VIRTUAL MACHINES AND CONTAINERS

KVM

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Overview

KVM (Kernel-based Virtual Machine) is a virtualization tool for Linux. KVM can be used to run virtual machines on Linux, in which the client operating system is typically either Linux or Windows.

Unable To Connect To libvirt

If you get the following error:

Screenshot of the 'Unable to connect to libvirt' error in KVM.

Screenshot of the ‘Unable to connect to libvirt’ error in KVM.

It is probably because the current user does not belong to the libvirt group. Type groups to see what groups the user currently belongs to.


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Geoffrey Hunter

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