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LXD 2.0.0.beta1 release announcement

26th of January 2016

The main changes for this release are

  • "lxc config edit" now works to edit the local server configuration
  • Add support for block I/O limits
  • Add support for network I/O limits


  • error out on deleting nonexistent alias
  • Fix LXC config rendering
  • Improve detection of text editor
  • Fix "lxc file edit"
  • Add network limits
  • Fix IPv6 handling in daemon code
  • Update specs and documentation on file pull/push
  • Better deal with broken LXC
  • Update README to avoid setting a mountpoint for zfs
  • Print message on successful copy of image
  • Fix small typo s/sucessfully/successfully
  • Improve forkstart debugging
  • Always call Rename() when not migrating
  • Use a tempfile for image uploads
  • report errors if the restore call's start command fails
  • Truncate the target on file transfer
  • Mention that raw keys are risky
  • Allow writes to /dev/tty in privileged containers
  • implement stateful snapshot restore
  • don't fail to delete when deleting snapshots fails

Try it for yourself

This new LXD release is already available for you to try on our demo service.


The release tarballs can be found on our download page.