ANNOUNCE: virt-viewer 6.0 release

Posted: August 15th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Fedora, libvirt, Virt Tools | Tags: , | No Comments »

I am happy to announce a new bugfix release of virt-viewer 6.0 (gpg), including experimental Windows installers for Win x86 MSI (gpg) and Win x64 MSI (gpg). The virsh and virt-viewer binaries in the Windows builds should now successfully connect to libvirtd, following fixes to libvirt’s mingw port.

Signatures are created with key DAF3 A6FD B26B 6291 2D0E 8E3F BE86 EBB4 1510 4FDF (4096R)

All historical releases are available from:

http://virt-manager.org/download/

Changes in this release include:

  • Mention use of ssh-agent in man page
  • Display connection issue warnings in main window
  • Switch to GTask API
  • Add support changing CD ISO with oVirt foreign menu
  • Update various outdated links in README
  • Avoid printing password in debug logs
  • Pass hostname to authentication dialog
  • Fix example URLs in man page
  • Add args to virt-viewer to specify whether to resolve VM based on ID, UUID or name
  • Fix misc runtime warnings
  • Improve support for extracting listening info from XML
  • Enable connecting to SPICE over UNIX socket
  • Fix warnings with newer GCCs
  • Allow controlling zoom level with keypad
  • Don’t close app during seemless migration
  • Don’t show toolbar in kiosk mode
  • Re-show auth dialog in kiosk mode
  • Don’t show error when cancelling auth
  • Change default screenshot name to ‘Screenshot.png’
  • Report errors when saving screenshot
  • Fix build with latest glib-mkenums

Thanks to everyone who contributed towards this release.

ANNOUNCE: virt-viewer 4.0 release

Posted: June 30th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Fedora, libvirt, Virt Tools | Tags: , | No Comments »

I am happy to announce a new bugfix release of virt-viewer 4.0 (gpg), including experimental Windows installers for Win x86 MSI (gpg) and Win x64 MSI (gpg). Signatures are created with key DAF3 A6FD B26B 6291 2D0E 8E3F BE86 EBB4 1510 4FDF (4096R)

All historical releases are available from:

http://virt-manager.org/download/

Changes in this release include:

  • Drop support for gtk2 builds
  • Require spice-gtk >= 0.31
  • Require glib2 >= 2.38
  • Require gtk3 >= 3.10
  • Require libvirt-glib >= 0.1.8
  • Increase minimum window size fo 320×200 instead of 50×50
  • Remove use of GSLice
  • Don’t show usbredir button if not connected yet
  • Only compute monitor mapping in full screen
  • Don’t ignore usb-filter in spiec vv-file
  • Port to use GtkApplication API
  • Don’t leave window open after connection failure
  • Validate symbols from max glib/gdk versions
  • Don’t use GtkStock
  • Don’t use gtk_widget-modify_{fg,bg} APIs
  • Drop use of built-in eventloop in favour of libvirt-glib
  • Don’t open X display while parsing command line
  • Fix window title
  • Use GResource for building ui files into binary
  • Fix crash with invalid spice monitor mapping
  • Add dialog to show file transfer progress and allow cancelling
  • Remove unused nsis installer support
  • Include adwaita icon theme in msi builds
  • Add more menu mnemonics
  • Fix support for windows consoles to allow I/O redirection
  • Add support for ovirt sso-token in vv-file
  • Fix crash with zooming window while not connected
  • Remove custom auto drawer widget with GtkRevealer
  • Add appdata file for gnome software
  • Misc other bug fixes
  • Refresh translations

Thanks to everyone who contributed towards this release.