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NAME

       container-tools - Manage systemd-nspawn containers

DESCRIPTION

       "[A Linux container] is an operating-system-level virtualization environment for running
       multiple isolated Linux systems (containers) on a single Linux control host."
            — Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LXC)

       container-tools provides the system integration for managing containers using
       systemd-nspawn.

DOWNLOAD

       ·   Upstream Releases:
           https://files.open-infrastructure.net/software/container-tools/upstream

       ·   Upstream Sources: https://sources.open-infrastructure.net/software/container-tools

       ·   Debian Releases: https://files.open-infrastructure.net/software/container-tools/debian

       ·   Debian Sources:
           https://sources.progress-linux.org/users/daniel/debian/packages/open-infrastructure-container-tools

INSTALLATION

   SOURCE
        1. sudo apt install asciidoc git docbook-xml docbook-xsl libxml2-utils make xsltproc dbus
           systemd-container

        2. git clone https://sources.open-infrastructure.net/software/container-tools

        3. cd container-tools && sudo make install

   DEBIAN 9 (STRETCH) AND NEWER
       ·   sudo apt install container-tools

DEVELOPMENT

       Bug reports, feature requests, help, patches, support and everything else are welcome on
       the Open Infrastructure Software Mailing List:

       ·   https://lists.open-infrastructure.net/listinfo/software

       Please base patches against the next Git branch using common sense:

       ·   https://www.kernel.org/doc/Documentation/SubmittingPatches

       Debian specific bugs can also be reported in the Debian Bug Tracking System:

       ·   https://bugs.debian.org

KNOWN LIMITATIONS

       ·   This version of container-tools currently do not work with systemd-networkd and depend
           on ifupdown.

       ·   Using overlay, the upper directory can not be an NFS mount due to limitations in
           Linux' overlay filesystem, see
           https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/tree/Documentation/filesystems/overlayfs.txt

USAGE

       Create a new container:
           sudo container create -n NAME

       Start a container:
           sudo container start -n NAME

       Stop a container:
           sudo container stop -n NAME

       Remove a container:
           sudo container remove -n NAME

       List container on the system:
           sudo container list

       Show container-tools version:
           container version

       See container(1) for a list of all container commands.

LINKS

       2016-02-24: Systemd vs. Docker
           https://lwn.net/Articles/676831/

       2015-06-10: Systemd and containers
           https://lwn.net/Articles/647634/

       2014-07-07: Control groups
           https://lwn.net/Articles/604609/

       2013-11-13: Systemd-Nspawn is Chroot on Steroids [LinuxCon Europe]
           https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s7LlUs5D9p4

       2013-11-03: Creating containers with systemd-nspawn
           https://lwn.net/Articles/572957/

       2013-02-06: Systemd lightweight containers
           https://lwn.net/Articles/536033/

       2013-01-04: Namespaces in operation
           https://lwn.net/Articles/531114/

AUTHORS

       ·   Daniel Baumann <daniel.baumann@open-infrastructure.net>