testdrive - run the daily Ubuntu ISO in a virtual machine (meta-package)

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name testdrive
Package version 3.27
Package release 0ubuntu1
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 18 B
Download size 3.25 KB
Official Mirror archive.ubuntu.com
Testdrive helps you download and run the daily Ubuntu development ISO
in a virtual machine on your local hardware.
It is strongly recommended that you have a CPU with VT and sufficient
memory on your system to host virtual machines.  In this case, testdrive
will use KVM to host your virtual machines.


Package Version Architecture Repository
testdrive_3.27-0ubuntu1_all.deb 3.27 all Ubuntu Universe
testdrive - - -


Type URL
Binary Package testdrive_3.27-0ubuntu1_all.deb
Source Package testdrive

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install testdrive deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install testdrive




2014-02-03 - Dustin Kirkland <kirkland@ubuntu.com>
testdrive (3.27-0ubuntu1) wily; urgency=low
[ Jackson Doak ]
* Bump default disk size to 8gb so we support ubuntu again
[ Bryan Quigley ]
* testdriverc, testdrive/testdrive.py:
- add mouse cursor to kvm
2014-02-03 - Dustin Kirkland <kirkland@ubuntu.com>
testdrive (3.26-0ubuntu1) trusty; urgency=low
* testdriverc:
- we really need to enable kvm when launching qemu, if we expect
to be able to do anything useful
2014-01-27 - Dustin Kirkland <kirkland@ubuntu.com>
testdrive (3.25-0ubuntu1) trusty; urgency=low
[ Jackson Doak ]
* Fixed VirtualBox PAE option bug. LP: #940755
Thanks Ben Blankley
* Add --version to testdrive-gtk. LP: #1235834
Thanks Daniel Kessel
* Add support for Virtualbox 4.3
* Minor Manpage improvements
* debian/control:
- Update VCS fields
- Bump standards-version to 3.9.5
2013-08-27 - Dustin Kirkland <kirkland@ubuntu.com>
testdrive (3.24-0ubuntu1) saucy; urgency=low
[ Jackson Doak ]
* Add 16gb disk size option
* Fix smaller disk sizes
* Remove all references to virtualbox 3 and virtualbox-ose
* Updated translations
* Change copyright format to debian machine readable
* Add support for 2GB RAM sizes
* Bump debhelper version up to 9
[ Dustin Kirkland ]
* setup.py:
- update version number
2013-08-08 - Dustin Kirkland <kirkland@ubuntu.com>
testdrive (3.23-0ubuntu1) saucy; urgency=low
[ Jackson Doak ]
* doc/testdrive.1, setup.py:
- manpage and version fixes for upload to pypi
* debian/control, po/testdrive-bs.po, po/testdrive-ca.po,
po/testdrive-de.po, po/testdrive-el.po, po/testdrive-en_AU.po,
po/testdrive-es.po, po/testdrive-et.po, po/testdrive-fi.po,
po/testdrive-fr.po, po/testdrive-gl.po, po/testdrive-he.po,
po/testdrive-hr.po, po/testdrive-hu.po, po/testdrive-it.po,
po/testdrive-nds.po, po/testdrive-nl.po, po/testdrive-pl.po,
po/testdrive.pot, po/testdrive-pt_BR.po, po/testdrive-pt.po,
po/testdrive-ru.po, po/testdrive-sr.po, po/testdrive-sv.po,
po/testdrive-th.po, po/testdrive-tr.po, po/testdrive-uk.po,
testdrive-gtk.desktop, testdrive-gtk.desktop.in:
- updated for translations
* debian/source/format, po/testdrive.pot, setup.cfg:
- enabled translations, changed source format to "native", refreshed .pot
2013-07-17 - Dustin Kirkland <kirkland@ubuntu.com>
testdrive (3.22-0ubuntu1) saucy; urgency=low
* No changes
* Re-release, due to minor bug in my release scripts
2013-07-15 - Dustin Kirkland <kirkland@ubuntu.com>
testdrive (3.21-0ubuntu1) saucy; urgency=low
[ Paolo Rotolo ]
* debian/control: Add usb-cretor-gtk to recommends. (LP: #962250)
[ Howard Chan ]
* Add UbuntuKylin to Testdrive. (LP: #1170617)
[ Dustin Kirkland ]
* bin/testdrive, bin/testdrive-gtk,
data/ui/PreferencesTestdrivegtkDialog.ui, doc/testdrive.1,
testdrivegtk/PreferencesTestdrivegtkDialog.py, testdriverc,
- Merge of Howard's work, made a few fixes
2013-04-16 - Andres Rodriguez <andreserl@ubuntu.com>
testdrive (3.20-0ubuntu1) raring; urgency=low
* bin/testdrive-gtk: Do not import 'indicate' module, which will
cause testdrive-gtk to crash on fresh installs (LP: #1162027)
2013-04-16 - Andres Rodriguez <andreserl@ubuntu.com>
testdrive (3.19-0ubuntu1) raring; urgency=low
[ Sergio Meneses ]
* testdrive/testdrive.py: Fix duplicated cdimage ISO entries. Only use
current, not pending. (LP: #1162057)
[ Adam Conrad ]
* Switch virtualbox-ose dependency to virtualbox, as the empty
package has been dropped in the packaging of the 4.2 series.
[ Dmitrijs Ledkovs ]
* Drop python-indicate dependency, as it was disabled in 3.11-0ubuntu1.
[ Paolo Rotolo ]
* debian/control:
- Recommends 'usb-creator-gtk' for testdrive-gtk (LP: #962250)
2013-04-15 - Dustin Kirkland <kirkland@ubuntu.com>
testdrive (3.18-0ubuntu1) raring; urgency=low
[ Howard Chan ]
* testdrive/testdrive.py:
- this addes a Kubuntu Active Desktop image to TestDrive
and fixes LP: #1154563

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