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Boxes 3.8.2

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Boxes 3.8.2 is now available. Changes since


- Fix underline char in "Done" selection button.

- Avoid showing weird errors when user is entering URI in wizard.

- Correct size of 'read-only' toggle in VNC box properties.

- Fix a regression that disables Boxes from connecting to the same box more

than once.

- Tone down hologram effect in Boxes icon not to appear broken.

- Correctly set timezone configuration on new VMs. This combined with libosinfo

release (0.2.7), fixes Fedora 19 express installation.

- Work around the issue of dialog being blank after first usage (bug#699376).

- Activation of text entries in wizard's setup page now behave as expected.

- Added/updated/fixed translations:

- Japanese


All contributors to this release:


Christophe Fergeau

Gursimran singh

Jakub Steiner

OKANO Takayoshi

Zeeshan Ali (Khattak)



What is Boxes?



A simple GNOME 3 application to access remote or virtual systems.





* View, access, and use:

* remote machines

* remote virtual machines

* local virtual machines

* When technology permits, set up access for applications on local

virtual machines

* View, access, and use virtual machines on removable media

* View, access, and use shared connection / machines

* Share connections?

* Upload / publish virtual machines

* Select favorites

* Search for connections





* Enterprise system management / administration

* Asset management

* Software distribution

* Automation


Use Cases



* Connect to a local virtual machine for testing.

* Connecting to a work machine from home.

* Connect to a work machine over a low quality cellular network.


Homage page








Tarball: http://download.gnome.org/sources/gnome-boxes/3.8/gnome-boxes-3.8.2.tar.xz

sha256 checksum:






Zeeshan Ali (Khattak)

FSF member#5124



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