Enabling USB support for VMware Server in Hardy Heron

After installing VMware Server on Hardy heron, if you find that your virtual machine cannot detect any USB devices on the host, that is because Ubuntu has removed the support for /proc/bus/usb/*. The following is the way to solve this issue:

Open up a terminal and type:

     gksu gedit /etc/init.d/mountdevsubfs.sh

In the window that pop up, scroll to line 40 and look for the following code: