Oracle VM VirtualBox 4.0 Finally Unveiled

“Oracle VM VirtualBox 4.0 is the third major product release in just over a year, and adds to the many new product releases across the Oracle Virtualization product line, illustrating the investment and importance that Oracle places on providing a comprehensive desktop to datacenter virtualization solution,” said Wim Coekaerts, senior vice president, Linux and Virtualization Engineering, Oracle. “With an improved user interface and added virtual hardware support, customers will find Oracle VM VirtualBox 4.0 provides a richer user experience.” Continue reading

VirtualBox Team on a Roll! 4.0.0 Beta 4 Released

A couple of days after Beta 3 was released, the VirtualBox Development Team released Beta 4 of the much awaited VirtualBox 4.0.0. Included in this release are a few added features with mostly bug fixes: […]The following items were added/fixed since VirtualBox 4.0.0 Beta 3: Audio: fixed memory corruption under certain circumstances 3D support: fixed OpenGL support for Windows 2000 guests Settings: modifying VM session could lose disk attachments (4.0 Beta 3 regression) OVA: fixed crash during import GUI: better OS type string matching GUI: fixed redraw problem on X11 guests with multiple monitors attached (Mac OS X hosts only) GUI: … Continue reading

VirtualBox 4.0.0 Beta 3 Available for Download

Probably the best open-source virtualization software available in the market now, VirtualBox by Oracle Corporation, has just released its third beta version for its upcoming major release, version 4.0. The version 4.0 boasts its new Extension pack mechanisms that allows 3rd party developers and Oracle to add more functionalities to VirtualBox. Think of that mechanism as a sort of a plugin. A few bug fixes were included in the Beta 3, according to the virtualbox forums: This is the third beta of the upcoming 4.0 release. The following items were added/fixed since VirtualBox 4.0.0 Beta 2: Solaris hosts: another fix for … Continue reading