Boxes 3.6.1

Hi everyone,

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

Changes since 3.6.0

- Make spinner spin.
- Enable key navigation in main view.
- Disable/ignore keynav and other irrelevant keyboard events in search entry.
- Add Ctrl-Q keyboard shortcut for quitting Boxes.
- Correct/improve look&feel of selection mode.
- Gracefully handle 'topology node missing from libvirt capabilities' scenerio.
- Directly use libsoup for HTTP downloads.
- Add a SLEEPING mode for libvirt's new 'PMSUSPEND' state.
- Use GNOME logo for representing GNOME live media.
- Disable customization of remote boxes at creation for now. This was
  nonfunctional and not as important as customization of VMs.
- Automatically switch to 'System' tab in properties for VM under creation.
- Fix regression of not automatically continuing saved installations on launch.
- Fix inconsistencies in sizes of wizard toolbar buttons.
- Fix incorrect enabling of 'Continue' button in wizard.
- Don't crash when Tracker service is unavailable.
- Don't automatically delete live VM box on forced shutdown.
- Correct configure check for forcing building from vala sources.
- Disable S3/S4 states for new VMs to avoid some issues with these power states
  in latest libvirt/qemu.
- Only gather stats for running VMs to save resources.
- Added/updated translations:
  - Bulgarian
  - Danish
  - Norwegian bokmål
  - Slovak
  - Traditional Chinese
  - Thai
  - UK

All contributors to this release:

Alexander Larsson <alexl redhat com>
Alexander Shopov <ash kambanaria org>
Ask H. Larsen <asklarsen gmail com>
Chao-Hsiung Liao <j_h_liau yahoo com tw>
Christophe Fergeau <cfergeau redhat com>
Daniel Korostil <ted korostiled gmail com>
Dušan Kazik <prescott66 gmail com>
Kallaya Songklang <songklang10 gmail com>
Kjartan Maraas <kmaraas gnome org>
Olivier Blin <dev blino org>
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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