Set up Spice-Gtk 0.12 on Ubuntu Precise (v.3)

PPA description

Qemu-kvm 1.0 has been built based on branch
as of 04/29/2012. It contains all required usb redirection patches on
top of QEMU-KVM 1.0 release

$ git clone git://
$ cd qemu
$ git checkout -B qemu-kvm-1.0-usbredir origin/qemu-kvm-1.0-usbredir
$ cd ..
$ cp -R qemu qemu-kvm-1.0-usbredir043012

libcap-dev added to debian/control for virtfs support.

Build requires spice and spice-protocol 0.10.1 and the most recent usbredir 0.4.3
as of 04/02/2012.

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:bderzhavets/lib-usbredir75
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install qemu-kvm qemu qemu-common qemu-utils \
spice-client libusb-1.0-0 libusb-1.0-0-dev \
libusbredir libusbredir-dev usbredir-server \
libspice-protocol-dev libspice-server-dev \
libspice-client-glib-2.0-1 libspice-client-glib-2.0-dev \
libspice-client-gtk-2.0-1 libspice-client-gtk-2.0-dev \
libspice-client-gtk-3.0-1 libspice-client-gtk-3.0-dev \
python-spice-client-gtk spice-client-gtk

$ sudo apt-get install virtinst virt-manager virt-viewer
$ sudo ln -s /etc/apparmor.d/usr.sbin.libvirtd /etc/apparmor.d/disable/

$ sudo adduser $USER libvirtd

The most recent audio binding patch has been added

Adding this PPA to your system

You can update your system with unsupported packages from this untrusted PPA by adding ppa:bderzhavets/lib-usbredir75 to your system's Software Sources. (Read about installing)

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:bderzhavets/lib-usbredir75
sudo apt-get update
Technical details about this PPA

This PPA can be added to your system manually by copying the lines below and adding them to your system's software sources.

deb precise main 
deb-src precise main 
Signing key:
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For questions and bugs with software in this PPA please contact Boris Derzhavets.

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libusb-1.0 2:1.0.9-rc3-2ubuntu4 Boris Derzhavets (2012-05-14)
qemu-kvm 1.0-usbredir043012-2ubuntu2 Boris Derzhavets (2012-05-14)
spice 0.10.1-2ubuntu2 Boris Derzhavets (2012-05-14)
spice-gtk2 0.12-2ubuntu5 Boris Derzhavets (2012-05-14)
spice-gtk3 0.12-2ubuntu5 Boris Derzhavets (2012-05-14)
spice-protocol 0.10.1-2ubuntu3 Boris Derzhavets (2012-05-14)
usbredir 0.4.3-2ubuntu4 Boris Derzhavets (2012-05-14)
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  • qemu-kvm 375 weeks ago
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  • usbredir 375 weeks ago
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  • spice 375 weeks ago
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