VirtualBox 5.1.6 Brings Many Fixes
Written by Michael Larabel in Virtualization on 13 September 2016 at 09:00 AM EDT. 4 Comments
VirtualBox 5.1.6 was released on Monday with many fixes and minor improvements for this Oracle cross-platform virtualization tech.

VirtualBox 5.1.6 has a fix on Linux 4.8 for kernel display driver issues, various fixes to the Linux installer/additions packages, microphone input support has been fixed, recording was also fixed for the ALSA back-end, many storage and GUI fixes, and various other fixes.

If you rely upon Oracle VM VirtualBox for your virtualization needs, you can learn more about this big maintenance release at

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