What is LXD?
LXD is a system container manager that can run more than hundreds of containers. It is similar to the virtual machine in the cloud but it uses the Linux containers. LXD containers are a great alternative for the Linux virtual machine because LXD is lightweight and more secure. It is image-based and the Pre-made images(Platforms) are available for Ubuntu, Alpine Linux, Arch Linux, CentOS, Debian, Fedora, Gentoo, OpenSUSE and more. Let’s check out the instructions to Install LXD on Kubuntu 19.10.
- Steps to Install LXD on Kubuntu
- Getting Started and Create Containers on – LXD
- Flags and Available Options – LXD
- Remove/ Uninstall LXD from Kubuntu
Steps to Install LXD on Kubuntu:
- Open the Konsole by using the shortcut cut key CTRL+ALT+T
- Use the below-mentioned command and execute it.
- Now, type your system password to confirm the installation.
Getting Started and Create Containers on – LXD:
- Press the shortcut key CTRL+ALT+T to open the Konsole.
- Copy the following command and Create your first container on Kubuntu
- This will create and start a new Ubuntu 18.04 container.
- Make use of the following command to list out all the containers created by you.
These are Flags available for lxc.
Flags: -c, --config Config key/value to apply to the new instance --empty Create an empty instance -e, --ephemeral Ephemeral instance -n, --network Network name --no-profiles Create the instance with no profiles applied -p, --profile Profile to apply to the new instance -s, --storage Storage pool name --target Cluster member name -t, --type Instance type --vm Create a virtual machine Global Flags: --debug Show all debug messages --force-local Force using the local unix socket -h, --help Print help --project string Override the source project -q, --quiet Don't show progress information -v, --verbose Show all information messages --version Print version number
Flags and Available Options – LXD:
- Go to the Konsole with the help of the shortcut key CTRL+ALT+T
- Execute the following help command on your Konsole.
Available Commands: activateifneeded Check if LXD should be started cluster Low-level cluster administration commands help Help about any command import Import existing containers init Configure the LXD daemon shutdown Tell LXD to shutdown all containers and exit version Show the server version waitready Wait for LXD to be ready to process requests Flags: -d, --debug Show all debug messages --group The group of users that will be allowed to talk to LXD -h, --help Print help --logfile Path to the log file --syslog Log to syslog --trace Log tracing targets -v, --verbose Show all information messages --version Print version number
Remove/Uninstall LXD from Kubuntu:
- Launch the terminal using the shortcut cut key CTRL+ALT+T to open the Konsole.
- Copy the below-mentioned command and use it.
- Enter the system password correctly to remove LXD from your system.
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