Package libguestfs

Access and modify virtual machine disk images

Libguestfs is a library for accessing and modifying virtual machine
disk images.

Libguestfs uses Linux kernel and qemu code, and can access any type of
guest filesystem that Linux and qemu can, including but not limited
to: ext2/3/4, btrfs, FAT and NTFS, LVM, many different disk partition
schemes, qcow, qcow2, vmdk.

For enhanced features, install:

     libguestfs-forensics  adds filesystem forensics support
          libguestfs-gfs2  adds Global Filesystem (GFS2) support
       libguestfs-hfsplus  adds HFS+ (Mac filesystem) support

 libguestfs-inspect-icons  adds support for inspecting guest icons
        libguestfs-rescue  enhances virt-rescue shell with more tools
         libguestfs-rsync  rsync to/from guest filesystems

           libguestfs-ufs  adds UFS (BSD) support

           libguestfs-xfs  adds XFS support

           libguestfs-zfs  adds ZFS support

For developers:

         libguestfs-devel  C/C++ header files and library

Language bindings:

 libguestfs-gobject-devel  GObject bindings and GObject Introspection

              lua-guestfs  Lua bindings
   ocaml-libguestfs-devel  OCaml bindings
         perl-Sys-Guestfs  Perl bindings
           php-libguestfs  PHP bindings
       python3-libguestfs  Python 3 bindings
          ruby-libguestfs  Ruby bindings

          libguestfs-vala  Vala language bindings

Version: 1.51.8

See also: libguestfs-devel, libguestfs-gobject-devel, libguestfs-rescue.

General Commands

guestfish the guest filesystem shell
guestfs-faq libguestfs Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
guestfs-performance engineering libguestfs for greatest performance
guestfs-recipes libguestfs, guestfish and virt tools recipes
guestfs-release-notes libguestfs Release Notes
guestfs-release-notes-1.10 libguestfs Release Notes
guestfs-release-notes-1.12 libguestfs Release Notes
guestfs-release-notes-1.14 libguestfs Release Notes
guestfs-release-notes-1.16 libguestfs Release Notes
guestfs-release-notes-1.18 libguestfs Release Notes
guestfs-release-notes-1.20 libguestfs Release Notes
guestfs-release-notes-1.22 libguestfs Release Notes
guestfs-release-notes-1.24 libguestfs Release Notes
guestfs-release-notes-1.26 libguestfs Release Notes
guestfs-release-notes-1.28 libguestfs Release Notes
guestfs-release-notes-1.30 libguestfs Release Notes
guestfs-release-notes-1.32 libguestfs Release Notes
guestfs-release-notes-1.34 libguestfs Release Notes
guestfs-release-notes-1.36 libguestfs Release Notes
guestfs-release-notes-1.38 libguestfs Release Notes
guestfs-release-notes-1.4 libguestfs Release Notes
guestfs-release-notes-1.40 libguestfs Release Notes
guestfs-release-notes-1.42 libguestfs Release Notes
guestfs-release-notes-1.44 libguestfs Release Notes
guestfs-release-notes-1.46 libguestfs Release Notes
guestfs-release-notes-1.48 libguestfs Release Notes
guestfs-release-notes-1.50 libguestfs Release Notes
guestfs-release-notes-1.6 libguestfs Release Notes
guestfs-release-notes-1.8 libguestfs Release Notes
guestfs-security security of libguestfs
guestmount Mount a guest filesystem on the host using FUSE and libguestfs
guestunmount Unmount a guestmounted filesystem
libguestfs-make-fixed-appliance Make a "fixed appliance" for libguestfs
libguestfs-test-tool Diagnostics for libguestfs
virt-copy-in Copy files and directories into a virtual machine disk image.
virt-copy-out Copy files and directories out of a virtual machine disk image.
virt-tar-in Unpack a tarball into a virtual machine disk image.
virt-tar-out Pack a virtual machine disk image directory into a tarball.

File Formats

libguestfs-tools.conf configuration file for guestfish, guestmount, virt-rescue