Qemu-kvm 0.15.0 and Spice on Ubuntu 11.10

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Installed and tested to work on Ubuntu Oneiric Alpha 3 and daily build 08/14/11

1.The most recent qemu-kvm packages were done via "git clone git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/virt/kvm/qemu-kvm.git" are Release 0.15.0 as of 08/10/2011.
$ git clone git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/virt/kvm/qemu-kvm.git
$ cd qemu-kvm
$ git checkout -b stable-0.15 origin/stable-0.15
$ cd ..
Copy to building directory :
$ cp -R qemu-kvm ../BUILD/qemu-kvm-mmddyy
Stable branch is already patched to fix "QXL" issues and to support spicevmc channel

2. Spice-gtk-0.7 has been done for Oneiric as two builds.

GTK2 build performed with
./configure --prefix=/usr --build=x86_64-linux-gnu \
 --mandir=/usr/share/man --infodir=/usr/share/info \
 --datadir=/usr/share \
 --sysconfdir=/etc --localstatedir=/var \
 --libexecdir=/usr/bin \
 --with-python --disable-static --enable-introspection \
 --enable-smartcard=no \
 --with-gtk="2.0" --with-audio="pulse"

GTK3 build performed with
./configure --prefix=/usr --build=x86_64-linux-gnu \
--mandir=/usr/share/man --infodir=/usr/share/info \
--datadir=/usr/share \
--sysconfdir=/etc --localstatedir=/var \
--libexecdir=/usr/bin \
--disable-static --enable-introspection \
--with-gtk="3.0" --enable-smartcard=no --with-audio="pulse"

libspice-protocol-dev 0.8.1-1 is required by both builds

As of 08/13/11 patched version of Oneiric's Libvirt allocating by default
32M of vram for QXL device uploaded to ppa:bderzhavets/qemu-git.
Now installs and runtime may be run in QXL mode via VirtManager 0.9.0 and
via spicec. XML updates using virsh commands are no longer required.
Please be advised, that QXL video virtual device works only for
Spice sessions. It doesn't affect your your VNC sessions.

UPDATE on 08/16/11. Please, view https://wiki.ubuntu.com/spice ,
regarding issues raised up on 08/16/11. You might have to import
PUBLIC KEY separately to install PPA and experience difficulties
resolved in (A) three days ago.

Would you have problem with adding my PPAs , like this :-
Executing: gpg --ignore-time-conflict --no-options --no-default-keyring --secret-keyring /tmp/tmp.CuZyZy4MSK
--trustdb-name /etc/apt/trustdb.gpg --keyring /etc/apt/trusted.gpg --primary-keyring /etc/apt/trusted.gpg --keyserver hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com:80/ --recv 5
gpg: "5" not a key ID: skipping
Run "sudo apt-get update" . It will show you value of PUBLIC KEY to be imported . Then run :
sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys
sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
XXXXXXXXXXXXXX is a value been shown by "apt-get update" on your box
sudo apt-get update

Adding this PPA to your system

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

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:bderzhavets/qemu-git
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 http://ppa.launchpad.net/bderzhavets/qemu-git/ubuntu oneiric main 
deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/bderzhavets/qemu-git/ubuntu oneiric main 
Signing key:
1024R/5B1808A64B70CB62E45C71865CC1785DC05C1EB5 (What is this?)

For questions and bugs with software in this PPA please contact Boris Derzhavets.

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celt051 Boris Derzhavets (2011-08-10)
libvirt 0.9.2-5ubuntu15 Boris Derzhavets (2011-08-17)
qemu-kvm 081011-2ubuntu9 Boris Derzhavets (2011-08-10)
spice 0.8.2-2ubuntu9 Boris Derzhavets (2011-08-14)
spice-gtk 0.7.1-2ubuntu6 Boris Derzhavets (2011-08-10)
spice-gtk3 0.7.1-2ubuntu8 Boris Derzhavets (2011-08-10)
spice-vdagent 0.8.1-2ubuntu6 Boris Derzhavets (2011-08-15)
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