[Pkg-virtualbox-devel] Bug#611613: virtualbox-ose-qt: Interface allows to configure RDP and USB
bernat at debian.org
Mon Jan 31 17:59:15 UTC 2011
OoO En cette matinée pluvieuse du lundi 31 janvier 2011, vers 10:40,
Frank Mehnert <frank.mehnert at oracle.com> disait :
>> The GUI allows to configure RDP (remote desktop) and USB while those
>> functionalities are only available in the proprietary version.
>> Enabling those functionalities does nothing. This may be disturbing
>> for the user not aware of the differences between OSE and non-OSE.
> That's not entirely true. Try to install the extension pack, it should
> work with the Debian build as well. In fact, there is no real "OSE"
> version anymore, only the normal source code (which is freely available
> under GPLv2 from http://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Downloads) and the
> extension pack. The Linux packages at www.virtualbox.org use in fact
> the same sources like the packages from the Debian maintainers.
> Back to your question: If you enable USB 2.0 (USB 1.1 is part of the
> public sources) then you will get a message that you should install
> the extension pack. After doing so, you can use that features. Therefore
> it is correct to keep the USB / RDP VM settings.
I wasn't aware of this change. Keeping USB/RDP settings is fine for me.
* Should be panic but... (Why are BSD people panic obsessed ??)
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