6.0.14 / 16-10-2019

VirtualBox

VirtualBox is a powerful x86 and AMD64/Intel64 virtualization product for enterprise as well as home use. It's quite feature rich, high performance yet is freely available as an Open Source Software.


Presently, it runs on Windows, Linux, Macintosh, and Solaris hosts and supports a large number of guest operating systems including but not limited to Windows (NT 4.0+, DOS/Windows 3.x, Linux (2.4, 2.6, 3.x and 4.x), Solaris and OpenSolaris, OS/2, and OpenBSD.

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Most Recent Changes

This is a maintenance release. The following items were fixed and/or added:

  • Virtualization core: fixed an invalid-guest state guru meditation in some rare circumstances on Intel hosts
  • Virtualization core: some fixes for systems with lots of processors
  • Audio: relaxed VRM / VRA (variable rate audio) bit checks to provide more compatibility for guests running ALSA setups with the AC'97 emulation
  • USB: made device capturing for passthrough more accurate and reliable on Windows host
  • Network: fixed potential issue with interrupt signalling for network adapters in UEFI guests
  • 3D: fixed flicker and redraw issues when using VBoxSVGA or VMSVGA graphics adapter (bugs #18562, #18956)
  • 3D: fixed crash with some applications when using VBoxSVGA or VMSVGA graphics adapter (bug #18638)
  • macOS host: fix crash of GUI VM process which showed up frequently with 10.15 Catalina (bug #18990)
  • Linux host: support Linux 5.3, thank you Larry Finger (see also bug #18911)
  • Linux host: improve python version detection during rpm package creation, can change package dependencies and fix some installation problems
  • Linux guests: calls to aio_read(3) and aio_write(3) may fail inside shared folders (bug #18805)
  • Linux guests: fix problem with shared folder unmounting in service script, thank you Denis Ryndine (bug #18853)
  • Linux guests: VBox 6.0.10 GAs fail to compile on Red Hat/CentOS/Oracle Linux 7.7 and Red Hat 8.1 Beta (bug #18917)