Multipass snap

Multipass

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Instant Ubuntu VMs

Multipass is a tool to launch and manage VMs on Windows, Mac and Linux that simulates a cloud environment with support for cloud-init. Get Ubuntu on-demand with clean integration to your IDE and version control on your native platform.

Launch an instance (by default you get the current Ubuntu LTS)

multipass launch --name foo

Run commands in that instance, try running bash (logout or ctrl-d to quit)

multipass exec foo -- lsb_release -a

Pass a cloud-init metadata file to an instance on launch

multipass launch -n bar --cloud-init cloud-config.yaml

See your instances

multipass list

Stop and start instances

multipass stop
multipass start

Get help

multipass help

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Details for Multipass

License
GPL-3.0 OR Proprietary
Last updated
18 June 2019

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Where people are using Multipass

Users by distribution (log)

ubuntu 18.04
ubuntu 19.04
ubuntu 16.04
ubuntu 18.10
arch
debian 9
debian 10
neon 18.04
fedora 30
ubuntu 19.10
manjaro
linuxmint 19.1
solus 4.0
centos 7
raspbian 9
linuxmint 19
linuxmint 18.2
elementary 5.0
ubuntu 14.04
antergos
opensuse-leap 15.0

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