Virtual Machine

VirtualBox 4.3.26 released

VirtualBox 4.3.26 just released yesterday, is a cross-platform virtualization application that installs on your Intel or AMD-based computers, and runs on Windows, Mac, Linux or Solaris operating systems. It extends the capabilities of your computer so that it can run multiple operating systems (inside multiple virtual machines) at the same time. This is a maintenance release. The following items were fixed and/or added: GUI: in the snapshots pane, protect the age of snapshots against wrong host time NAT Network: fixed a bug which prevented to propagate any DNS name server / domain / search string information to the NAT network NAT Network: don’t delay the shutdown of VBoxSVC on Windows hosts Mouse support: the mouse could not be moved under rare conditions if no Guest Additions are installed Storage: if the guest ejects a virtual CD/DVD medium, make the change permanent VGA: made saving secondary screen sizes possible in X11 guests SDK: fixed the VirtualBox.

VirtualBox 4.3.24 released

VirtualBox 4.3.24 recently released, is a cross-platform virtualization application that installs on your Intel or AMD-based computers, and runs on Windows, Mac, Linux or Solaris operating systems. It extends the capabilities of your computer so that it can run multiple operating systems (inside multiple virtual machines) at the same time. This is a maintenance release. The following items were fixed and/or added: VMM: emulation fix for the ENTER instruction under certain conditions; fixes Solaris 10 guests (VT-x without unrestricted guest execution) VMM: fix for handling NMIs on Linux hosts with X2APIC enabled NAT/NAT Network: fix connection drops when the host’s DHCP lease was renewed NAT: don’t crash on an empty domain list when switching the DNS host configuration PXE: re-enable it on Windows hosts Shared Folders: fixed a problem with Windows guests Audio: improved record quality when using the DirectSound audio backend VBoxManage: when executing the controlvm command take care that the corresponding VM runtime changes are saved permanently Windows Installer: properly install the 32-bit version of VBoxRes.

Cloudmin 7.8 Released with CentOS 7 Support

Cloudmin is a User Interface built on top of Webmin for managing virtual systems, such as Xen, KVM and OpenVZ instances. Using Cloudmin you can create, destroy, resize, startup, shutdown and restrict multiple instances using different virtualization technologies from a single interface. It also has a full command line API that can be used to manage virtual systems from a shell script or via HTTP requests. This new version Cloudmin 7.

Install Virt Manager 1.0.1 on Ubuntu 14.04

Virt Manager is a graphical desktop application for creating and managing virtual machines through libvirt. It offers simple, rapid management when you don’t need the scalability and complexity of larger more advanced programs. It primarily targets KVM VMs, but also manages Xen and LXC (linux containers). It presents a summary view of running domains, their live performance & resource utilization statistics. Wizards enable the creation of new domains, and configuration & adjustment of a domain’s resource allocation & virtual hardware.