On 04/10/18 06:11, Ed Greshko wrote:
> 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.

I should have added that it also goes for the Oracle VBox rpm.  The extension 
included and you also have to manually install it.  So, no difference.

Conjecture is just a conclusion based on incomplete information. It isn't a 

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