VirtualBox 2.0.0 EN

VirtualBox 2.0.0 available for Mandriva Linux 2008.1 & 2007.1

The new version of one of the most famous emulator software avilable for several platforms.

Please, note that these packages haven’t been tested yet, so we ask to the people that want to test them to give us feedback about the good working of these packages.

Web Site: http://www.virtualbox.org/

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Changelog:

  • 64 bits guest support (64 bits host only)
  • New native Leopard user interface on Mac OS X hosts
  • The GUI was converted from Qt3 to Qt4 with many visual improvements
  • New-version notifier
  • Guest property information interface
  • Host Interface Networking on Mac OS X hosts
  • New Host Interface Networking on Solaris hosts
  • Support for Nested Paging on modern AMD CPUs (major performance gain)
  • Framework for collecting performance and resource usage data (metrics)
  • Added SATA asynchronous IO (NCQ: Native Command Queuing) when accessing
  • etc..

As you’ll probably note, the main features of this new version is the switch to QT4 and the support to Guest and Host for 64bit (su computer che supportano quel tipo di architettura).

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Complete guide (PDF):
http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/2.0.0/UserManual.pdf

if you need other packages you can find them here:
http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/2.0.0/VBoxGuestAdditions_2.0.0.iso

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Screenshots:

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This is the list of RPMs of the program (arch i686):

virtualbox-2.0.0-1.1mib2008.1.i686.rpm
dkms-virtualbox-2.0.0-1.1mib2008.1.i686.rpm
virtualbox-guest-additions-2.0.0-1.1mib2008.1.i686.rpm
dkms-vboxadd-2.0.0-1.1mib2008.1.i686.rpm
dkms-vboxvfs-2.0.0-1.1mib2008.1.i686.rpm
x11-driver-input-vboxmouse-2.0.0-1.1mib2008.1.i686.rpm
x11-driver-video-vboxvideo-2.0.0-1.1mib2008.1.i686.rpm

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This is the list of RPMs of the program for 2007.1:

http:///mib.pianetalinux.org/2007.1/i686/virtualbox-2.0.0-1.1mib2007.1.i686.rpm
http:///mib.pianetalinux.org/2007.1/i686/dkms-virtualbox-2.0.0-1.2mib2007.1.i686.rpm
http:///mib.pianetalinux.org/2007.1/i686/virtualbox-guest-additions-2.0.0-1.2mib2007.1.i686.rpm
http:///mib.pianetalinux.org/2007.1/i686/dkms-vboxadd-2.0.0-1.2mib2007.1.i686.rpm
http:///mib.pianetalinux.org/2007.1/i686/dkms-vboxvfs-2.0.0-1.2mib2007.1.i686.rpm
http:///mib.pianetalinux.org/2007.1/i686/x11-driver-input-vboxmouse-2.0.0-1.2mib2007.1.i686.rpm
http:///mib.pianetalinux.org/2007.1/i686/x11-driver-video-vboxvideo-2.0.0-1.2mib2007.1.i686.rpm

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Porting and packages prepared by NicCo, grissino e symbianflo

Page translated by Marcello Anni (killer1987)

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5 Responses to “VirtualBox 2.0.0 EN”


  1. 1 odites

    Funziona perfettamente anche se devo dire che alle prime non mi prendeva il mouse, ma questo sarà sicuramente colpa mia visto che ascoltavo la musica e parlavo al telefono contemporaneamente!! :-P

  2. 2 Little Shadow

    Installata versione 2008.1 i686; si avvia solo come root e non come utente normale.
    Ciao

  3. 3 killer1987

    i’ve translated the page. if you find any error just let me know. Bye

    Marcello

  4. 4 Little Shadow

    Tutto risolto con la nuova versione.
    Ciao

  5. 5 Antonio Doldo

    Ho trovato googlando qui il link (che non mi ricordavo) per l’ISO della 2.0 :) ho visto che fai riferimento alle mie schermate… forse dovresti citare la fonte ;)
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