The Muiltipass team is happy to announce the beta release of a completely new project: Multipass.
What is Multipass?
Multipass is a service that manages virtual machine instances running Ubuntu. It uses images from cloud-images and QEMU/KVM as the backend to provide easy access to a whole range of Ubuntu instances. The client command line is kept similar to LXD’s to keep your muscle memory happy.
- Fetch and cache images from cloud-images
- Periodically refresh downloaded images ensuring you always have the freshest image installed
- Launch instances of any supported Ubuntu version
- Create instances with custom disk size / memory size / cpu count
- Easily connect to a shell prompt inside the instance or execute commands as part of your workflow
user-datafor instance customization
- Mount data from the host inside instances
A classically-confined snap for
amd64 is published in the
beta channel. It can be installed with the following command on any snap-enabled system:
sudo snap install multipass --beta --classic
To see the full list of commands available with multipass type:
See our README for more details.
Multipass is licensed under GPLv3 and is available on GitHub.
Please file issues and pull requests on GitHub. This Hub has a multipass category for any discussions or suggestions as well.