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My virtual box is installed on the host(Win 8.1). In the virtual box, I have installed OpenSuse as the virtual machine, but I am having trouble accessing the usb in OpenSuse(vm). I can't see any option to access the usb. My usb is in FAT32 format,as I am trying to get some files from other win machine to openSuse. The following are the screen shots, please let me know what all I need to do to access the USB in openSuse(vm).

VirtualBox Settings on Win8 host

Cannot see any usb option in openSuse

when I do lsusb, following is the output.

linux-gn77:~ # lsusb
Bus 002 Device 002: ID 80ee:0021 VirtualBox USB Tablet
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
  • Does lsusb show the devices? – Hauke Laging May 18 '14 at 13:48
  • I have edited the question with the results that I have got from lsusb. – Harbir May 18 '14 at 14:01
  • I am not familiar enough with VirtualBox. Maybe the filter means that these devices are filtered out? Uncheck those entries and try again. – Hauke Laging May 18 '14 at 14:12
  • Did you install VirtualBox guest additions? – Questionmark May 18 '14 at 16:42
  • @Questionmark I have installed the virtualBox extension pack.I think that what you mean by guest additions. – Harbir May 18 '14 at 20:58

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