If you don’t find your USB devices in VirtualBox “Add Filter From Device” menu, then read this post.
Two methods are given below to solve the problem. Follow any of those.
CLI Method (Tested)
Add your username to “vboxusers” group by running the following command in Terminal:
sudo usermod -G vboxusers -a $USER
Then Log Out and re-login.
Install “Users and Groups” app running following command:
sudo apt-get install gnome-system-tools
After install open the app and do as follows:
- Select your username and click “Manage Groups“.
- Select “vboxusers“.
- Click “Properties“.
- Check your username from Group Members list.
- Click OK.
Then Log Out and back in.