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How to customize Incus containers with cloud-init

Incus is a manager for virtual machines and system containers. There is also an Incus support forum. A virtual machine (VM) is an instance of an operating system that runs on a computer, along with the main operating system. A virtual machine uses hardware virtualization features for the separation from the main operating system. With …

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How to run a Windows virtual machine on Incus on Linux

Incus is a manager for virtual machines and system containers. A virtual machine (VM) is an instance of an operating system that runs on a computer, along with the main operating system. A virtual machine uses hardware virtualization features for the separation from the main operating system. With virtual machines, the full operating system boots …

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How to compile Incus

Incus is a manager for virtual machines and system containers. A virtual machine is an instance of an operating system that runs on a computer, along with the main operating system. A virtual machine uses hardware virtualization features for the separation from the main operating system. A system container is an instance of an operating …

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Migrating to Incus from LXD

Incus is a manager for virtual machines and system containers. A virtual machine is an instance of an operating system that runs on a computer, along with the main operating system. A virtual machine uses hardware virtualization features for the separation from the main operating system. A system container is an instance of an operating …

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How to setup multiple WordPress sites in LXD containers

My article was recently published on Linode on how to setup many WordPress websites on a single server, and put each website inside LXD containers. By doing so, you can have greater density on your VPS and more value for money. Apart from that, it also has great educational value to go through all the …

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How to compile lxd-p2c to migrate physical servers to LXD containers

The lxd-p2c utility helps you to migrate your physical servers to LXD containers. Dan Mac Donald wrote a tutorial with practical instructions on how to perform such a migration. There has been a recent discussion on compiling lxd-p2c and I am summarizing here. You would run lxd-p2c on a physical server that is to be …

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