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Boxes

Virtualization made simple


About Boxes

A simple GNOME application to view, access, and manage remote and virtual systems.

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Browse your machines

Find your local and remote virtual systems.

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Customize at ease

Intuitively set your machine preferences and monitor its performance.

Keep it simple

Get things working out of the box with very little input.

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Rationale

  • While virt-manager does a very good job as a virtual machine management software, its very much tailored for system administration and virtual machines. Boxes on the other hand is targeted towards typical desktop end-user who either just want a very safe and easy way to try out new operating systems or new (potentially unstable) versions of her/his favorite operating system(s), or need to connect to a remote machine (home-office connection being a typical use-case). For this reason, Boxes does not provide many of the advanced options to tweak virtual machines provided by virt-manager. Instead Boxes focuses on getting things working out of the box with very little input from user.

    That said, Boxes shares a lot of code-base with virt-manager project, mainly in the form of libvirt, libosinfo and qemu.

User counter

  • If you use Boxes, we would appreciate it if you could bump-up our user counter by simply clicking on "I USE THIS" button at our openhub page.

Apps/Boxes (last edited 2017-02-26 23:17:16 by FelipeBorges)