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  •  19 Oct 2013 20:26
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    Release Notes: This release adds the tool virt-builder to rapidly and securely create new virtual machines. User-Mode Linux (UML) can now be used as a backend (instead of KVM). virt-resize and virt-sysprep can use URIs to work on remote disks. Bindings have been added for the Go programming language. This release supports the systemd journal, setting qemu caching mode, and ARM (32 bit) and PowerPC 64.

    •  13 Dec 2012 18:42
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      Release Notes: This release adds SVirt for secure containment of guests. It supports disk hotplugging and up to 255 disk images at once. New support for: POSIX ACLs, Linux capabilities, Windows dynamic disks, and Lua bindings. Multiple enhancements to virt-sysprep. Supports rsync to synchronize disk images with the host filesystem (both ways). Dozens of bugfixes.

      •  22 May 2012 16:59
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        Release Notes: virt-sysprep has been rewritten and expanded. virt-sparsify can find more sparseness in Linux guests. virt-make-fs can make btrfs. virt-edit preserves all IDs and file permissions. FUSE is included directly in the core API. Over 30 bugs have been fixed.

        •  28 Oct 2011 14:52
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          Release Notes: New virt-alignment-scan, virt-sparsify, and virt-sysprep tools were added. Virt-resize can now resize Ubuntu guests, and fix alignment issues in Windows and Linux guests. 'guestmount --live' works. Systemtap support was added. Virt-cat now supports Windows drive letters and paths. Erlang bindings were added. 18 bugs have been official fixed, and many more unofficially.

          •  21 Jul 2011 15:09
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            Release Notes: Virt-inspector can now extract OS icons from VMs. Virt-resize can resize guests using btrfs. Guestfish can be used to append to files. Virt-ls supports an easily greppable output format Virt-win-reg supports HKEY_USERS. Java is now a first class supported language. Many incremental improvements throughout the virt tools.

            •  12 Apr 2011 21:16
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              Release Notes: The --live option allows use with live virtual machines. New tools include: virt-copy-in, virt-copy-out, virt-tar-in, and virt-tar-out. Support for Windows drive letter mappings. virt-resize now works with 32-bit machines. You can use virt-inspector on live CDs. The new event API allows you to capture log message events and more. More support for progress notifications for long-running commands. The Java and Ruby bindings have been improved. Inspection has been improved for Windows guests.

              •  19 Dec 2010 18:19
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                Release Notes: This major release adds full support for Debian, Ubuntu, and ArchLinux. More tools including "virt-filesystems" for listing out filesystems and partitions. Command line options have been unified across tools. Support has been added for the guest filesystem graphical browser. There are also plenty of new example programs to learn from, and many bugfixes.

                •  02 Nov 2010 18:32
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                  Release Notes: This is a major new stable release concentrating on performance improvements (in some cases 4-5 times faster). It has a new core inspection API for examining unknown VMs, fast guestfish -i inspection, and fast virt-df. virt-edit supports non-interactive edits. guestfish and guestmount can access libvirt domains directly. There are many new APIs.

                  •  08 Jul 2010 16:44
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                    Release Notes: This is a major update. Guestfish can create prepared disk images. Virt-resize can fully resize many Linux and Windows guests. The FUSE module now has write support. There are dozens of bugfixes.

                    •  13 Apr 2010 22:16
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                      Release Notes: New tools were added: virt-cat, which performs "cat" on files from a VM; virt-edit, which edits files in a VM; virt-resize, which resizes a VM; virt-rescue; and virt-win-reg, which makes Windows Registry changes to a VM. Many new C APIs and multiple bugfixes were added.

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