Use CentOS with LXD

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How to install and configure CentOS 8 on lxd 4.6 installed on Ubuntu 20.04.
When the installation is complete and you log in, you should see something like this:

OS installation

lxc launch images:centos/8/amd64 centos

Set root password

lxc exec centos bash


$ lxc console centos
To detach from the console, press: <ctrl>+a q

CentOS Linux 8 (Core)
Kernel 5.4.0-48-generic on an x86_64

centos login:

Settings after login

Add users, groups, set passwords

useradd -u 1200 -m -g wheel uchida
groupadd -g 1200 uchida
passwd uchida

Install sudo

yum install sudo


sudo yum -y install openssh-server
sudo systemctl start sshd


sudo yum -y install avahi
sudo systemctl start avahi-daemon