VirtualBox 4.2.6 Carries Many Virtualization Fixes
Written by Michael Larabel in Virtualization on 20 December 2012 at 01:12 AM EST. 2 Comments
It's been two months since the last update to Oracle's cross-platform VirtualBox software but yesterday evening a new point release was made available that has a plethora of fixes and other minor improvements.

A very brief announcement was sent to the mailing list. "Today Oracle released VirtualBox 4.2.6, a maintenance release of VirtualBox 4.2 which improves stability and fixes regressions."

The VirtualBox 4.2.6 specific fixes though are mentioned on the Change-log. Among the changes are several 3D support fixes, VMM fixes, GUI enhancements, storage improvements, minor work on VBoxManage, and a couple of changes pertaining to the Linux Additions support.

Oracle VirtualBox 4.2.6 is available for all major operating systems and can be downloaded at

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