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LXC Support


LXC nodes are provided by way of LXD to create nodes using predefined images and provide file system separation.


Debian Systems

sudo snap install lxd


Initialize LXD and say no to adding a default bridge.

sudo lxd init

Group Setup

To use LXC nodes within the python GUI, you will need to make sure the user running the GUI is a member of the lxd group.

# add group if does not exist
sudo groupadd lxd

# add user to group
sudo usermod -aG lxd $USER

# to get this change to take effect, log out and back in or run the following
newgrp lxd

Tools and Versions Tested With

  • LXD 3.14
  • nsenter from util-linux 2.31.1