VirtualBox 2.0

VirtualBox 2.0 has arrived!

What's new in version 2.0:
  • 64-bit OS guest support (only on 64-bit hosts, as one might expect)
  • New-version notifier
  • Guest property information interface
  • Framework for collecting performance and resource usage data (metrics)
  • Added SATA asynchronous IO (NCQ: Native Command Queuing) when accessing raw disks/partitions (major performance gain)
  • and of course, bug fixes.
Even better, on Ubuntu Hardy it can be installed from a package repository now.

The complete install instructions for Ubuntu can be found in my special tutorial about VirtualBox.