Installing kvm-manager

  • Install required packages
    aptitude install git-core qemu-kvm runit uml-utilities kvm socat screen  bridge-utils  lvm2  udev  fakeroot xorriso
  • Pull in the kvm-manager via git
    cd /usr/local/share
    mkdir kvm-manager
    cd kvm-manager
    git init
    git remote add dkg git://
    git remote update
    git checkout -b master dkg/master
  • Link programs to /usr/local/sbin
    ln -s /usr/local/share/kvm-manager/{di-maker,kvm-manager,kvm-creator,kvm-status} /usr/local/sbin/
  • Link screenrc file:
    ln -s /usr/local/share/kvm-manager/screenrc.kvm-manager /etc/
  • Configure network:
      auto br0
      iface br0 inet static
        [Put your normal IP config for eth0 here...]
        bridge_ports eth0
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