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Oracle VM VirtualBox 5.0.22 released, Install on Ubuntu 16.04

VirtualBox 5.0.22 released today, a maintenance release of VirtualBox 5.0 which improves stability and fixes regressions. Some addressed issues includes fix for certain 32-bit guests, fixed mouse pointer offset, made old X.Org releases work again with kernels 3.11 and later, fixed X.Org crash after hard guest reset. VirtualBox 5.0.22 changelog VMM: fixes for certain Intel Atom hosts VMM: properly restore the complete FPU state for 32-bit guests on 64-bit hosts on Intel Sandy Bridge and Ivy Bridge CPUs VMM: new I/O-APIC implementation fixing several bugs and improving the performance under certain conditions VMM: fixed a potential Linux guest panic on AMD hosts VMM: fixed a potential hang with 32-bit EFI guests on Intel CPUs (VT-x without unrestricted guest execution) GUI: don’t allow to start subsequent separate VM instances GUI: raised upper limit for video capture screen resolution GUI: warn if the VM has less than 128MB VRAM configured and 3D enabled Main: when monitoring DNS configuration changes on Windows hosts avoid false positives from competing DHCP renewals.

VirtualBox 5.0.20 released with Linux Kernel 4.5 fixes

VirtualBox 5.0.20 released today, a maintenance release of VirtualBox 5.0 which improves stability and fixes regressions. Note that this release does not contain fixes for the X11 Guest Additions so users affected by 5.0.18 regressions with X.org Linux guests should continue to use the 5.0.16 Guest Additions for the time being. These regressions will be handled with the next 5.0.x maintenance release. The main reason for this quick update are the 5.

Virtualbox 5.0.12 released – Supports Kernel 3.10.0-327.el7 with latest RHEL 7.2

VirtualBox 5.0.12 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. VirtualBox 5.0.12 changelog Fixed the validation of IPv6 port-forwarding rules Improved handling of text selection mouse pointer added LBA64 support for being able to boot from huge hard disks Fixed .

Virtualbox 5.0.10 released with added basic support for X.Org Server 1.18

VirtualBox 5.0.10 released with added basic support for X.Org Server 1.18. Virtualbox 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. VirtualBox 5.0.10 changelog VMM: improved support for certain Intel Atom CPUs VMM: system register emulation fix GUI: fixed immediate screenshot issue GUI: fixed another 3D overlay window reparenting issue when the VM is switched to fullscreen mode on X11 hosts GUI: fixed help index GUI: fixed state synchronization issue in the VM manager window when VM was paused from its runtime window Audio: fixed suspending/resuming audio streams on VM pause/unpause Audio: properly reset AC97 audio streams, otherwise there is silence until a non-48 kHz stream is played Audio: fixed a small emulation quirk of the AD1980 codec of the HDA device to make recent linux guests work USB: serveral fixes for the xHCI controller USB: fixed a crash under certain conditions on hosts with Linux kernels older than version 3.

VirtualBox 5.0.4 released

VirtualBox 5.0.4 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. VirtualBox 5.0.4 changelog VMM: fixed an issue with Windows 10 guest kernel debugging over the network for Hyper-V paravirtualized VMs VMM: fixed a bug which prevented reading the saved state of the ‘PATM’ unit from VirtualBox 4.

VirtualBox 5.0 Beta 1 released

VirtualBox 5.0 Beta 1 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. VirtualBox 5.0 Beta 1 changelog Paravirtualization support for Windows and Linux guests to improve time-keeping accuracy and performance Make more instruction set extensions available to the guest when running with hardware-assisted virtualization and nested paging.

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 4.3.22 Build 98236 released

VirtualBox 4.3.22 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 release is a maintenance release and addresses the followings: VMM: refined measurement of TSC frequency on the host, improves timekeeping for guests VMM: decreased CPU load resulting from guest MMIO writes to the virtual APIC VMM: fixed interception of debug exceptions, observed while using the dbx debugger on Solaris guests (VT-x only) GUI: 3D overlay window positioning code improved, fixed potential misplacement of 3D accelerated guest graphics content GUI: fixed accident SSL authentication failures during update check on Windows hosts GUI: never send the “ACPI power” keyboard scancode to the guest, we have the ACPI power button for that GUI: was unable to properly restore seamless mode VM from snapshot/saved-state under some circumstances see change log for full details

Clone a Virtual Machine in VirtualBox

In this post, I will show us how to clone a Windows Server 2008 R2 Virtual Machine using VirtualBox. The version of VirtualBox I am working with is v4.2.10. Steps: – Launch the Oracle VM VirtualBox Manager – Right-Click on the VM you intend to clone and click Clone… – Enter a new name for the clone VM and check the box “Reinitialize the MAC address for all network cards“.