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LXD can be used in Fedora?

asked 2016-09-24 14:43:23 -0500

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It's a very promising container technology ( https://linuxcontainers.org/lxd/ ) but it's a pitty it isn't packaged in Fedora. Has someone been able to install and run it on Fedora? if so, how? Thanks a lot

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answered 2016-12-29 13:33:05 -0500

A few weeks ago I created a COPR repository (ganto/lxd) with all the required RPMs for LXD and pylxd. I'm using it on my laptop and a server, so I'll try to keep it up-to-date for the time coming. Here a short introduction for LXD on Fedora.

Feel free to give it a try :-)

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YEAAAH!!! Thanks a lot!!!

q2dg gravatar imageq2dg ( 2017-01-01 14:45:19 -0500 )edit
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answered 2016-09-24 19:25:47 -0500

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updated 2016-09-25 17:53:06 -0500

https://apps.fedoraproject.org/packag... , lxc exist in Fedora

you got python-pylxd on review [1] but is stalled because depends on python-requests-unixsocket [2] :

[1] https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug....

[2] https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug....

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answered 2018-05-03 03:55:20 -0500

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LXD 3.0 can be installed with snap

$ sudo snap install lxd
lxd 3.0.0 from 'canonical' installed
$ sudo lxd init
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answered 2016-09-25 18:56:33 -0500

It works for CentOS from what I see on the LXD user mailer list... you might want to post a message there and ask:

https://lists.linuxcontainers.org/lis...

Also, there are several Fedora LXD pre-built images availalble to create running containers from including:

fedora 22 fedora 22 i386 fedora 23 fedora 23 i386 fedora 24 fedora 24 i386

I've run a couple of those on my Ubuntu 16.04 host in the past month...

cmd to list all available "images" centos, debian fedora etc is:

lxc image list images:

There's an on-line demo server where you can try out LXD: https://linuxcontainers.org/lxd/try-it/

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Thanks. I'll ask there. My question was about if it was possible to run Fedora as a lxd host

q2dg gravatar imageq2dg ( 2016-09-26 15:59:09 -0500 )edit

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