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A closer look at AMD EPYC baremetal servers at packet.net

I have already written about the baremetal servers at packet.net in September 2017, testing them with LXD. This post is an update were I try out their new AMD EPYC baremetal servers. This post is the first of a series of posts about the AMD EPYC baremetal servers. Specifically, A closer look at AMD EPYC …

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How to run Julia on Jupyter in a LXD container

Julia is a computer language well-suited for scientists, engineers and students. I wrote the following introduction a couple of days ago. In this post we are going to see how to use Julia in the Jupyter interactive environment. This means that you run Julia commands in your browser and get the output in your browser. …

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Configuring public IP addresses on cloud servers for LXD containers

You have a cloud server and you got more than one public IP addresses. How do you get those additional IP addresses to associate to specific LXD containers? That is, how do you get your LXD container to use a public IP address? This post has been tested with a packet.net baremetal server. Prerequisites You …

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A closer look at Minimal Ubuntu for LXD

Here is the announcement of the release of Minimal Ubuntu for public clouds and Docker Hub. Minimal Ubuntu is similar to Ubuntu Server, but with much less packages. Among the packages that are gone, it’s documentation packages, locales and other user-oriented packages. Obviously, you can install whichever packages you need. That is, for any package …

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How to easily run graphics-accelerated GUI apps in LXD containers on your Ubuntu desktop

Note: This post is about LXD containers. These are system containers, which means they are similar to Docker but behave somewhat like virtual machines. When you start a LXD (lex-dee) container, you are starting a new system on your computer, with its own IP address and all. You can get LXD as a snap package. …

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How to use LXD container hostnames on the host in Ubuntu 18.04

Update: 12 Oct 2018 – The systemd service file and the LXD lxdbr0 configuration have been updated according to the comment by mDfRgmd. Please check again and verify that you are using the updated version. If you have two LXD containers, mycontainer1 and mycontainer2, then you can reference each other with those handy *.lxd hostnames …

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