Virtualbox 5.2Publication date: 22 Dec 2017
Affected Mageia releases : 6
This update provides an update to virtualbox 5.2 branch, currently based on 5.2.2, and adding support for 4.14 series kernels. Notable enhancements in 5.2 series compared to earlier 5.1. * VM export to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Classic (OCI Classic) format * Automatic, unattended guest OS installation for Oracle VM VirtualBox Virtual Machines * Improved Virtual Machine Tools, including a new dynamic interface to manage Virtual Machine configuration and snapshot capabilities * New Global Tools handling - Virtual Media Manager manages media attributes like size, location, type and description - Host Network Manager simplifies managing corresponding networks and their attributes * GUI accessibility - New GUI icons for VirtualBox on all platforms - Enhanced Virtual Machine Selector - Extended audio settings, with the option to enable/disable audio input/output - Snapshot Pane updates allow easier management of snapshot attributes, like name and description * Audio - Device enumeration support for audio backends (optional) - Support for host device callbacks (optional) and further enhancements - HDA emulation now uses asynchronous data processing in separate threads * Storage - Support for CUE/BIN images as CD/DVD media including multiple tracks - Support for the controller memory buffer feature for NVMe For info on the new features and fixes, see the referenced links.