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Posted 05 September 2013 - 09:42 PM

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 Urbančič
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.

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