VirtualBox 6.0 Beta 1 released

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VirtualBox 6.0 Beta 1 released

Postby michael » 22. Oct 2018, 21:04

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. Please concentrate on reporting regressions since VirtualBox 5.2.

VirtualBox 6.0 will be a new major release. Here is an incomplete list of changes:
  • OCI Integration: implemented support for exporting a VM to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure
  • Improvements in GUI design
In addition, the following items were fixed and/or added:
  • Audio: implemented support for attaching / detaching VRDE audio drivers at runtime
  • Guest Control: various new APIs and features were implemented (see SDK documentation for more)
  • Networking: Added a workaround for older guests which do not enable bus mastering for the virtio PCI device
  • many unlisted fixes and improvements
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