Issues generating snap

Nathan Haines nhaines at
Wed Jan 4 06:39:06 UTC 2017

On 01/03/2017 09:33 PM, Gareth France wrote:
> second it is not clear how you are
> naming your container (the command to create it simply refers to it as
> yakkety but the responses to that command state creating and starting
> flying-snake).

When you create a container, you specify the image to use as the 
template and then the container name.  If you do not specify a container 
name, a random name will be used instead.

So, to create a container based on Ubuntu 16.10 named foobar, you would run:

$ lxc launch ubuntu:yakkety foobar

The file to be edited is /etc/sudoers, and can be edited using your 
favorite text editor.  Just start the command with:

$ lxc exec foobar -- sudo

and finish the line with your favorite editor plus the path /etc/sudoers.

This and more is explained in the link provided in the tutorial:

Nathan Haines
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