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LXD 2.0.0.rc4 release announcement

16th of March 2016

The main changes for this release are

  • Support for recursive bind-mounts (recursive property on disk entries)
  • Add a new "ERROR" state for containers, used to indicate a communication problem with LXC
  • Make it possible to have templates only apply for non-existing files (create_only property)
  • All the specifications have been updated and moved to the doc/ directory
  • /dev/lxd access is now restricted to uid 0 in the container


  • devices client: only print success message when successful
  • Fix devlxd failing to detect container
  • Have "device show" print yaml
  • specs: Clarify image handling
  • specs: Remove command-line-user-experience
  • specs: Remove dia database diagram
  • specs: Clarify the daemon spec
  • specs: Update /dev/lxd spec to match current state
  • specs: Update environment variables list
  • specs: Update SSL spec to match current state
  • specs: Re-format the migration document
  • specs: Update requirements
  • specs: Update storage backend spec
  • specs: Update userns to match reality
  • docker profile: add the apparmor enabled overmount
  • More strictly parse remote URLs
  • Fix devlxd access outside of an exec session
  • Return better errors for public and simplestream remotes
  • Block sys_rawio by default

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.