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Re: Virtualize a Debian system within Manjaro



On Ma, 02 iun 20, 11:14:25, Victor Sudakov wrote:
> Dear Colleagues,
> 
> There is an office where the standard desktop OS is Manjaro (a
> clone of Arch Linux). There is not much choice actually.
> 
> I don't very much like Manjaro's packaging system and its lack of many
> essential packages in binary format. When I need something as simple as
> codesearch or apg or dateutils, it tries to compile them.
> 
> Willing to run a Debian instance within Manjaro, what's my best choice? 
> 
> The easiest thing that comes to mind is installing VirtualBox in
> Manjaro, but are there less resource-intensive and GUI-dependent
> options? Maybe some kind of chroot or container?

'systemd-nspawn'. You can use 'debootstrap' to create the Debian chroot, 
it was explicitly created to run also on other distributions (it's 
written in shell).

Kind regards,
Andrei
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