On Tue, 2018-04-10 at 04:25 +0800, Ed Greshko wrote: > On 04/10/18 03:42, Go Canes wrote: > > I thought the rpmfusion version was the open source virtualbox, > > whereas the one from Oracle was the closed source version (that > > includes more functionality such as USB support). I could easily be > > wrong. FWIW I use the Oracle repo as I need the USB support. > > > Nope.... Go to https://www.virtualbox.org/ and read the first paragraph. > > VirtualBox is a powerful x86 and AMD64/Intel64 virtualization product for > enterprise > as well as home use. Not only is VirtualBox an extremely feature rich, high > performance product for enterprise customers, it is also the only professional > solution that is freely available as Open Source Software under the terms of > the GNU > General Public License (GPL) version 2. See "About VirtualBox" for an > introduction.
However digging deeper (https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Downloads) we find: Support for USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 devices, VirtualBox RDP, disk encryption, NVMe and PXE boot for Intel cards. See this chapter from the User Manual for an introduction to this Extension Pack. The Extension Pack binaries are released under the VirtualBox Personal Use and Evaluation License (PUEL). Please install the same version extension pack as your installed version of VirtualBox. IIRC from when I used to use VB (I now use KVM/QEMU) the RPMfusion version doesn't include the extension pack, but I may have it the wrong way round. poc _______________________________________________ users mailing list -- firstname.lastname@example.org To unsubscribe send an email to users-le...@lists.fedoraproject.org