GNOME Boxes Changelog

New in version 3.14.2

November 12th, 2014
  • Remove redundant revealer from snapshots view.
  • Fix a potential crash on snapshot deletion.
  • Print a more descriptive warning on failing to rename a snapshot.
  • Report ovirt support in configure summary.

New in version 3.14.1.2 (October 28th, 2014)

  • Fix crash on launching a VNC box.
  • Fix exit of wizard when going back from customization screen.
  • Don't start the VM after reverting to a snapshot unless it was running in foreground before the reversion operation.
  • Always show "Reverting to SNAPSHOT_NAME" message when reverting as we can never be sure about the speed of the operation.
  • Fix the the issue of pause button still being available to user when a selected box(es) is already being paused and Boxes leading into interesting scenerios if user clicks on the button.
  • Fix the issue of change of box name from toolbar title not getting saved.
  • Fix cancellation of media setup and therefore wizard jumping to setup page even after user has cancelled creation of corresponding VM.
  • Continue wizard to next step on user hitting 'Enter' in URL entry.
  • Correctly handle HTTP(S) redirection.
  • Remove a now redundant work around.
  • Added/updated/fixed translations: Arabic

New in version 3.14.1.1 (October 15th, 2014)

  • Fix express installation for Microsoft Windows.
  • Fix handling of downloads of unknown size.

New in version 3.14.1 (October 13th, 2014)

  • Documentation improvements.
  • Fix gnome-shell search provider by updating .desktop ID.
  • Add padding to left and right of display header bar.
  • Fix handling of remote non-ISO (import) images.
  • Update CPU model also for boxes created through old Boxes on startup.
  • Replace user interface with bridge in existing domains on startup.
  • Fix download of logo files by direct use of actual HTTPS URLs as redirection is currently not handled by Boxes.
  • Added/updated/fixed translations:
  • Chinese (Taiwan)
  • French
  • Hindi
  • Italian
  • Latvian
  • Telugu
  • Dependencies changed:
  • Explicitly require libosinfo >= 0.2.11

New in version 3.14.0 (September 23rd, 2014)

  • Documentation improvements
  • Translation updates:
  • Bengali (India)
  • Chinese
  • Czech
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi
  • Korean
  • Marathi
  • Punjabi
  • Serbian
  • Spanish
  • Swedish
  • Ukrainian

New in version 3.14 RC1 (September 16th, 2014)

  • Remove custom code for RTL back icon as gtk+ takes care of that for us now.
  • Fix hang on editting of box name.
  • Drop some redunant color hardcoding from theme.
  • Don't show snapshots option for machines that can't handle snapshots.
  • Don't show snapshots option for machines under installation.
  • Update CPU model for existing/old machines that were created by Boxes.
  • Make empty boxes image more visible.
  • Fix alignment of a empty boxes description label.
  • Fix Boxes ending up in weird states on hitting back button.
  • Close secondary window automatically if its machine
  • stops running.
  • is deleted.
  • Update screenshot on machine disconnection.
  • Fix checkboxes in selection mode by use of latest libgd.
  • Make D-Bus autolaunch work.
  • User help:
  • Add page about keyboard shortcuts.
  • Add page about gnome-continuous images.
  • Add page about snapshots.
  • Add pages about various options in properties view.
  • Updates/cleanups.
  • Added/updated/fixed translations:
  • Catalan
  • Catalan (Valencian)
  • Czech
  • Finnish
  • French
  • Galician
  • German
  • Greek
  • Hebrew
  • Hungarian
  • Indonesian
  • Kannada
  • Korean
  • Lithuanian
  • Norwegian bokmÃ¥l
  • Polish
  • Russian
  • Slovak
  • Spanish
  • Tamil
  • Dependencies changed:
  • Require gtk+ >= 3.13.2

New in version 3.14 Beta 2 (September 2nd, 2014)

  • Add ability to create, delete, rename and revert to VM snapshots.
  • Don't ignore CDROM devices.
  • Fix build against '-Wl,--as-needed' linker flags.
  • Better error message on failure to start a VM.
  • Fix a a regression that broke showing of 'empty boxes' UI.
  • Alignment fixes.
  • Added/updated/fixed translations:
  • Assamese
  • Brazilian Portuguese
  • Chinese (Taiwan)
  • Czech
  • French
  • Greek
  • Hebrew
  • Japanese
  • Norwegian bokmÃ¥l
  • Spanish
  • Traditional Chinese (Hong Kong and Taiwan)

New in version 3.14 Beta 1 (August 21st, 2014)

  • Allow running boxes in their own seperate windows.
  • Handle initrd script injection method and therefore support for Debian express installation through libosinfo >= 0.2.11.
  • Introduce media downloading feature. You can now enter an HTTP(S) URL to a remote media in wizard and Boxes will download it for you.
  • Allow editting the machine's name through the title in properties view.
  • More keyboard shortcuts:
  • Ctrl+N for launching wizard.
  • Ctrl+F for launching search.
  • If internet connection is required for express installation by an OS:
  • ensure it is available before allowing to start express installation.
  • Inform user of this requirement.
  • Replace hardcoded colors and background images with theme colors.
  • Menu button in selection mode disappeared recently due to a gtk+ bug, lets bring it back using a simple work around.
  • Fix support for non-kvm hosts.
  • Ensure minimum storage for an OS is actually known before using that information.
  • Improved maximum disk capacity calculation.
  • Warn on not enough space on the host to inscrease maximum disk size of VMs.
  • More information in DOAP file
  • module category
  • programming language
  • Added/updated/fixed translations:
  • Assamese
  • Basque
  • Brazilian Portuguese
  • Catalan
  • Catalan (Valencian)
  • Greek
  • Japanese
  • Lithuanian
  • Spanish
  • Dependencies changed:
  • libvirt-gconfig >= 0.1.9
  • libarchive 3
  • Drop runtime depdendency on iso-read command.

New in version 3.13.4 (July 21st, 2014)

  • Don't reveal fullscreen topbar on pointer over edges to not interfere with user trying to reach WM decorations or apply edge gestures (as used in many modern operating systems) in the guest.
  • Don't show WM decorations in fullscreen. This is especially ugly in classic-mode where we have 3 buttons.
  • Drop weird and buggy custom thumbnail hilighting and enable it from gtk+ through latest libgd.
  • Fix max storage capacity going lower than min storage capacity.
  • Add F1 shortcut for help.
  • Allow selecting file from remote shares (for real this time).
  • Drop usage of deprecated APIs.
  • Added/updated/fixed translations:
  • Russian
  • Galician
  • Norwegian bokmal
  • Greek