Ubuntu Minimal Cloud Images Daily Builds

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 daily images simplestreams endpoint:

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

Launch the Mantic minimal daily image:

lxc launch ubuntu-minimal-daily:mantic

Ubuntu Minimal 23.10 (Mantic Minotaur) Daily Builds

23.10 Minimal image changes and how to report any issues resulting from these changes

The Mantic (Ubuntu 23.10) images are undergoing some big changes prior to 23.10 release in October.

The main changes made in these latest, after 20230618, images are: