The LXC tag is for questions relating to LinuX Containers and lightweight virtualization capabiliaties, issues, and troubleshooting.

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How do I configure juju for local usage?

I'm too cheap to pay for EC2, and I don't have enough servers to set up my own openstack, how do I configure juju to use Linux Containers (LXC) on something like my laptop?
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What is LXC and how to get started?

I will appreciate if someone could introduce me to LXC and tell me how to get started with this technology? In which cases does it make sense to use, and in which should i stay away from it?
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Public IP Address for LXC container

Ok, so I want to know how to do networking on LXC containers. Not just the sort of vague information you get from the other websites, but a true beginner's guide to making them work.. Since most ...
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How do I “clean up” a machine after using the local provider?

I'm doing some testing and sometimes I have issues with containers and juju. How do I clean up a machine so that I can start using the local provider "from scratch" without reinstalling?
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LXC Containers & Bridge Connection

                    I need Step by Step Configuration to make LXC Containers in Ubuntu right way to configure Lxc container's right way to config cgroup right way to config network in host & in ...
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How do I setup an LXC guest so that it gets a dhcp address so I can access it on my network?

I setup LXC using: lxc-create -t ubuntu -n lxcguest1 But I can't access any services running on it from my LAN, it appears to be NATed. How do I set it up so that I can access it (it probably ...
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Juju Icehouse-Openstack LXC

Trying to instantiate an LXC image on a compute node, by changing virt-type (string) field, under nova-compute charm to lxc. This, however, does not update the virt_type, in nova-compute.conf file. ...
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How to let built-in DHCP assign a static IP to LXC container based on name, not MAC address

I know, that I can assign static IP manually, using /etc/network/interfaces. I also know, that I can read the MAC address of the LXC container (e.g. by looking for lxc.network.hwaddr entry in ...
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How can I relaunch juju daemons without stop/starting local LXC containers?

I'm using juju in local mode with LXC. I updated juju on the host with a classical: apt-get install juju And had a plentyful of python errors in juju debug-log probably because juju processes ...
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lxc-start: failed to spawn

I tried following the steps to create and start an lxc container from here: https://help.ubuntu.com/lts/serverguide/lxc.html My host is running an up to date 64-bit Precise (12.04), and I'm trying to ...
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Can I use juju with LXC in a non-local configuration?

I've looked at this post for setting up juju on a local environment with lxc. However, is there a way to use juju with lxc in a non-local environment? I am looking at a scenario where lxc containers ...
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Problem setting up a user-space LXC container

Several evenings, I already try to get an LXC installation working with user-space containers. Since it's going to be a new server, I don't care (yet) too much about distribution and release, so I ...
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Why does upstart fail to start my juju service with Unknown job: juju-ubuntu-0?

I'm having issues launching juju on an lxc container through regular juju deploy commands: juju bootstrap juju deploy ubuntu The ubuntu juju status continually says pending. The LXC starts, and I ...
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lxc-create hangs and finally fails

I was trying to place some juju charms on linux containers and the containers failed to start. To debug the issue I sshed into the node where this happened and tried creating an LXC container manually ...
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Wordpress deployed with JUJU using LXC fail

When I deploy the wordpress and mysql charms with juju on my maas controller like so: juju deploy --to lxc:0 wordpress juju deploy --to lxc:0 mysql juju add-relation wordpress:db mysql:db --debug ...
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I'm trying to get started with LXC containers, and I'm getting a permissions problem on starting an unpriviledged container. How can I fix it?

I'm getting a permissions problem on starting an unpriviledged container. How can I fix it?