VirtualBox 5.2.16 release: open source virtualization software

VirtualBox is Oracle’s multi-platform open source virtualization software, support GNU / Linux, Windows, macOS and Solaris and other systems. Today, the company suddenly announced the official version of VirtualBox 5.2.10, based on the recent on-line Qt5 technology to bring a more modern general user interface, in addition to a number of useful features to help virtualization tasks. One of the most noteworthy new features is the ability to fully export and store virtual hosts to the cloud.

In the new version, Oracle allows users to export virtual hosts to Oracle Cloud (OPC) public cloud services, allowing users to easily deploy virtual hosts on multiple VirtualBox installation instances. Users no longer need to export the virtual host to the mobile hard disk, and then migrated to other computers, only need to download from the Oracle Cloud can easily complete.


  • OVF: case-insensitive comparison of manifest attribute values, to improve compatibility (bug #17357)
  • Linux: build for openSUSE 15.0 (bug #17554)
  • Linux: various build fixes for distribution builds,