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LXD 2.0.0.rc9 release announcement

6th of April 2016

The main changes for this release are

  • The 1.0 API is now considered stable
  • A new lxd-benchmark tool has been added as part of the testsuite
  • The client has been translated into Japanese


  • core: Check that the target is set on alias update
  • core: Don't use the cpu map from /proc/self/status
  • core: Fix all non-gzip compression algorithms
  • core: Improve ZFS reliability and performance
  • core: lxcbr0 is no more, replace it by lxdbr0
  • core: Prevent container actions while in setup mode
  • core: Set lxc.rootfs.bdev (performance improvement)
  • core: Stop the storage code after we're done remapping
  • core: Support holes in CPU usage (disabled CPUs)
  • core: Throttle the event listeners
  • core: Workaround bad go-lxc Start() behavior
  • extra: Update bash completion to use --fast (performance improvement)
  • list: Don't crash on missing disk or network info
  • lxd-bridge: Don't set link-local without a proxy
  • lxd-bridge-proxy: Bump port number to 13128
  • lxd-bridge: Run dnsmasq as the lxd user instead of the non-existing lxd-dnsmasq user
  • main: Have ActiveIfNeeded trigger if we have running containers
  • specs: Images are auto-updated every 6 hours
  • tests: Don't rely on the filesystem so much

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.