[arch-general] virtualbox-bin aur - vboxdrv -> dkms -> confusion...

rafael ff1 rafael.f.f1 at gmail.com
Thu Jun 7 16:07:30 EDT 2012

2012/6/7 David C. Rankin <drankinatty at suddenlinkmail.com>:
> On 06/05/2012 04:20 PM, Genes MailLists wrote:
>>   Is there a benefit to the AUR version over the Community version? They
>> should be feature equivalent now.
> I always thought you had to use the aur version for usb functionality. May
> have changed, but I have just always used the aur package with the
> virtualbox-ext-oracle aur package as well.
> --
> David C. Rankin, J.D.,P.E.

Sun Virtualbox had before a OSE version without usb support and a PUEL
version with usb support. Currently, Oracle provides a OSE version
(GPL3) and also an extension to add usb support (PUEL).


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