The libvirt library is an open source library that is helpful for interfacing with different virtualization technologies. One small task before starting with libvirt is to check your hardware support extensions for KVM. The command to do so is as follows:
You will see a message stating whether or not your CPU supports hardware virtualization. An additional task would be to verify the BIOS settings for virtualization and activate it.
Use the following command to install the package for libvirt:
sudo apt-get install kvm libvirt-bin
Next, you will need to add the user to the group
libvirt. This will ensure that user gets additional options for networking. The command is as follows:
sudo adduser $USER libvirtd
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