This package contains miscellaneous system administrator command line
tools for virtual machines.
Note that you should install libguestfs-tools (which pulls in
this package). This package is only used directly when you want
to avoid dependencies on Perl.
guestfish Guestfish is a shell and command-line tool for examining and modifying virtual machine filesystems. It uses libguestfs and exposes all of the functionality of... guestmount The guestmount program can be used to mount virtual machine filesystems and other disk images on the host. It uses libguestfs for access to the guest... guestunmount guestunmount is a utility to clean up mounted filesystems automatically. guestmount(1) mounts filesystems using libguestfs. This program unmounts the filesystem... virt-alignment-scan When older operating systems install themselves, the partitioning tools place partitions at a sector misaligned with the underlying storage (commonly the first... virt-builder Virt-builder is a tool for quickly building new virtual machines. You can build a variety of VMs for local or cloud use, usually within a few minutes or less... virt-cat "virt-cat" is a command line tool to display the contents of "file" where "file" exists in the named virtual machine (or disk image). Multiple filenames can be... virt-copy-in "virt-copy-in" copies files and directories from the local disk into a virtual machine disk image or named libvirt domain. You can give one of more filenames... virt-copy-out "virt-copy-out" copies files and directories out of a virtual machine disk image or named libvirt domain. You can give one of more filenames and directories on... virt-customize Virt-customize can customize a virtual machine (disk image) by installing packages, editing configuration files, and so on. Virt-customize modifies the guest or... virt-df "virt-df" is a command line tool to display free space on virtual machine filesystems. Unlike other tools, it doesn't just display the size of disk allocated to... virt-diff "virt-diff" lists the differences between files in two virtual machines or disk images. The usual use case is to show the changes in a VM after it has been... virt-edit "virt-edit" is a command line tool to edit "file" where each "file" exists in the named virtual machine (or disk image). Multiple filenames can be given, in... virt-filesystems This tool allows you to discover filesystems, partitions, logical volumes, and their sizes in a disk image or virtual machine. It is a replacement for... virt-format Virt-format takes an existing disk file (or it can be a host partition, LV etc), erases all data on it, and formats it as a blank disk. It can optionally create... virt-get-kernel This option extracts the kernel and initramfs from a guest. The format of the disk image is automatically detected unless you specify it by using the --format... virt-index-validate virt-builder(1) uses an index file to store metadata about templates that it knows how to use. This index file has a specific format which virt-index-validate... virt-inspector virt-inspector examines a virtual machine or disk image and tries to determine the version of the operating system and other information about the virtual... virt-log "virt-log" is a command line tool to display the log files from the named virtual machine (or disk image). This tool understands and displays both plain text... virt-ls "virt-ls" lists filenames, file sizes, checksums, extended attributes and more from a virtual machine or disk image. Multiple directory names can be given, in... virt-make-fs Virt-make-fs is a command line tool for creating a filesystem from a tar archive or some files in a directory. It is similar to tools like mkisofs(1)... virt-rescue virt-rescue is like a Rescue CD, but for virtual machines, and without the need for a CD. virt-rescue gives you a rescue shell and some simple recovery tools... virt-resize Virt-resize is a tool which can resize a virtual machine disk, making it larger or smaller overall, and resizing or deleting any partitions contained within... virt-sparsify Virt-sparsify is a tool which can make a virtual machine disk (or any disk image) sparse a.k.a. thin-provisioned. This means that free space within the disk... virt-sysprep Virt-sysprep can reset or unconfigure a virtual machine so that clones can be made from it. Steps in this process include removing SSH host keys, removing... virt-tail "virt-tail" is a command line tool to follow (tail) the contents of "file" where "file" exists in the named virtual machine (or disk image). It is similar to... virt-tar-in "virt-tar-in" unpacks an uncompressed tarball into a virtual machine disk image or named libvirt domain. The first parameter is the tar file. Use "-" to read... virt-tar-out "virt-tar-out" packs a virtual machine disk image directory into a tarball. The first parameter is the absolute path of the virtual machine directory. The...