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How does GNOME Boxes generate its XML file for VM Creation?

asked 2016-03-13 04:12:45 -0600

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How does GNOME Boxes generate XML file so that underline libvirt can make use of it and thus create VM via QEMU, ??

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Aeyoun gravatar imageAeyoun ( 2016-03-13 12:54:06 -0600 )edit

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answered 2016-03-13 18:40:48 -0600

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updated 2016-03-13 18:41:32 -0600

In my humble opinion Gnome Boxes is a software suited to demonstrate virtualization for inexperinced users. It tends to hide a lot of the internal workings from the user and doesn't give them enough choices.

For any real work with virtualization I would recommend using the graphcal tool virt-manager and getting used to the command line tools like virsh, qemu-img etc.

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