Unable to detect the usb device inside Kali linux in Vmbox



  • I am trying to make the bluetooth usb device to work inside vmbox where i am facing issues to detect the devices inside vm machine.Can anyone help on this

    Base OS : Ubuntu 18.04 LTS(upto date)
    Virtual Box : Kali Linux OS
    Virtual box version Details : Version 6.0.14 r133895 (Qt5.9.5)
    Bluetooth Device : LeoSys

    Bus 003 Device 002: ID 0a12:0001 Cambridge Silicon Radio, Ltd Bluetooth Dongle (HCI mode)

    Troubleshooting done :

    1)Tried installing vmbox extension package
    2)Tried updating the kali linux os
    3)Network status is in Bridged mode
    4)Enabled USB device in Virtual box
    5)Tried filtering the usb device with vendor and device id
    6)Bluetooth device is working in base os
    7)hci1 is the external bluetooth device

    Output for the bluetooth device detecting in the base os
    [email protected]~$ hciconfig

    hci1: Type: Primary Bus: USB
    BD Address: B8:76:3F:C5:64:9C ACL MTU: 1021:8 SCO MTU: 64:1
    UP RUNNING
    RX bytes:1536 acl:0 sco:0 events:78 errors:0
    TX bytes:2320 acl:0 sco:0 commands:78 errors:0

    hci0: Type: Primary Bus: USB
    BD Address: 00:1A:7D:DA:71:10 ACL MTU: 640:4 SCO MTU: 64:8
    UP RUNNING
    RX bytes:1260 acl:0 sco:0 events:76 errors:0
    TX bytes:2808 acl:0 sco:0 commands:78 errors:0

    [email protected]:~$ lsusb
    Bus 002 Device 002: ID 8087:0024 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate Matching Hub
    Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
    Bus 001 Device 004: ID 04f2:b3aa Chicony Electronics Co., Ltd
    Bus 001 Device 003: ID 0489:e062 Foxconn / Hon Hai
    Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:0024 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate Matching Hub
    Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
    Bus 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub
    Bus 003 Device 002: ID 0a12:0001 Cambridge Silicon Radio, Ltd Bluetooth Dongle (HCI mode)
    Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub



  • Is this using Oracle Virtual Box as the hypervisor? Then Kali linux is the guest (or Virtual Machine)?



  • Did you install the Virtual Box drivers inside of your VM?



  • @DustinB3403 yes it's Oracle virtual box.kali linux is guest is.i have installed the drivers as well


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