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Incus - Linux Containers

Incus is a fork of Canonical's LXD .

Incus install:

$ curl -fsSL | gpg --show-keys --fingerprint
$ mkdir -p /etc/apt/keyrings/
$ sudo curl -fsSL -o /etc/apt/keyrings/zabbly.asc
$ sudo vim /etc/apt/sources.list.d/zabbly-incus-stable.sources

Enabled: yes
Types: deb
Suites: bookworm
Components: main
Architectures: amd64
Signed-By: /etc/apt/keyrings/zabbly.asc

$ sudo apt update && sudo apt install incus

Incus basics:

$ sudo adduser $USER incus-admin
$ newgrp incus-admin
$ incus admin init --minimal
$ incus image list images: | grep "debian"
# Copy the Image ID you want to launch
$ incus launch images:3858a9f6415f debian-12-container
$ incus list
$ incus start debian-12-container
$ incus info debian-12-container
$ incus copy debian-12-container COPY-OF-debian-12-container
$ incus stop debian-12-container
$ incus delete debian-12-container