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How to get LXD containers get IP from the LAN with routed network

UPDATE #2 – 26 January 2020: Debian requires special instructions for routed to work. See the section below named The routed profile for Debian for more. UPDATE #1 – 11 August 2020: Ubuntu 20.04 as a container did not work with the instructions in this post. There is a need for an addition to the …

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Re: 30 Things to do After Installing Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (all-in-one video)

Average Linux User has created a Youtube video on 30 This to do After Installing Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. It is a well-prepared, high-quality, informative video. I recommend watching it. There are a couple of nitpicks though, and in this post I go into detail about them. See the Discussion below. First, here is the Youtube …

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How to view the files of your LXD container from the host

You are creating LXD containers and you enter a container (lxc shell, lxc exec or lxc console) in order to view or modify the files of that container. But can you access the filesystem of the container from the host? If you use the LXD snap package, LXD mounts the filesystem of the container in …

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How to use virtual machines in LXD

Update 22 May 2020: The Ubuntu container images have been updated to install on first boot the LXD Agent in the VM. The corresponding section below has been updated so that you can skip the manual step, if your VM image does it for you. Update 22 May 2020: See also the tutorial at https://discuss.linuxcontainers.org/t/running-virtual-machines-with-lxd-4-0/7519 …

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Running X11 software in LXD containers

Updated instructions for LXD 4.5 (September 2020) LXD 4.5 has added features that make proxy devices more secure in the sense that if something goes wrong on the proxy device, your system is safer. Specifically, the proxy devices are now under AppArmor confinement. In doing so, however, something broke and it was not possible to …

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