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Control the systemd machine manager. Execute operations on virtual machines, containers and images. More information:

  • Start a machine as a service using systemd-nspawn:

sudo machinectl start {{machine_name}}

  • Stop a running machine:

sudo machinectl stop {{machine_name}}

  • Display a list of running machines:

machinectl list

  • Open an interactive shell inside the machine:

sudo machinectl shell {{machine_name}}