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Quickemu 4.9.5 is now released, with support for macOS and Asahi Linux. However, guest VMs on Apple Silicon will remain Intel-only. The package also contains the ability to start a VM without networking, end a current VM, and support for QEMU virtual USB audio devices. It also includes support for NixOS, Linux Mint, ArcoLinux, MX Linux, Deepin, Slint, ParrotSec, Bazzite, HoloISO, NetBSD, and FreeBSD.



Quickemu 4.9.5

Quickemu 4.9.5 is out! :rocket:

  • Added support for running Quickemu on macOS and Asahi Linux :apple:
    • When running on Apple Silicon all guest VMs will are still currently Intel only. That will be fixed in an upcoming release.
  • Added --offline argument to force running a VM with no networking :octagonal_sign:
  • Added --kill argument to force kill a running VM :skull_crossbones:
  • Added --sound-duplex to choose the sound duplex option, including output-only, with no mic/line-in :loud_sound:
  • Added support for QEMU virtual USB audio device via --sound-card usb-audio :control_knobs:
  • Improved quickemu for VMs that are already running, will now automatically reconnect available SPICE sessions :hot_pepper:
  • Improved download output for macOS and Windows so they are consistent with other operating systems :page_with_curl:
  • Fixed CPU compatibility for macOS guests :green_apple:
  • Fixed macOS display resolution, so using --width and --height now works :triangular_ruler:
  • Fixed detection of old Ubuntu releases; 16.04 and older :older_person:
  • Fixed minimum RAM requirements for Windows and macOS guests :brain:
  • Fixed detection of smartcard support in QEMU and SPICE 🪪
  • Updated distro version support for NixOS, Linux Mint, ArcoLinux, MX Linux, Deepin, Slint, ParrotSec, Bazzite, HoloISO :penguin:
  • Updated distro version support for NetBSD and FreeBSD :smiling_imp:

What's Changed

New Contributors

Full Changelog 4.9.4...4.9.5

Release 4.9.5 · quickemu-project/quickemu