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Desktop application to manage virtual machines

The virt-manager application is a desktop user interface for managing virtual machines through libvirt. It primarily targets KVM VMs, but also manages Xen and LXC (linux containers).

It presents a summary view of running domains, their live performance & resource utilization statistics. Wizards enable the creation of new domains, and configuration & adjustment of a domain’s resource allocation & virtual hardware. An embedded VNC and SPICE client viewer presents a full graphical console to the guest domain.

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  1. Avatar photo Updates says:

    New version available -> virt-manager 1:4.1.0-1~xtradeb2

       * New upstream release.
        - Fix build with setuptools-61
        - add UI and cli support for qemu-vdagent channel
        - cli: More --iothreads suboptions
        - launch_security: Use SEV-ES policy=0x07 if host supports it
        - cli: Add support for URL query with disks
  2. Avatar photo Updates says:

    New version available -> virt-manager 1:4.0.0-1~xtradeb1

    * New upstream release.
    – virt-install –os-variant/–osinfo is now a hard requirement for most cases
    – Add ‘Enable shared memory’ UI checkbox (Lin Ma)
    – add UI preference to default to UEFI for new VMs (Charles Arnold)
    – Add virtiofs filesystem driver UI option
    – Fill in all –cputune, –cpu, –shmem, –input, and –boot suboptions (Hugues Fafard)
    – virt-* mdev improvements (Shalini Chellathurai Saroja)
    – bhyve improvements (Roman Bogorodskiy)
    – Revive network portgroup UI
    – enable a TPM by default when UEFI is used (Daniel P. BerrangĂ©)
    – Use cpu host-passthrough by default on qemu x86
    – use virtio-gpu video for most modern distros
    – Default to extra pcie root ports for q35
    – set discard=unmap by default for sparse disks and block devices
    – We now require xorissofs for –location ISO
    – We now use setuptools rather than just plain distutils

  3. Avatar photo Updates says:

    New version available -> virt-manager 1:3.2.0-1~xtradeb1

    * New upstream release
    – Slim down filesystem device editor UI
    – Fix TOCTTOU virt-install bugs (Martin Pitt)
    – Several other bug fixes

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