GNOME Boxes

GNOME Boxes

Ken VanDine (ken-vandine) Publisher
  • Ken VanDine (ken-vandine) Publisher
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Install latest/stable of GNOME Boxes

Ubuntu 16.04 or later?

Make sure snap support is enabled in your Desktop store.


Install using the command line

sudo snap install gnome-boxes

Don't have snapd? Get set up for snaps.

Channel Version Published

Virtualization made simple

Select an operating system and let Boxes download and install it for you in a virtual machine.

Features:

  • Download freely available operating systems.
  • Automatically install CentOS Stream, Debian, Fedora, Microsoft Windows, OpenSUSE, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, and Ubuntu.
  • Create virtual machines from operating system images with a couple of clicks.
  • Limit the resources (memory and storage) your virtual machines consume from your system.
  • Take snapshots of virtual machines to restore to previous states.
  • Redirect USB devices from your physical machine into virtual machines.
  • 3D acceleration for some of the supported operating systems.
  • Automatically resize virtual machines displays to the window size.
  • Share clipboard between your system and virtual machines.
  • Share files to virtual machines by dropping them from your file manager into the Boxes window.
  • Setup Shared Folders between your system and virtual machines.

Details for GNOME Boxes

License
  • GPL-3.0-or-later

Last updated
  • 6 April 2022

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Where people are using GNOME Boxes

Users by distribution (log)

Ubuntu 22.04
Ubuntu 20.04
Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 21.10
Manjaro
KDE Neon 20.04
Zorin OS 16
Linux Mint 20.3
Ubuntu 21.04
pop 22.04
Ubuntu 16.04
Debian 11
Fedora 36
Zorin OS 15
elementary OS 6.1
Parrot OS 5.0
Ubuntu 22.10
Fedora 35

Install GNOME Boxes on your Linux distribution

Choose your Linux distribution to get detailed installation instructions. If yours is not shown, get more details on the installing snapd documentation.


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