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LXD 0.16 release announcement

18th of August 2015
The main changes for this release are:

  • Added container auto-start support, includes start delay and start ordering
  • Support copying container and images from a local (unix socket) to a remote (https) daemon
  • Remap the unprivileged containers when transferring between hosts with differing allocations
  • Remap existing containers when their idmap changes or when they're switched between privileged and unprivileged
  • The EDITOR variable is now properly respected
  • When starting a container from a remote image, the cached image now expires
  • New --public flag added to lxd-images
  • Allow --stateful snapshots
  • And a lot of bugfixes, performance and test improvements


The release tarballs can be found on our download page.