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distrobox-create is a versatile command-line tool used for creating and managing Linux distributions in a virtual environment. It enables users to quickly set up virtual machines with customized Linux distributions for various purposes.

  1. With distrobox-create, users can easily create virtual machines with different Linux distributions from a wide range of available options.
  2. The tool allows users to specify various parameters during the creation of virtual machines, such as the amount of RAM, disk space, and network settings.
  3. distrobox-create supports popular Linux distributions like Ubuntu, Fedora, Debian, CentOS, and more.
  4. It simplifies the process of creating and configuring virtual machines, saving time and effort compared to manual setup.
  5. Users can easily replicate the virtual machines created with distrobox-create, helping in scenarios where multiple identical VMs are required.
  6. distrobox-create provides an intuitive and user-friendly interface, making it accessible to both novice and expert users.
  7. It enables users to easily manage and delete virtual machines through simple command-line instructions.
  8. The tool allows customization of the virtual machine environment, such as installing additional software or modifying configuration files.
  9. distrobox-create utilizes virtualization technologies like KVM, VirtualBox, and QEMU to provide a robust and reliable virtualization experience.
  10. It is open-source software, which means it is free to use, modify, and distribute, and benefits from a vibrant community of developers and users.

List of commands for distrobox-create:

  • distrobox-create:tldr:8f7e0 distrobox-create: Clone a distrobox container.
    $ distrobox-create --clone ${container_name} ${cloned_container_name}
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  • distrobox-create:tldr:c343a distrobox-create: Create a distrobox container using the Ubuntu image.
    $ distrobox-create ${container_name} --image ${ubuntu:latest}
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