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Original author(s) Rusty Russell
Operating system Linux
Platform Linux kernel
License GNU General Public License
Website lguest.ozlabs.org

Lguest is a Linux kernel x86 virtualization hypervisor, introduced in kernel version 2.6.23 (released 9 October 2007). It is a operating system-level virtualization solution, that enhances the Linux kernel with lguest support. Installation is as easy as running modprobe lg and then run tools/lguest/lguest to create a new guest.[1] Lguest is a developing kernel module that in about 5000 lines offers a virtual Linux machine.

Lguest is maintained by Rusty Russell.

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  1. ^ README from the kernel source tree.

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