Installing KVM in Ubuntu
- KVM ,i.e, Kernel Virtual Machine is a Linux kernel module that allows a user space program to utilize the hardware virtualization features of various processors.
- That is it provides a virtual environment in which we can run several operating systems utilizing resources of the host machines.
- Before installing KVM check if your system supports virtualization.
Now follow following steps to install KVM
Switch to root.
Now update your system.
apt-get update apt-get upgrade
apt-get install qemu-kvm libvirt-bin ubuntu-vm-builder bridge-utils apt-get install qemu-system
adduser `id -un` libvirtd
Install Virtual Machine Manager for GUI.
apt-get install virt-manager