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The Exciting QEMU 2.1 Is Up To Its Release Candidate Phase

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Published on 09 July 2014 12:04 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Virtualization
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The first release candidate to the upcoming QEMU 2.1 was released on Tuesday.

QEMU 2.1-rc1 was tagged hours ago by Peter Maydell in preparation for a planned release at the end of July. At the moment, the QEMU 2.1 schedule pegs the final release date as 29 July.

QEMU 2.1 brings many ARM improvements, improved USB support, and a ton of other improvements/features that have already been documented on Phoronix while the latest change-log for 2.1 can be found via the QEMU Wiki.

The fresh QEMU 2.1 test release can be downloaded at QEMU-Project.org.

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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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