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VirtualBox 6.1 Officially Released with Linux Kernel 5.4 Support, Improvements

Dec 12, 2019, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Marius Nestor)

VirtualBox 6.1 is the first major release in the VirtualBox 6 series of the popular virtualization platform and promises some exciting new features, such as support for the latest and greatest Linux 5.4 kernel series, the ability to import virtual machines from the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, as well as enhanced support for nested virtualization. VirtualBox 6.1 also introduces extended support for exporting VMs to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, allowing users to create multiple virtual machines without re-uploading, as well as to export a VM to the cloud using a more efficient "paravirtialized" variant and specify free-form tags for cloud images. It also improves 3D support and removes older 3D technologies.

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