<instance-name> is the name of any Multipass instance.
The number of CPUs to simulate on the virtual machine. This establishes a limit on how many host threads the instance can simultaneously use, at most.
A positive integer number. Multipass does not impose an upper limit on allowed values, but the underlying backend may do so.
multipass set local.handsome-ling.cpus=4
The number of CPUs that the instance was launched with. See also launch.