VirtualBox 2.2.2

Software. April 28, 2009 by CONFiG.
VirtualBox 2.2.2
VirtualBox 2.2.2 | 63 MB

Apr 28, 2009 VirtualBox 2.2.2 released!
Sun today released VirtualBox 2.2.2, a maintenance release of VirtualBox 2.2 which improves stability and performance. See the ChangeLog for a list of changes since VirtualBox 2.2.0.

VirtualBox is a family of powerful x86 virtualization products for enterprise as well as home use. Not only is VirtualBox an extremely feature rich, high performance product for enterprise customers, it is also the only professional solution that is freely available as Open Source Software under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL). See "About VirtualBox" for an introduction.

Presently, VirtualBox runs on Windows, Linux, Macintosh and OpenSolaris hosts and supports a large number of guest operating systems including but not limited to Windows (NT 4.0, 2000, XP, Server 2003, Vista), DOS/Windows 3.x, Linux (2.4 and 2.6), Solaris and OpenSolaris, and OpenBSD.

VirtualBox is being actively developed with frequent releases and has an ever growing list of features, supported guest operating systems and platforms it runs on. VirtualBox is a community effort backed by a dedicated company: everyone is encouraged to contribute while Sun ensures the product always meets professional quality criteria.

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VirtualBox 2.2.2 (released 2009-04-27)

This is a maintenance release. The following items were fixed and/or added:

* Host and guest clipboard: fixed a number of issues affecting hosts and guests running the X window system.
* Guest Additions: make sure the virtual mouse autodetection works on first reboot after installing the Additions on X.Org server 1.5 and later.
* Guest Additions: properly report process identity number of running services
* Guest Additions: clean up properly if the X Window server terminates
* Linux Additions: fixed installation path for OpenGL libraries in some 64-bit guests (bug #3693)
* Solaris Additions: fixed installation to work when X.Org is not installed on the guest
* Solaris Additions: fixed a bug that could panic the guest when unmounting a busy shared folder
* Windows Additions: fixed mouse pointer integration of some Windows guests (2.2.0 regression, bug #3734)
* Windows Additions: fixed installation on Windows Server 2008 Core (bug #2628)
* Main: do not try to use older versions of D-Bus (Linux hosts only, bug #3732)
* VMM: fixed out-of-memory conditions on Windows hosts (bug #3657)
* VMM: fixed occasional hangs when attaching USB devices during VM startup (2.2.0 regression; bugs #3787)
* VMM: fixed guru meditation related to memory management (software virtualization only)
* Virtual disks: fix possible data corruption when writing to diff images, incorrect detection of redundant writes
* GUI: reworked network settings dialog
* GUI: properly show the detailed settings dialog of NAT networks (bug #3702)
* GUI: HostKey could not be changed (2.2.0 regression, bug #3689)
* GUI: fixed memory textfield size (Windows hosts only; bug #3679)
* GUI: fixed crash when selecting a shared folder path (Windows hosts only; bugs #3694, #3751, #3756)
* VBoxManage modifyhd --compact: implemented again for VDI files, and now supports relative paths (bug #2180, #2833)
* VBoxManage snapshot discard: made it work again (2.1.0 regression; bug #3714)
* NAT: on some Windows host, the guest didn’t receive a DHCP lease (bug #3655)
* NAT: fixed release assertion during poll() (bug #3667)
* Clipboard: fixed random crahes (X11 hosts only, bug #3723)
* Shared Folders: fixed incorrect permissions for Solaris guests
* Shared Folders: fixed wrong file sizes with Solaris guests
* CBindings: fixed possible memory leak while releasing the IVirtualBox and ISession Objects
* Solaris hosts: fixed host-only network interface incompatibility with nwam/dhcpagent (bug #3754)
* Windows installer: fixed several install and uninstall issues (bugs #3659, #3686, #1730, #3711, #3373, #3382, #3701, #3685, #3710)
* Mac OS X hosts: preliminary support for Snow Leopard

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