Test Day:2011-09-15 Virtualization libguestfs

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http://libguestfs.org/

libguestfs is a library and a set of tools for examining and modifying guest disk images.

What's new in Fedora 16

Fedora 16 has libguestfs 1.12 (updated from libguestfs 1.10 in Fedora 15).

The release notes cover the major new features in libguestfs 1.12 here:

http://libguestfs.org/RELEASE-NOTES.txt

Here are some blog postings covering the major new features too:

https://rwmj.wordpress.com/2011/07/20/new-in-libguestfs-1-12-use-virt-ls-to-analyze-guests/ https://rwmj.wordpress.com/2011/07/19/new-in-libguestfs-1-12-easier-file-creation-and-appending-in-guestfish/ https://rwmj.wordpress.com/2011/07/18/new-in-libguestfs-1-12-use-uuids-in-virt-tools/ https://rwmj.wordpress.com/2011/07/17/new-in-libguestfs-1-12-hkey_users-in-virt-win-reg/ https://rwmj.wordpress.com/2011/07/16/new-in-libguestfs-1-12-display-operating-system-icon-from-virt-inspector/

Try the tools

There are many different tools to try out:

What to do if it goes wrong

If the tools don't work, try doing:

libguestfs-test-tool