Install latest/stable of Multipass
Ubuntu 16.04 or later?
Make sure snap support is enabled in your Desktop store.
Install using the command line
sudo snap install multipass
Don't have snapd? Get set up for snaps.
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
Stop and start instances
multipass stop multipass start
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