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Boxes 3.9.91

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We are pleased to announce a new release of Boxes.


Changes since 3.9.90:


- Provide an AppData file for GNOME software center.

- Fix regression in launching of VMs from commandline (and therefore from

gnome-shell search results as well) by reverting asynchronous loading of VM


- Switch to client-side decoration in preparation for 3.10 wayland tech demo.

- Baseline align wizard's setup widgets.

- Don't hang on failure to handle a URL.

- Fix the regression of inability to handle local paths in wizard.

- Handle files on locally mounted SMB shares.

- Some important accessibility fixes.

- Fix CTRL+Q and ALT+A handling.

- Provide keyboard accelerator for "New" button.

- Adapt to new UI design for selection mode.

- Drop usage of now deprecated gtk stock items.

- Fix bug in favorites button handling in selection mode.

- Fix build against Automake 1.14.

- Drop usage of Gd.MainToolbar in favor of new Gtk.HeaderBar.

- Work around vala bug#706517.

- Added/updated/fixed translations:

- Brazilian Portuguese

- Czech

- Galician

- Hungarian

- Lithuanian

- Norwegian bokmål

- Polish

- Slovak

- Slovenian

- Spanish


Dependencies changed:


Vala >= 0.21.1

gtk+ >= 3.9


All contributors to this release:


Arnel A. Borja

Aurimas Černius

Balázs Úr

Daniel Mustieles

Dušan Kazik

Enrico Nicoletto

Fran Diéguez

Gursimran singh

Kerrick Staley

Kjartan Maraas

Marek Černocký

Martin Srebotnjak

Matej UrbanÄÂiÄÂ

Piotr Drąg

Yosef Or Boczko

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.


Home page








Source tarball:


sha256 checksum:






Zeeshan Ali (Khattak)

FSF member#5124



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