Boxes 3.4.3

We are pleased to announce a new bugfix (stable) release of Boxes.

Changes since 3.4.2:

- Correctly report 'i686' architecture as 32-bit.
- Avoid deadlock during startup.
- Fix toolbar not showing up.
- Always automatically launch wizard on startup when Boxes is empty, not just
  on the first run.
- Update topbar title to help with ungrab.
- Do not forward grab-broken events to box' display.
- Always install a tablet device.
- Fix blurry notifications.
- Fix escaping from fullscreen when caps/numlock are on.
- Setup VM timers policies that fixes Windows 7 hangs.
- Express installation:
  - Setup user account and autologon for Windows XP.
  - Correctly setup admin password for Windows XP.
  - Use gtk+ password character in Summary page.
- Added/updated translations:
  - Catalan (Valencian)
  - Indonesian
  - Latvian
  - Russian
  - Simplified Chinese (zh_CN)
- Some other functional and non-functional improvements and fixes.

All bugs fixed in this release:

674035 - gnome-boxes should set 'magic' clock parameters for kvm guests
674657 - creation assistant isn't running after quitting app first time
674794 - in-app notifications are blurry
676176 - Add units to the -shadow css properties
676222 - no go back button when full screen in win XP
676307 - Cannot leave full screen before system bootup (not even with keyboard)
676320 - User is not created during unattended installation of WinXP
676588 - boxes shouldn't be suprised with non-boxes vm
676590 - Always install a tablet
676591 - Do not forward grab-broken to display
676679 - Fix random deadlock/timeout
676834 - A few express installation fixes/improvements
677117 - wizard: go to setup step after prepare
677177 - Use gtk+ password character in Summary

All contributors to this release:

Aleksej Kabanov <ak099 mail ru>
Alexander Larsson <alexl redhat com>
Andika Triwidada <andika gmail com>
Carles Ferrando <carles ferrando gmail com>
Christophe Fergeau <cfergeau redhat com>
Marc-André Lureau <marcandre lureau gmail com>
Piotr Drąg <piotrdrag gmail com>
Rūdolfs Mazurs <rudolfsm src gnome org>
tuhaihe <wangdianjin linuxdeepin 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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