LXC with virt-manager

Getting started with LXC is very easy…there is virt-manager which is a fine assistant in that matter. Start virt-manager.

Perhaps you can see a connection to QEMU like I do. The first step is to add a new connection. Click “File” and then “Add new connection


As Hypervisor choose “LXC (Linux Containers)

Add connection

virt-manager show now an additional connection to LXC.

virt-manager with LXC

Creating a new container is very straight-forward. Just click a couple of times “Forward”. First give your container a name and select “Application container”

New container

A shell is ok.


No need for plenty of RAM.



Ready to run.


This is now a Linux container 😉

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