[virt-tools-list] ANNOUNCE: virt-manager 1.2.0 released

Cole Robinson crobinso at redhat.com
Mon May 4 19:22:44 UTC 2015

I'm happy to announce the release of virt-manager 1.2.0!

virt-manager is a desktop application for managing KVM, Xen, and LXC
virtualization via libvirt.

The release can be downloaded from:


The direct download links are:


This release includes:

- OVMF/AAVMF Support (Laszlo Ersek, Giuseppe Scrivano, Cole Robinson)
- Improved support for AArch64 qemu/kvm
- virt-install: Support --disk type=network parameters
- virt-install: Make --disk  just work
- virt-install: Add --disk sgio= option (Giuseppe Scrivano)
- addhardware: default to an existing bus when adding a new disk
  (Giuseppe Scrivano)
- virt-install: Add --input device option
- virt-manager: Unify storagebrowser and storage details functionality
- virt-manager: allow setting a custom connection row name
- virt-install: Support --hostdev scsi passthrough
- virt-install: Fill in a bunch of --graphics spice options
- Disable spice image compression for new local VMs
- virt-manager: big reworking of the migration dialog

Thanks to everyone who has contributed to this release through testing,
bug reporting, submitting patches, and otherwise sending in feedback!


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