How do I get KVM on Ubuntu?
- Step 1: Install required packages. On your Ubuntu 20.04 execute the following command to install the required packages: $ sudo apt -y install bridge-utils cpu-checker libvirt-clients libvirt-daemon qemu qemu-kvm.
- Step 2: Check virtualisation capabilities.
- Step 3: Launch a VM.
Can you run KVM on Ubuntu? As a Linux based OS, Ubuntu supports a wide range of virtualization solutions. Aside from popular third-party apps, such as VirtualBox and VMWare, the Linux kernel has its own virtualization module called KVM (Kernel-based Virtual Machine).
How do I know if KVM is installed on Ubuntu? You can check whether KVM support is enabled in the Linux kernel from Ubuntu using kvm-ok command which is a part of the cpu-checker package. It is not installed by default. But it is available in the official package repository of Ubuntu.
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