What is virt-manager?
The virt-manager application is a desktop user interface for managing virtual machines through libvirt. It primarily targets KVM VMs, but also manages Xen and LXC (linux containers). It presents a summary view of running domains, their live performance & resource utilization statistics. Wizards enable the creation of new domains, and configuration & adjustment of a domain’s resource allocation & virtual hardware. An embedded VNC and SPICE client viewer presents a full graphical console to the guest domain.
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Fully open source alternative to VirtualBox available in Debian repository. I don't trust VirtualBox anymore since it was excluded from Debian main.
Positive comment • almost 2 years ago • as an alternative to VirtualBox
Very powerful tool. Allows you to manage a headless virtualization server with ease. Can also easily manage QEMU/KVM virtual machines and Xen VMs.
Positive comment • about 2 years ago • as an alternative to Xen Orchestra
virt-manager with kvm/libvirtd is as powerfull as virtualbox, but much much more faster.
Positive comment • over 1 year ago • as an alternative to VirtualBox
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- Developed by Daniel P. Berrangé
- Open Source and Free product.
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virt-manager was added to AlternativeTo byon Jun 26, 2013 and this page was last updated Nov 9, 2021. virt-manager is sometimes referred to as Virtual Machine Manager, virt manager.