Spice on Ubuntu 11.04 and 11.10

PPA description

1. Rebuild qemu-kvm to support spice on Natty. It depends on all packages from ppa:serge-hallyn/spice2 except qemu-kvm-spice. The most recent version is based on http://cgit.freedesktop.org/spice/qemu/?h=qemu-kvm-0.14.0-spice.
View http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/spice-commits/2011-May/000636.html.
$ git clone git://git.freedesktop.org/git/spice/qemu
$ cd qemu
$ git checkout -b qemu-kvm-0.14.0-spice origin/qemu-kvm-0.14.0-spice
New package installs spice enabled /usr/bin/qemu* binaries and graphical spice client. I just disabled AppArmor's libvirtd profile to be able manage domains via virt-manager. Version of qemu-kvm been built supports spice and spicevmc channel as well.
Spice install may be performed via virt-install. It would understand options :-
"--graphics spice --video qxl --channel spicevmc".
2.Spice-gtk-0.6 has been built for Oneiric as two builds. First one with python and gobject-introspection enabled (GTK2). Second one --with-introspection and --with-gtk="3.0" (GTK3)
It allows initiate spice install and sessions runtime via virt-manager.
3.Current version of spice-vdagent for Natty as KVM guest installs service and *.desktop (file) automatically and requires guest restart for activation or manual gdm restart and starting service.

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celt051 0.5.1.3-2ubuntu3 Boris Derzhavets (2011-06-13)
celt051 0.5.1.3-2ubuntu2 Boris Derzhavets (2011-05-11)
qemu-kvm 0.14.0-spice-0ubuntu3 (Newer version available) Boris Derzhavets (2011-07-07)
qemu-kvm 0.14.0-spice-0ubuntu1 Boris Derzhavets (2011-06-26)
spice 0.8.1-0ubuntu2 (Newer version available) Boris Derzhavets (2011-06-13)
spice 0.8.1-0ubuntu1 Boris Derzhavets (2011-05-07)
spice-gtk 0.6-9ubuntu12 Boris Derzhavets (2011-06-29)
spice-gtk 0.6-3ubuntu9 Boris Derzhavets (2011-06-12)
spice-gtk3 0.6-2ubuntu9 Boris Derzhavets (2011-06-29)
spice-protocol 0.8.0-0ubuntu2 (Newer version available) Boris Derzhavets (2011-06-13)
spice-protocol 0.8.0-0ubuntu1 Boris Derzhavets (2011-05-07)
spice-vdagent 0.8.0-1ubuntu5 Boris Derzhavets (2011-06-17)
spice-vdagent 0.8.0-1ubuntu4 Boris Derzhavets (2011-06-17)
virt-manager 0.8.7-3ubuntu7 Boris Derzhavets (2011-07-05)
virtinst 0.500.6-4ubuntu9 Boris Derzhavets (2011-07-05)
virtinst 0.500.6-1ubuntu5 (Newer version available) Boris Derzhavets (2011-06-13)
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  • qemu-kvm 145 weeks ago
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