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QEMU 1.7 Officially Released

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Published on 28 November 2013 10:48 AM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in Virtualization
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As expected, the stable release of QEMU 1.7.0 has met the world.

This week we've been expecting the release of QEMU 1.7.0 final after the release of 1.7-rc2 earlier in the week. That official release of the open-source processor emulator commonly used in conjunction with Linux KVM is now available.

QEMU 1.7.0 presents many new features like audio improvements, better USB 3.0 support, and much more. On Tuesday I covered all of the changes at length within QEMU 1.7 Is Bringing New Features For Linux Emulation.

Those wanting to download QEMU 1.7 from source can find it on the QEMU.org download page. Meanwhile, since yesterday, QEMU 2.0 is officially under development.

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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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