Virtualization News Archives
VirtualBox 5.0 Beta 3 Released

The third beta to VirtualBox 5.0 is now available. VirtualBox 5.0 is a big step forward to Oracle's virtualization software and adds PV support to Windows/Linux guests, XHCI controller support for USB 3.0 devices, bi-directional drag-and-drop to guests, and more.

7 May 2015 - VirtualBox 5.0 - 3 Comments
QEMU 2.3 Officially Released

QEMU 2.3 was officially released today as the latest major release for this important component to the open-source Linux virtualization stack.

27 April 2015 - QEMU 2.3.0 - 6 Comments
QEMU 2.3.0-rc2 Released

For users of QEMU as part of their Linux virtualization that wish to test out the very latest features, the QEMU 2.3-rc2 development release is now available.

4 April 2015 - QEMU 2.3 - 11 Comments
KVM Brings Some Improvements To Linux 3.20

Paolo Bonzini has sent in the KVM pull request for the Linux 3.20 kernel and it includes some interesting changes and features for this important piece of the open-source Linux virtualization stack.

13 February 2015 - Linux 3.20 KVM - 1 Comment
Does VirtualBox VM Have Much A Future Left?

It's been a long time since last hearing of any major innovations or improvements to VirtualBox, the VM software managed by Oracle since their acquisition of Sun Microsystems. Is there any hope left for a revitalized VirtualBox?

30 January 2015 - Oracle VirtualBox - 118 Comments
VMWare X.Org Driver Updated To v13.1

It's been a while since VMware last put down an updated xf86-video-vmware DDX driver update for use with their virtualization software. That changed, however, with today marking the release of xf86-video-vmware 13.1.0.

19 January 2015 - xf86-video-vmware 13.1 - Add A Comment
QEMU 2.2 Released With Its Many Changes

Today is certainly a very exciting day for nearly all Linux users as covered in the Phoronix articles today. The latest good news is for server and virtualization users with the release of the slightly delayed QEMU 2.2.

9 December 2014 - QEMU 2.2 - Add A Comment
Intel GVT-g GPU Virtualization Moves Closer

For months we have been talking about Intel XenGT as mediated graphics pass-through support so virtual machines can access Intel Haswell HD Graphics GPUs from the host under Linux and the GPU shared directly with the VMs running on the system. This work is finally closer to being realized to end-users with the code working towards being mainlined.

23 October 2014 - XenGT - 17 Comments

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