Boxes 3.3.5

We are pleased to announce a new release of Boxes.

Changes since

- Fix startup against latest gtk+.
- Make sure VM image dir exists. This got broken when we started using
  XDG_CONFIG_DIR as VM image directory.
- Don't choke on unknown installer media.
- Fix build against git master of libvirt-glib.
- Confine file chooser dialog in creation wizard to local filesystem.
- Be slightly helpful to users when they are typing URL manually in creation
- Fix recent regression in non-express installations.
- Express install:
  - Support 32-bit Windows 7.
  - Add user to 'wheel' group in Fedora, rather than editing the sudoers file.
- Disable screenshots on machine deletion.
- Choose resources according to media architecture.
- Don't use gettext since we're using intltool.
- Mark comments string in About dialog as translatable and add
  translation credits.
- Added/updated translations:
  - Polish
- Many other functional and non-functional improvements and fixes.

All bugs fixed in this release:

668162 - boxes pick 64 bit configuration from osinfo on 32 bit OSes
668230 - express,fedora: Add user to 'wheel' group
668536 - Hangs at Analyzing installer media: "storage pool is not active"
668653 - Need a follow-up release to boxes 3.3.4
669409 - Several improvements during FOSDEM

All contributors to this release:

Christophe Fergeau <cfergeau redhat com>
Frédéric Péters <fpeters 0d be>
Jeremy Bicha <jbicha ubuntu com>
Marc-André Lureau <marcandre lureau gmail com>
Piotr Drąg <piotrdrag gmail com>
Sebastian Keller <sebastien-keller gmx de>
Stefano Facchini <stefano facchini gmail com>
Zeeshan Ali (Khattak) <zeeshanak gnome org>

What is Boxes?

A simple GNOME 3 application to access remote or virtual systems.


* View, access, and use:
 * remote machines
 * remote virtual machines
 * local virtual machines
 * When technology permits, set up access for applications on local
   virtual machines
* View, access, and use virtual machines on removable media
* View, access, and use shared connection / machines
* Share connections?
* Upload / publish virtual machines
* Select favorites
* Search for connections


* Enterprise system management / administration
* Asset management
* Software distribution
* Automation

Use Cases

* Connect to a local virtual machine for testing.
* Connecting to a work machine from home.
* Connect to a work machine over a low quality cellular network.

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Zeeshan Ali (Khattak)
FSF member#5124

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