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How to set the timezone in LXD containers

See https://blog.simos.info/trying-out-lxd-containers-on-our-ubuntu/ on how to set up and test LXD on Ubuntu (or another Linux distribution). In this post we see how to set up the timezone in a newly created container. The problem The default timezone for a newly created container is Etc/UTC, which is what we used to call Greenwich Mean Time. Let’s …

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How to set up LXD on Packet.net (baremetal servers)

Packet.net has premium baremetal servers that start at $36.50 per month for a quad-core Atom C2550 with 8GB RAM and 80GB SSD, on a 1Gbps Internet connection. On the other end of the scale, there is an option for a 24-core (two Intel CPUs) system with 256GB RAM and a total of 2.8TB SSD disk …

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Πως χρησιμοποιούμε περιέκτες LXD (LXD containers) στο Ubuntu και άλλες διανομές

Ξέρουμε για τις εικονικές μηχανές (virtual machines) όπως Virtualbox και VMWare, υπάρχουν όμως και οι περιέκτες (containers) όπως Docker και LXD (προφέρεται λεξ ντι). Εδώ θα δούμε για τους περιέκτες LXD (LXD containers), με την υποστήριξη να είναι ήδη διαθέσιμη σε όσους έχουν Ubuntu 16.04 ή νεότερο. Για τις υπόλοιπες διανομές χρειάζεται εγκατάσταση του πακέτου …

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

Update June 2018: See updated post How to easily run graphics-accelerated GUI apps in LXD containers on your Ubuntu desktop  which describes how to use LXD profiles to simplify the creation of containers that can show the GUI output on the host’s deskttop. In How to run Wine (graphics-accelerated) in an LXD container on Ubuntu …

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How to run Wine (graphics-accelerated) in an LXD container on Ubuntu

Update June 2018: See updated post How to easily run graphics-accelerated GUI apps in LXD containers on your Ubuntu desktop  which describes how to use LXD profiles to simplify the creation of containers that can show the GUI output on the host’s deskttop. The updated post covers how to run application under Wine as well. …

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A closer look at the new ARM64 Scaleway servers and LXD

Update #1: I posted at the Scaleway Linux kernel discussion thread to add support for the Ubuntu Linux kernel and Add new bootscript with stock Ubuntu Linux kernel #349. Scaleway has been offering ARM (armv7) cloud servers (baremetal) since 2015 and now they have ARM64 (armv8, from Cavium) cloud servers (through KVM, not baremetal). But …

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