On 04/10/18 05:49, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote: > 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. >
Right. You simply download it from the Oracle site. -- Conjecture is just a conclusion based on incomplete information. It isn't a fact.
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