 AM.