We are pleased to announce a new release of Boxes.

Changes since 3.4.0:

- Fix broken layouts.
- Fix first-time connection to boxes requiring password.
- Fix text color of notifications during selection mode.
- Don't timeout notifications if main window isn't active so that user can't
  easily miss them.
- Box creation wizard:
  - Remember the selected file/URL when going back to source selection page.
  - Forget the selected file/URL when box creation is cancelled.
  - Install Fedora 16 and older from remote repository.
  - Add SPICE agent channel to newly created domains so that features like
    copy&paste with client/host work for guests with vdagent drivers installed.
  - Sane default sound and video devices for unknown OSs.
- Rid of theme parser warnings.
- Added/updated translations:
  - German
  - Indonesian
  - Korean
  - Norwegian bokmål
  - Polish
  - Slovenian
  - Spanish
  - Swedish
  - Telugu

Dependencies changed:

- libvirt-gconfig >= 0.0.7

All bugs fixed in this release:

670306 - should do some kickstart sanity check before starting the installer
672159 - gnome-boxes should remember the iso that was selected when going back
         from the 'configuration' screen
672160 - isos selected through boxes should appear in the "recently used"
         section in the file selector
672528 - "Cancel" button does not really cancel
672853 - Assistant layout is broken
672872 - Sane default sound & video devices for unknown OSs
672983 - error message notification should not go away when the error is fatal
673053 - error popups are not readable

All contributors to this release:

Andika Triwidada <andika gmail com>
Christian Kirbach <Christian Kirbach googlemail com>
Daniel Mustieles <daniel mustieles gmail com>
Daniel Nylander <po danielnylander se>
Kjartan Maraas <kmaraas gnome org>
Marc-André Lureau <marcandre lureau gmail com>
Matej Urbančič <mateju svn gnome org>
Piotr Drąg <piotrdrag gmail com>
Praveen Illa <mail2ipn gmail com>
Seong-ho Cho <darkcircle 0426 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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