6.1.8 / 16-05-2020

VirtualBox

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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:

  • GUI: Fix several layout and mouse position handling bugs with soft keyboard

  • GUI: Fixed crash on last VM removed (6.1.4 regression; bug #19568, #19525, #19506, #19490, #19481, #19397)

  • GUI and API: Allow renaming VMs which are in saved state

  • Serial: Fixed slow guest output when using the TCP server mode without anyone being connected

  • Guest Additions: Restored 'VBoxClient--checkhostversion' functionality (6.1.0 regression; bug #19470)

  • Guest Additions: Fixed resizing and multi monitor handling for X11 guests. (6.1.0 regression; bug #19496)

  • Guest Additions: Build problems fix with Oracle Linux 8.2 (Red Hat compatible kernel) / Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.2 / CentOS 8.2 (bug #19391)

  • Guest Control/VBoxManage: Fixed handling of multiple environment variables supplied to 'VBoxManage guestcontrol VM run' (6.1.6/6.0.20 regression; bug #19518)

  • Guest Control: Implemented support for long(er) command lines

  • Guest Control: Various stability improvements