[virt-tools-list] [libvirt] Usability Enhancement: Import/Export VMs GUI

bancfc at openmailbox.org bancfc at openmailbox.org
Fri Mar 11 16:35:21 UTC 2016

On 2016-03-10 07:29, Martin Kletzander wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 04, 2016 at 04:23:18PM +0000, bancfc at openmailbox.org wrote:
>> The single most important usability feature missed by our less 
>> technical
>> users who migrate  from VirtualBox is a one click import/export of VMs
>> and their config settings.
>> I was optimistic about the Gnome Boxes effort on Govf lib but
>> unfortunately it was never realized and I would hesitate to recommend 
>> it
>> because libvirt/virt-manager has the security advantages of sVirt.
>> An ideal solution would work across all KVM frontends.
> This is a great idea, but I don't know about such one-click solution.
> This could be suitable for virt-manager and libguestfs projects (Cc'd
> both projects).  If nobody grabs it right now, it could be at least
> suggested as GSoC and/or Outreachy project idea.  Or were you looking
> forward to adding such solution?

Thanks for your interest. I agree, Outreachy and especially GSoC is a 
good place to announce this.

> Have a nice day,
> Martin

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