Spice-Gtk-0.6 on Ubuntu 11.04 and Ubuntu 11.10

PPA description

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.Build package spice-gtk-0.6 with python and gobject-introspection enabled (GTK2) on Natty. Spice-gtk-0.6 has been done for Oneiric as two builds. First one with python and gobject-introspection enabled (GTK2). Second one --with-introspection and --with-gtk="3.0" (GTK3). View https://wiki.ubuntu.com/spice for details.
That is actually the core build in PPA, which brings RH's technologies to Ubuntu 11.10

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.

4.Packages virt-manager-0.8.7-2ubuntu7 and virtinst-0.500.6-2ubuntu9
support spicevmc channel.

Adding this PPA to your system

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

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:bderzhavets/spice-gtk
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.

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deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/bderzhavets/spice-gtk/ubuntu YOUR_UBUNTU_VERSION_HERE main 
deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/bderzhavets/spice-gtk/ubuntu YOUR_UBUNTU_VERSION_HERE 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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Overview of published packages

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Package Version Uploaded by
celt051 Boris Derzhavets (2011-06-10)
celt051 Boris Derzhavets (2011-05-24)
qemu-kvm 081011-2ubuntu12 Boris Derzhavets (2011-08-11)
qemu-kvm 070411-1ubuntu2 Boris Derzhavets (2011-07-07)
spice 0.8.1-0ubuntu2 Boris Derzhavets (2011-06-10)
spice 0.8.1-0ubuntu1 Boris Derzhavets (2011-06-08)
spice-gtk 0.6-10ubuntu28 Boris Derzhavets (2011-08-05)
spice-gtk 0.6-1ubuntu9 Boris Derzhavets (2011-05-27)
spice-gtk3 0.6-8ubuntu19 Boris Derzhavets (2011-08-05)
spice-protocol 0.8.0-0ubuntu2 Boris Derzhavets (2011-06-10)
spice-protocol 0.8.0-0ubuntu1 Boris Derzhavets (2011-05-24)
spice-vdagent 0.8.0-1ubuntu5 Boris Derzhavets (2011-06-25)
spice-vdagent 0.8.0-1ubuntu4 Boris Derzhavets (2011-06-17)
virt-manager 0.8.7-4ubuntu7 Boris Derzhavets (2011-07-05)
virt-manager 0.8.7-2ubuntu7 Boris Derzhavets (2011-07-04)
virtinst 0.500.6-5ubuntu9 Boris Derzhavets (2011-07-05)
virtinst 0.500.6-2ubuntu9 Boris Derzhavets (2011-07-03)
117 of 17 results

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  • qemu-kvm 336 weeks ago
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  • virt-manager 342 weeks ago
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