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VirtualBox 5.0.12 est disponible ! Quelques corrections de bugs sont à l’ordre du jour.

Oracle vient de mettre à disposition des internautes la nouvelle version de maintenance de VirtualBox 5.0 et à l’ordre jour de nombreuses corrections.

VirtualBox 5.0.12 et la 6e version de maintenance de la série 5.0 de VBox, elle apporte quelques améliorations niveau interface, plusieurs correctifs audio et xHCI. Je vous expose la liste complète des corrections et nouveautés apportées à cette 6e version de maintenance:

  • GUI: fixed wrong scrolling behaviour in the VM selector window when a VM item is dragged out of the chooser-pane area
  • GUI: fixed the validation of IPv6 port-forwarding rules
  • GUI: suppress the first-run wizard if a CD/DVD medium is inserted using the selector UI
  • GUI: fixed the Ctrl+Break key sequence scan codes (bug #14927)
  • GUI: improved handling of text selection mouse pointer (bug #750)
  • Host services: fixed a crash during VM shutdown under rare conditions (5.0.6 regression; bug #14841)
  • Shared folders: fixed a sharing violation if a file is opened to check the attributes (Windows hosts only; bug #14450)
  • Webcam: passthrough fix for certain devices (Mac OS X hosts only)
  • XHCI: fixed broken emulation if software virtualization is used
  • XHCI: several fixes
  • 3D: fixed state handling under certain conditions (bug #13487)
  • Audio: several fixes
  • BIOS: added LBA64 support for being able to boot from huge hard disks (bug #7415)
  • EFI: fix for Windows 10 guests
  • ExtPack: before installing an Extension Pack check if there are VMs running to prevent file system locking issues
  • rdesktop-vrdp: source code tarball fixes
  • Windows hosts: fixed hang when using VBoxAuthSimple library for VRDP external authentication (bug #14931)
  • Windows hosts: fixed a regression which prevented it to attach to a physical network adapter having TCP/IP disabled (bug #14578)
  • Windows hosts: fixed a regression which caused multi-port adapters to be shown as a single adapter (bugs #14558, #14622)
  • Windows hosts: fixed a regression which caused created host-only adapters to not appear in the list (bug #14437)
  • Windows hosts: fixed host-only adapter creation issues related to Windows 10 (bugs #14040, #14545)
  • Linux hosts: .desktop file compatibility issue (bug #14808)
  • Linux hosts / guests: fixes for RHEL 7.2 (bug #14866)
  • The command for recompiling the host kernel modules was changed again, to /sbin/rcvboxdrv setup (bug #14723)
  • Linux hosts: some fixes for PCI passthrough (still highly experimental)
  • Linux/Mac OS X hosts: fixed a VM hang during startup under certain circumstances (bug #14933)
  • Solaris hosts: added Python 2.7 bindings
  • Mac OS X hosts: fixed a possible crash when the default input or output audio device changes
  • Mac OS X hosts: fixed a panic under certain conditions
  • Linux Additions: prevent the compiler from doing dead-code elemination on vital code in guest / host communication (bug #14497)
  • Linux Additions: when mounting a shared folder, explicitly pass the share name so that /proc/mounts contains this name instead of ‘none’
  • Linux Additions: workaround for a systemd problem in conjunction with SELinux which prevented to properly enable the ‘vboxadd’ service during while upgrading the Additions

 

Installer VirtualBox 5.0.12 sur Ubuntu et dérivés !

Pour installer VirtualBox 5.0.12 sur Ubuntu et dérivés, il vous suffit de récupérer les binaires depuis cette page. Pour ceux qui ont installés la précédente version, vous avez déjà surement reçu la notification de la mise à niveau via le gestionnaire des mises à jour.

Mise à niveau VBox

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