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Oracle VM VirtualBox 6.0 Beta 1 released!

Simon Coter
Senior Manager, Oracle Linux and Virtualization Product Management

Oracle is proud to announce Oracle VM VirtualBox 6.0 Beta 1 release.

I'm so excited to announce this major release that includes a huge list of improvements and enhancements for Oracle VM VirtualBox. All the details are available here.

Please do NOT use this VirtualBox Beta release on production machines.

A VirtualBox Beta release should be considered a bleeding-edge release meant for early evaluation and testing purposes.

Please do NOT open bug reports at http://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Bugtracker but use our VirtualBox Beta Feedback forum to report any problems with the Beta. Please concentrate on reporting regressions since Oracle VM VirtualBox 5.2.

You can download the binaries here. Please use sha256sum to compare the hash of the downloaded package with the corresponding hash from this list.

For further details on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure integration, you can follow up on this blog article.

Feedback and comments are obviously appreciated.

The Oracle VirtualBox Team

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Comments ( 7 )
  • John Do Monday, October 22, 2018
    Where is the release note? I imagine you forgot to add the release note link or maybe non exist yet?
  • Adam Monday, October 22, 2018
    Where is the changelog?
  • Simon Tuesday, October 23, 2018
    Hi John / Adam,

    actually we do not have an official release note for Virtualbox 6.0; many things have still to happen and many of them are still a work-in-progress.
    If you are looking for anything particular just let me know and I'll be glad to give you my feedback.

  • Dave Tuesday, October 23, 2018
    So, it's a great announcement but in order to test it, we need a least a high level list of new features/enhancements that we can look for.
  • Simon Tuesday, October 23, 2018
    Hi Dave,

    a subset of what we've done for VirtualBox 6.0 is available at:



  • Matt Friday, November 30, 2018
    Your post says, "All the details are available here" but there is no link. Where is "here"? Please update the post with a link.
  • Simon Saturday, December 1, 2018
    Hi Matt,

    you just need to click on 'here' to get access to the download.

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