Re: apt libvirt package

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Sorry - wrong list/question/everything...

 Paul O'Rorke

On 2021-10-25 9:59 a.m., Paul D. O'Rorke wrote:

Hi Brad,

For Ubuntu add the Linbit PPA.  From this page:

3.3.3. Ubuntu Linux

For Ubuntu LTS, LINBIT offers a PPA repository at See Adding Launchpad PPA Repositories for more information

20.04 LTS then has DRBD9 from apt.

 Paul O'Rorke

On 2021-10-25 9:49 a.m., admin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:

I would prefer the ubuntu packages. I am most familiar with that distro.  I can make centos8 work if I have to but I prefer not.





From: Peter Crowther <peter.crowther@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: October 24, 2021 2:38 PM
To: admin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Cc: libvirt-ML <libvirt-users@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: apt libvirt package


Do you want this on CentOS 8, Ubuntu 20.04, or something else?  The help we can give you will vary quite considerably depending on the distro you use; and, as you point out, RedHat-derived and Debian-derived distributions are very different.







On Sun, 24 Oct 2021 at 20:31, <admin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Hello again,


So I have been struggling to compile the libvirt newest version  7.8.0.  I am running CentOS 8 and during the meson build process I am getting non stop dependency fails.  I keep installing the necessary packages and slowly progressing.  Now the last one that stopped was gnutls.  When I go to install that package   via  yum install gnutls -y it says that it is already complete and installed.   Sigh…….


I am very surprised that there is no package for libvirt via rpm,yum etc… the lastest one installed via yum was 6.0.0.


Can someone help by pointing to some where that has these latest packages?  Or how best to compile this from source.  It is amazing how much is missing from this distro.


Thanks again.



From: admin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx <admin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: October 23, 2021 12:54 PM
To: 'libvirt-users@xxxxxxxxxx' <libvirt-users@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: apt libvirt package




I am new to kvm/qemu/libvirt.  I am loving it.  I am working on setting my first vm with shared file system with virtio-fs.  I got an error, and google foo said, my version was too old.  When I checked it said.


libvirt version: 6.0.0, package: 0ubuntu8.14 (Matthew Ruffell matthew.ruffell@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Tue, 14 Sep 2021 14:00:49 +1200)


I used apt package manager to install libvirt. I am running on ubuntu 20.04.  I have tried apt update libvirt and I updates available.  What do I do at this point?  Do I have to build it from source?


Any help would be greatly appreciated.



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