VirtualBox 5.0 Beta 4 released

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VirtualBox 5.0 Beta 4 released

Postby frank » 18. May 2015, 19:56

Please do NOT use this VirtualBox Beta release on production machines. A VirtualBox Beta release should be considered a bleeding-edge release meant for early evaluation and testing purposes.

You can download the binaries here. Please use sha256sum to compare the hash of the downloaded package with the corresponding hash from this list.

Please do NOT open bug reports at but use our VirtualBox Beta Feedback forum to report any problems with the Beta release. Please concentrate on reporting regressions since VirtualBox 4.3.26.

VirtualBox 5.0 will be a new major release. Here is an incomplete list of changes since VirtualBox 5.0 Beta 3:
  • VMM: some XSAVE fixes (e.g. here)
  • GUI: hot-plugging support for USB storage controller.
  • GUI: fixed icons for savestate/restorestate and some of icons for HiDPI aware Win/X11 hosts.
  • NAT: don't kill UDP bindings on ICMP errors (bug #13475)
  • Drag and drop: various bugfixes for Linux hosts and guests
  • Encryption: fixed cloning VMs
  • Audio: Fixed volume control for mono streams
  • Audio/SB16: Fixed loss of output after loading saved state.
  • USB3: fixed attaching multiple emulated disks to the xHCI controller
  • 3D: fixed a crash on restoring the VM state (bug #12737)
  • Snapshots: fixed Beta 3 regression
  • VBoxManage: fixed reading the partition table on Windows
  • iSCSI: fixed a hang during power off if the initiator connects to the target over the internal network
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