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VirtualBox is an easy and elegant solution for those who want to control a computer from another computer.
VirtualBox offers virtualize your operating system (OS) guests on a host machine. Called hypervisor, the application supports Windows OS X, Linux, Mac, Solaris, FreeBSD, etc.. as host, Mac OS X missing the call as a guest.
It also includes a remote access via HTTP protocol, convenient for demonstrations on a clean system.Â The ability to manage multiple states of the system is particularly interesting and its interface is very simple.
Virtualization solutions allow installing an operating system on a virtual machine using the resources of the host PC , thus enjoying very good performance. In the genre, several solutions are known for their ease of use, such as VMware Workstation , Parallels Desktop or Microsoft Virtual PC 2007 SP1.
A virtual machine is a useful way to use two operating systems simultaneously and harmless to the host computer. There is the possibility to install Linux on a virtual machine on Windows and vice versa .
This is a maintenance release. The following items were fixed and/or added:
Virtualization core: support Shanghai/Zhaoxin CPUs.
User interface: handle command line arguments to VirtualBox correctly.
User interface: improvements to machine manager window, virtual optical disk creator, storage selector window and log viewer window.
User interface: various small fixes and improvements.
Audio: implemented time scheduling for the AC'97 device emulation to keep audio and video in sync.
Graphics: basic support for VMSVGA graphics device in virtual machines using EFI.
Network: fix occasional NATNet crashes.
Network: worked around problems in certain PCnet drivers on old operating systems.
Serial: fixed connecting to pseudo terminals on POSIX hosts (6.0.0 regression).
Linux hosts and guests: fix for building kernel modules against Linux 5.0.