Qemu-kvm 0.15.1 & Spice USB Redirection support for Ubuntu Oneiric

Qemu-kvm 0.15.1 has been patched via top 28 commits from

Patches set for debian build may be generated as follows :
$ git clone git://people.freedesktop.org/~jwrdegoede/qemu
$ cd qemu
$ git checkout -B qemu-kvm-0.15.0-usbredir origin/qemu-kvm-0.15.0-usbredir
$ mkdir -p /tmp/patches
$ git format-patch -M -C –output-directory \
/tmp/patches ea2798c1ebe0c12d5feb7d7471a999ea0671ef2f

Qemu-kvm debian/rules contains:-

./configure \
–target-list=”x86_64-softmmu i386-softmmu x86_64-linux-user i386-linux-user” \
–prefix=/usr \
–interp-prefix=/etc/qemu-binfmt/%M \
–disable-blobs \
–disable-strip \
–enable-spice \
–enable-usb-redir \

Kernel installed is 3.1.0-030100-generic

Consider option downgrade seabios 1.6.3 => 0.6.2-qxl if some things go wrong for you.
It won’t affect USB Redirection support

Spicy should be run by root, view http://planet.spice-space.org/

Spice-Gtk-0.7.6X build in general follows Debian’s 0.7-3 packaging schema, however several changes have been done to debian/control and debian/rules
To install packages from PPA
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:bderzhavets/0151-usbredir
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install qemu-kvm qemu qemu-common \
spice-client seabios \
libusb-1.0-0 libusb-1.0-0-dev \
libusbredir libusbredir-dev \
libspice-protocol-dev libspice-server-dev \
libspice-client-glib-2.0-4 libspice-client-glib-2.0-dev \
libspice-client-gtk-2.0-1 libspice-client-gtk-2.0-dev \
libspice-client-gtk-3.0-1 libspice-client-gtk-3.0-dev \
python-spice-client-gtk spice-client-gtk \
gir1.2-spice-client-glib-2.0 \
gir1.2-spice-client-gtk-2.0 \

$ sudo apt-get install virtinst virt-manager virt-viewer

It should result install libvirt 0.9.6 along with dependent packages
You might have to disable apparmor profile for libvirtd

$ sudo ln -s /etc/apparmor.d/usr.sbin.libvirtd /etc/apparmor.d/disable/
$ sudo apparmor_parser -R /etc/apparmor.d/usr.sbin.libvirtd
$ sudo adduser $USER kvm

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