Virtual Machine Manager GUI for LXC and KVM

virtual machine manager

virtual machine manager is great gui tool for managing kvm virtual machines and lxc container , in this post I am going to show you how you can install and use this tool to easily manage virtual machines . this is demonstrated under Ubuntu , will work with Linux mint and other Debian based distros . so lets see how to install and use virtual machine manager .


$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install virt-manager

then simple you can find it by searching in dash , or just type sudo virt-manager with to start virtual machine manager .

Where to start

After launch you will see that it’s simple to use , Just first connect to host , in our case its localhost .

  • Add Connection , “File >> New Connection “
  • Right Click On connected hosts

  • Create New Virtual Machine
  • Choose installation medium , (generally ISO or PXE boot )
  • Choose ISO file and proceed with installation

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Try it explore , and leave your comments .

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