VirtualBox 6.0 released, with enhanced HiDPI support, new built-in file manager, and more features

Virtual box Released version 6.0 yesterday, with improved HiDPI and zoom support, redesigned user interface (including a new built-in file manager), support for Linux 4.20, VMSVGA 3D graphics device emulation on Linux and Solaris guest virtual machines, etc. Wait.

VirtualBox is x86 and AMD64 / Intel64 virtualization software that can run on Windows, Linux, macOS and Solaris, and supports a large number of guest operating systems, including Windows Linux, Solaris, OpenSolaris, OS / 2 and OpenBSD.
The new major VirtualBox version includes important user interface changes. The new version greatly improves HiDPI and zoom support, including better detection and configuration of each machine. The user interface has also been improved to make it simpler and more powerful applications and virtual machine settings. VirtualBox 6.0 changelog does not specify exactly what was changed, but from a first glance, I can tell you that the old Machine Tools, Global Tools and Snapshots buttons have been deleted, and the virtual machine At the top of the list is a new Tools section, which gives you access to various options, such as importing, exporting, or creating new virtual machines, accessing media and network tools, and some Oracle Cloud Infrastructure options.Oracle Virtualbox Tools redesign

In addition, each virtual machine now has a button that allows users to switch between computer details, snapshots, and logs.
In addition, there is a brand new VirtualBox file manager that can be used to perform operations on the guest file system, while also allowing users to easily copy files between the host and guest computers: VirtualBox file manager

You can open the new VirtualBox file manager from the computer menu (for running virtual machines). This version also includes major updates to 3D graphics support for Windows guests, as well as VMSVGA 3D (VMware SVGA II) graphics device emulation. Linux and Solaris guests. Phoenix SVGA II is mentioned as “mainstream and upstream graphics driver support is provided through the VMware DRM kernel driver and Gallium3D user space.”
Other important changes in VirtualBox 6.0:

  • Support for exporting virtual machines to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure
  • Added support for surround speaker settings (used by Windows 10 Build 1809)
  • Added utility vboximg-mount Access the contents of the guest disk on the host on the Apple host
  • Added support for using Hyper-V as a backup execution core on Windows hosts to avoid running VMs at the cost of reduced performance
  • Video and audio recording can now be enabled separately
  • Linux host: support Linux 4.20
  • Linux guest: VMSVGA support in Linux and X11 add-ons
  • MacOS Guest Additions: Initial support
  • OS / 2 guest addition: initial shared folder support

The full change log can be found at VirtualBox website.

Download VirtualBox

The VirtualBox download page provides the latest VirtualBox 6.0 for Windows, macOS, Linux and Solaris. There are Linux packages and repositories for Ubuntu, Debian, openSUSE, Fedora, Oracle Linux, Red Hat Enterprise Linux and CentOS 7.
If you have VirtualBox database Once enabled on your system, all you need to do is install virtualbox-6.0 Package to get the latest version.

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