Vbox/Virtualbox devices grayed out for non-root user solution

<p>It is a permissions issue that is hard to fix.</p> <p><strong>All but one USB device is greyed out.</strong></p> <p>I am already a member of &quot;vboxusers&quot;</p> <ul> <li>I have already enabled and disabled USB support for the guest.</li> <li>I have already reinstalled the latest VBOx guest editions</li> <li>If running as root it all works fine</li> <li>Changing ownership and permissions on /dev/vbox*&nbsp;does not help</li> </ul> <p><a href="#solution">The solution</a></p> <p><br /> user@homebox:~/.VirtualBox/Machines/XP$ cd /dev<br /> user@homebox:/dev$ ls -al|grep -i vbox<br /> crw-------&nbsp;&nbsp; 1 root root&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 10,&nbsp; 55 2014-10-24 16:43 vboxdrv<br /> crw-------&nbsp;&nbsp; 1 root root&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 10,&nbsp; 54 2014-10-24 16:43 vboxdrvu<br /> crw-------&nbsp;&nbsp; 1 root root&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 10,&nbsp; 53 2014-10-24 16:43 vboxnetctl<br /> drwxr-x---&nbsp;&nbsp; 2 root vboxusers&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 40 2014-10-24 16:43 vboxusb<br /> user@homebox:/dev$ sudo chmod 755 /dev/vbox<br /> vboxdrv&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; vboxdrvu&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; vboxnetctl&nbsp; vboxusb/&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <br /> user@homebox:/dev$ sudo chmod 755 /dev/vbox<br /> vboxdrv&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; vboxdrvu&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; vboxnetctl&nbsp; vboxusb/&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <br /> user@homebox:/dev$ sudo chmod 755 /dev/vboxusb/<br /> <br /> <br /> user@homebox:~$ VBoxManage list usbhost<br /> Host USB Devices:<br /> <br /> UUID:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; dbd3eb2f-8040-4b3b-974d-b7df4c5b4dca<br /> VendorId:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 0x045e (045E)<br /> ProductId:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 0x0752 (0752)<br /> Revision:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 1.16 (0116)<br /> Port:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 0<br /> USB version/speed:&nbsp; 1/1<br /> Manufacturer:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Microsoft<br /> Product:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Wired Keyboard 400<br /> Address:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; sysfs:/sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:12.1/usb4/4-1//device:/dev/bus/usb/004/002<br /> Current State:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Unavailable<br /> <br /> UUID:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 51c5189d-7891-45c6-b373-ee15e2252520<br /> VendorId:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 0x045e (045E)<br /> ProductId:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 0x076c (076C)<br /> Revision:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 0.131 (00131)<br /> Port:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 1<br /> USB version/speed:&nbsp; 2/1<br /> Manufacturer:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Microsoft<br /> Product:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Microsoft&reg; Comfort Mouse 4500<br /> Address:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; sysfs:/sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:12.0/usb3/3-2//device:/dev/bus/usb/003/003<br /> Current State:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Unavailable<br /> <br /> UUID:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; c141d017-b473-4a2f-bffd-61b19b67d569<br /> VendorId:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 0x04a9 (04A9)<br /> ProductId:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 0x2220 (2220)<br /> Revision:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 1.0 (0100)<br /> Port:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 1<br /> USB version/speed:&nbsp; 1/1<br /> Manufacturer:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Canon<br /> Product:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; CanoScan<br /> Address:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; sysfs:/sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:12.1/usb4/4-2//device:/dev/bus/usb/004/003<br /> Current State:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Available<br /> <br /> UUID:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; c4c7eecd-188f-415c-929f-2f5834613262<br /> VendorId:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 0x054c (054C)<br /> ProductId:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 0x0243 (0243)<br /> Revision:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 1.0 (0100)<br /> Port:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 0<br /> USB version/speed:&nbsp; 2/2<br /> Manufacturer:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Sony<br /> Product:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Storage Media<br /> SerialNumber:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 2A08060315464<br /> Address:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; sysfs:/sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:13.2/usb2/2-1//device:/dev/bus/usb/002/002<br /> Current State:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Unavailable<br /> <br /> UUID:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; c22984d9-208b-4900-ab0a-0c6bf53da472<br /> VendorId:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 0x058f (058F)<br /> ProductId:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 0x6366 (6366)<br /> Revision:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 1.0 (0100)<br /> Port:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 5<br /> USB version/speed:&nbsp; 2/2<br /> Manufacturer:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Generic<br /> Product:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Mass Storage Device<br /> SerialNumber:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 058F0O1111B1<br /> Address:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; sysfs:/sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:12.2/usb1/1-6//device:/dev/bus/usb/001/006<br /> Current State:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Unavailable<br /> <br /> UUID:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; e24dec16-dce2-4856-b250-f511ad84b039<br /> VendorId:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 0x05ac (05AC)<br /> ProductId:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 0x1227 (1227)<br /> Revision:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 0.0 (0000)<br /> Port:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 1<br /> USB version/speed:&nbsp; 2/1<br /> Manufacturer:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Apple Inc.<br /> Product:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Apple Mobile Device (DFU Mode)<br /> SerialNumber:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; CPID:8920 CPRV:14 CPFM:03 SCEP:01 BDID:00 ECID:000000700A15B58C SRTG:[iBoot-359.3]<br /> Address:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; sysfs:/sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:13.0/usb5/5-2//device:/dev/bus/usb/005/002<br /> Current State:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Unavailable<br /> <br /> UUID:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 04545987-fe87-4565-a0c3-44745e075033<br /> VendorId:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 0x0a81 (0A81)<br /> ProductId:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 0x0205 (0205)<br /> Revision:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 0.16 (0016)<br /> Port:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 0<br /> USB version/speed:&nbsp; 1/1<br /> Manufacturer:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; CHESEN<br /> Product:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; PS2 to USB Converter<br /> Address:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; sysfs:/sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:12.0/usb3/3-1//device:/dev/bus/usb/003/002<br /> Current State:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Unavailable<br /> <br /> user@homebox:~$ sudo VBoxManage list usbhost<br /> [sudo] password for one: <br /> Host USB Devices:<br /> <br /> UUID:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 75a9c8a4-0c9c-49b6-ba61-f0b121d5a7be<br /> VendorId:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 0x045e (045E)<br /> ProductId:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 0x0752 (0752)<br /> Revision:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 1.16 (0116)<br /> Port:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 0<br /> USB version/speed:&nbsp; 1/1<br /> Manufacturer:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Microsoft<br /> Product:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Wired Keyboard 400<br /> Address:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; sysfs:/sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:12.1/usb4/4-1//device:/dev/bus/usb/004/002<br /> Current State:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Busy<br /> <br /> UUID:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 8894d0a2-1bbe-4588-a362-3e1c9608152b<br /> VendorId:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 0x045e (045E)<br /> ProductId:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 0x076c (076C)<br /> Revision:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 0.131 (00131)<br /> Port:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 1<br /> USB version/speed:&nbsp; 2/1<br /> Manufacturer:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Microsoft<br /> Product:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Microsoft&reg; Comfort Mouse 4500<br /> Address:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; sysfs:/sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:12.0/usb3/3-2//device:/dev/bus/usb/003/003<br /> Current State:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Busy<br /> <br /> UUID:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 7ecfd008-b536-4b51-aa72-9623a17e5283<br /> VendorId:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 0x04a9 (04A9)<br /> ProductId:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 0x2220 (2220)<br /> Revision:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 1.0 (0100)<br /> Port:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 1<br /> USB version/speed:&nbsp; 1/1<br /> Manufacturer:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Canon<br /> Product:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; CanoScan<br /> Address:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; sysfs:/sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:12.1/usb4/4-2//device:/dev/bus/usb/004/003<br /> Current State:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Available<br /> <br /> UUID:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; b53eb210-d787-4fa2-885e-2272b25e6e16<br /> VendorId:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 0x054c (054C)<br /> ProductId:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 0x0243 (0243)<br /> Revision:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 1.0 (0100)<br /> Port:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 0<br /> USB version/speed:&nbsp; 2/2<br /> Manufacturer:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Sony<br /> Product:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Storage Media<br /> SerialNumber:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 2A08060315464<br /> Address:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; sysfs:/sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:13.2/usb2/2-1//device:/dev/bus/usb/002/002<br /> Current State:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Busy<br /> <br /> UUID:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 8d6fb26d-a5e5-4485-a0ee-80309e60184a<br /> VendorId:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 0x058f (058F)<br /> ProductId:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 0x6366 (6366)<br /> Revision:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 1.0 (0100)<br /> Port:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 5<br /> USB version/speed:&nbsp; 2/2<br /> Manufacturer:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Generic<br /> Product:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Mass Storage Device<br /> SerialNumber:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 058F0O1111B1<br /> Address:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; sysfs:/sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:12.2/usb1/1-6//device:/dev/bus/usb/001/006<br /> Current State:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Busy<br /> <br /> UUID:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 8e5963c7-099a-4f98-810d-a6643639abce<br /> VendorId:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 0x05ac (05AC)<br /> ProductId:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 0x1227 (1227)<br /> Revision:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 0.0 (0000)<br /> Port:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 1<br /> USB version/speed:&nbsp; 2/1<br /> Manufacturer:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Apple Inc.<br /> Product:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Apple Mobile Device (DFU Mode)<br /> SerialNumber:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; CPID:8920 CPRV:14 CPFM:03 SCEP:01 BDID:00 ECID:000000700A15B58C SRTG:[iBoot-359.3]<br /> Address:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; sysfs:/sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:13.0/usb5/5-2//device:/dev/bus/usb/005/002<br /> Current State:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Available<br /> <br /> UUID:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; c305c6e1-b8f8-4b4f-a832-f7b8a878e464<br /> VendorId:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 0x0a81 (0A81)<br /> ProductId:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 0x0205 (0205)<br /> Revision:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 0.16 (0016)<br /> Port:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 0<br /> USB version/speed:&nbsp; 1/1<br /> Manufacturer:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; CHESEN<br /> Product:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; PS2 to USB Converter<br /> Address:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; sysfs:/sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:12.0/usb3/3-1//device:/dev/bus/usb/003/002<br /> Current State:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Busy<br /> <br /> &nbsp;</p> <p><a name="solution"> <h3>The solution</h3> <p>This is not mentioned anywhere except one blog I&nbsp;found where for some reason the udev rules are missing which means it renders being part of the vboxusers group useless.&nbsp; I&nbsp;believe this issue happened after manually upgrading VBox.</p> <p>Just do the following</p> <p><code>touch /etc/udev/rules.d/60-vboxdrv.rules</code></p> <p><strong>Edit it to look like so:</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><code>KERNEL==&quot;vboxdrv&quot;, NAME=&quot;vboxdrv&quot;, OWNER=&quot;root&quot;, GROUP=&quot;root&quot;, MODE=&quot;0600&quot;<br /> #these two lines give access permission to vboxusers to properly work with usb nodes, this could be security risk (bnc#664520) !!<br /> SUBSYSTEM==&quot;usb_device&quot;, ATTR{devnum}==&quot;?*&quot;, ATTR{busnum}==&quot;?*&quot;,SYMLINK+=&quot;vboxusb/$attr{busnum}/$attr{devnum}&quot;, GROUP=&quot;vboxusers&quot;<br /> SUBSYSTEM==&quot;usb&quot;, ENV{DEVTYPE}==&quot;usb_device&quot;, ATTR{devnum}==&quot;?*&quot;, ATTR{busnum}==&quot;?*&quot;,SYMLINK+=&quot;vboxusb/$attr{busnum}/$attr{devnum}&quot;, GROUP=&quot;vboxusers&quot;<br /> </code></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </a></p>
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