VirtualBox 4.3.28 released, How to Upgrade

The 28th bug-fixes release of VirtualBox 4.3 series has been released recently with rdesktop (RPD client) and some crash issues fixed. For Linux users, VirtualBox 4.3.28 fixed a crash on restoring the VM state on X11 hosts, crash on Linux guest shutdown, host crashes on Linux 3.19 and newer (activated SMAP), and solved the compile… Continue reading VirtualBox 4.3.28 released, How to Upgrade

VirtualBox 4.3.24 Fixed Kernel 4.0 issue for Linux Guest Additions

Oracle announced the 4.3.24 release of VirtualBox this Monday which improves stability and fixes regressions. For Linux users, VirtualBox 4.3.24 fixes the Kernel 4.0 building issue for guest additions and virtual screens deactivation problem. Below is the full change log: VMM: emulation fix for the ENTER instruction under certain conditions; fixes Solaris 10 guests (VT-x… Continue reading VirtualBox 4.3.24 Fixed Kernel 4.0 issue for Linux Guest Additions

VirtualBox 4.3.22 Fixed Kernel 3.19 issue for Linux Guests

Oracle has released a new maintenance release for VirtualBox 4.3 series. For Linux Guests, X.Org server 1.17 now is supported, guest additions do not build with 3.19 kernel issue is fixed. Full changes in VirtualBox 4.3.22: VMM: refined measurement of TSC frequency on the host, improves timekeeping for guests VMM: decreased CPU load resulting from… Continue reading VirtualBox 4.3.22 Fixed Kernel 3.19 issue for Linux Guests

Official Virtualbox Repository Added Ubuntu 14.10 Support

Oracle finally made the Virtualbox binary packages for Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic available in its official Linux repository. Which means running regular system updates via Software Updater will keep your Virtualbox release always up-to-date. While Ubuntu 14.10 repositories provide the Virtualbox 4.3.18, the latest has reached the version 4.3.20. For the changelog, see the web page.… Continue reading Official Virtualbox Repository Added Ubuntu 14.10 Support

Virtualbox 4.3.20 Released, How to Upgrade in Ubuntu 14.04

Oracle recently announced the VirtualBox 4.3.20, a maintenance release of VirtualBox 4.3 which improves stability and fixes regressions. For Linux, the new release fixed the Linux Kernel 3.18 compile issue and some full screen mode issues on X11 hosts. For the detailed changes, please see the official changelog page. How to Install / Upgrade to… Continue reading Virtualbox 4.3.20 Released, How to Upgrade in Ubuntu 14.04