Oracle VirtualBox 6.1.10 Released With Kernel 5.7 Support

Oracle Virtualbox 6.1.10 was released as the fifth maintenance release of the 6.1 series.

Virtualbox 6.1.10 supports kernel 5.7 on Linux hosts and guests. Other changes are:

  • Fixed a crash when using Qt in an Xwayland session
  • Fixed mouse pointer does not work properly in Windows guests when scaling is turned on.
  • Fixed a crash in “VBoxManage internal commands repair hd” when handling invalid input
  • Disable audio input and output by default on new VMs
  • Fixed Wayland guest resizing and multi-monitor handling.
  • Fixed VBoxClient error: Parent session seems to be non-X11.

How to install VirtualBox 6.1.10 on Ubuntu:

Official .deb The package can be downloaded from the link below.

Download VirtualBox

If you have already added the Oracle apt repository for Linux, install the update via Software Updater.

Or run the following commands one at a time to add the apt repository:

1. Open a terminal (Ctrl + Alt + T) and paste and run the following command to add the repository.

sudo sh -c 'echo "deb [arch=amd64] https://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian $(lsb_release -sc) contrib" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/virtualbox.list'

For Linux Mint, it needs to be replaced $(lsb_release -sc) By command bionic For Mint 19.x, or xenial For Mint 18.x.

Oracle VirtualBox 6.1.10 Released With Kernel 5.7 Support

2. Then use the command to download and install the repository key.

wget -q https://www.virtualbox.org/download/oracle_vbox_2016.asc -O- | sudo apt-key add -

Oracle VirtualBox 6.1.10 Released With Kernel 5.7 Support

3. Update the system package cache with the command.

sudo apt update

4. Finally install Virtualbox 6.1.

sudo apt install virtualbox-6.1

Uninstall:

To remove it, run the command in terminal:

sudo apt remove --autoremove virtualbox-6.1

Then go to Software & Updates -> Other Software and delete the apt repository.

Oracle VirtualBox 6.1.10 Released With Kernel 5.7 Support

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