Ubuntu Minimal Cloud Images (RELEASED)

Ubuntu Minimal Cloud Images are official Ubuntu images and are pre-installed disk images that have been customized by Ubuntu engineering to have a small runtime footprint in order to increase workload density in environments where humans are not expected to log in.

For more information, please see the following:

Cloud image specific bugs should be filed in the cloud-images project on Launchpad.net.

Launching Ubuntu Minimal


When launching the download image from KVM, you will need to specify the virtio network driver.


First add the new Ubuntu Minimal images simplestreams endpoint:

lxc remote add --protocol simplestreams ubuntu-minimal https://cloud-images.ubuntu.com/minimal/releases/

Launch the Bionic minimal image:

lxc launch ubuntu-minimal:bionic

Ubuntu Minimal 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)

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