Oracle launched at present VirtualBox 7.0.4 because the second upkeep replace to the newest and biggest VirtualBox 7.0 collection for this open-source, cross-platform, and free virtualization software program.
VirtualBox 7.0.4 comes solely a month after VirtualBox 7.0.2, which added preliminary assist for the upcoming Linux 6.1 kernel collection, and introduces preliminary assist for the kernel variations used within the not too long ago launched Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.7, AlmaLinux 8.7, Pink Hat Enterprise Linux 9.2, CentOS Stream 9, and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP4 working techniques.
The Linux Visitor Additions have additionally been up to date to repair the rebuild habits of kernel modules on system shutdown and to repair progress indication throughout automated set up of Linux Visitor Additions. On prime of that, the brand new VirtualBox launch provides common enhancements in startup scripts for each Linux hosts and friends.
Amongst different noteworthy modifications, VirtualBox 7.0.4 provides nested paging assist for nested virtualization for Intel hosts, provides extra informative file operations within the Visitor Management file supervisor, provides an choice to the worldwide settings (the Show web page) to permit customers to resize the consumer interface font, and provides a brand new menu merchandise to the Gadgets menu to optionally improve the visitor additions.
This launch additionally restores the enter pointing gadget habits in multi-monitor VM configurations and fixes varied bugs like a regression within the new VM wizard that deleted chosen digital disks when the wizard was canceled, a hold when shutting down a VM that makes use of the virtio SCSI controller, I/O errors with the VirtioSCSI controller when the host I/O cache was enabled, in addition to path dealing with points in Visitor Management.
Additionally mounted is a regression within the
createmedium disk --variant RawDisk command that resulted in an invalid .vmdk file, detection of the virtio SCSI controller by the EFI firmware, a bug within the virtio-net driver included in FreeBSD 12.3 or earlier that rendered the gadget non-functional, a few points affecting macOS 10.15 (Catalina) and Home windows hosts, and another bugs within the Visitor Management file supervisor.
For extra particulars, take a look at the total changelog. In the meantime, you possibly can obtain VirtualBox 7.0.4 proper now from the official website on your GNU/Linux distribution or as a common binary for any distro. Don’t overlook to additionally obtain the Oracle VM VirtualBox Extension Pack after updating VirtualBox to the brand new model.
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