I use several VMs with Virtualbox for testing and running old but useful programs. I even had my Cannon printer working in the guest OS.
After I updated to the latest Linux Mint last week, the printer was no longer visible.
I did some searching and came across the following thread that helped me solve the issue:
In short I had to:
- install the correct Extension pack to have USB
- add my user to virtualbox group
- log off and back in