VirtualBox 5.2.2 Brings Linux 4.14 Fixes, HiDPI UI Improvements
Written by Michael Larabel in Virtualization on 24 November 2017 at 12:00 PM EST. 16 Comments
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The Oracle developers behind VM VirtualBox have released a new maintenance build in the VirtualBox 5.2 series that is a bit more exciting than their usual point releases.

VirtualBox 5.2.2 is now available for users of this cross-platform virtualization software. Highlights of VirtualBox 5.2.2 include:

- Support for the Linux 4.14 LTS kernel with a number of fixes having landed.

- Improvements to the VirtualBox UI for high resolutions / HiDPI screens.

- The UI now has options for duplicating floppy and optical disk images along with improvements to the virtual media manager.

- Improved X11 support with WM_CLASS setting improvements.

- Various improvements around operating system support for Haiku, Plan 9, and other smaller OSes.

VirtualBox 5.2.2 can be downloaded from VirtualBox.org.

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