This HowTo describes an installation of an Ubuntu Cloud Image on a home-server running Ubuntu Xenial (16.04 LTS) with qemu-kvm. This will be done without the help of libvirt, which comes with an additional abstraction layer I don’t really need. This blog post is more about basic understanding of virtualization and how it is set up in a more or less simple way – unfortunately it’ll be more complex than I initially thought. But with this HowTo this shouldn’t be a problem anymore.
aptitude install ubuntu-vm-builder
Creating a virtual machine is simple, but the most examples I’ve found left me back with an useless installation – at best.
What didn’t work for me? Well e.g. this one:
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