VirtualBox with USB Dongle

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VirtualBox with USB Dongle

Post by CRM User » Mon Jun 10, 2019 7:00 pm

I run your software in VirtualBox 5, and need to connect the USB dongle you sent me. How do I make your software see the USB Dongle?
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Re: VirtualBox with USB Dongle

Post by Telium Support » Mon Jun 10, 2019 7:04 pm

To attach the USB Dongle to the virtual machine running the Telium software:
  • Optional: install the free VirtualBox Extension Pack to take advantage of USB 3.0
  • Start your virtual machine
  • Plug the USB Dongle into a USB port of your host computer
  • In VirtualBox click on Devices -> USB, then click on ‘USB device to share’.
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Once VirtualBox configures the USB connection, the USB Dongle will appear in your guest OS. Issue the commands 'lsusb' from a command prompt to confirm the USB dongle is visible. (Probably reports as 'Philips Elite')
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