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How can I make Virtual Box sees my external hard drive

How can I make Virtual Box sees my external hard drive

I have:

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Guest [Entry]

"Make a filter for the USB device (same on Mac OS X):

Ubuntu should be able to see the drive already."
Guest [Entry]

Another possibility would be to create a new shared folder in the VM's settings and map the shared folder to the external drive's root directory; this has the benefit that the Ubuntu install inside the VM will have read/write access to the drive no matter what filesystem it's formatted with.