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

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.



    Source package: testdrive

    Install Howto

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


    • /usr/share/doc/testdrive/changelog.Debian.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/testdrive/copyright


    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, testdrive/testdrive.py: - 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