[NZLUG] Cool new features @ Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 'Trusty'

Cliffp enkidu at cliffp.com
Sat Apr 26 13:52:05 NZST 2014


On 26/04/14 13:38, Jaco wrote:
> Been waiting for this & it's finally arrived!
>
> Probably the coolest & most underrated feature yet!
>
> LXC on the new release supports User Namespaces: (was not quite 'there'
> until now)
>
> `lxc-checkconfig`
> --- Namespaces ---
> Namespaces: enabled
> Utsname namespace: enabled
> Ipc namespace: enabled
> Pid namespace: enabled
> User namespace: enabled
> Network namespace: enabled
> Multiple /dev/pts instances: enabled
>
> This means that you can spin up a small LXC container, load a desktop
> spin of your choice, & then `ssh -X` to an app to have it run in an
> isolated sandbox with hardly much additional overhead.
>
> Very, *VERY* nice!
>
I had issues upgrading both my boxes. The update hangs on "update-grub". 
The workaround is to kill update-grub and the update continues. Before 
it reboots you can run update-grub manually.

Cheers,

Cliff



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