[lxc-users] Heavy LXD images

St├ęphane Graber stgraber at ubuntu.com
Wed Apr 13 14:30:37 UTC 2016

On Wed, Apr 13, 2016 at 04:23:55PM +0200, tapczan wrote:
> Hi
> Building containers from default ubuntu LXD repository
> (https://cloud-images.ubuntu.com/releases) creates containers full of
> unnecessary components like eg.:
> - lxc
> - lxcfs
> - irqbalance
> - creating additional network interfaces lxcbr0
> I don't need all of those components inside a container. I need as
> minimal as possible container to build my stack on top of that.
> Is it possible to get really minimal ubuntu official images?

Official, no, the cloud images are the officially supported images.

You can use unofficial but still clean Ubuntu images like
images:ubuntu/xenial/amd64 which will be significantly smaller.

> Thanks.

St├ęphane Graber
Ubuntu developer
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