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Build modern, legacy-free Linux images. Part of systemd. More information:

  • Show current build configuration to verify what would be built:

mkosi summary

  • Build an image with default settings (if no distribution is selected, the distribution of the host system is used):

mkosi build --distribution {{fedora|debian|ubuntu|arch|opensuse|...}}

  • Build an image and run an interactive shell in a systemd-nspawn container of the image:

mkosi shell

  • Boot an image in a virtual machine using QEMU (only supported for disk images or CPIO images when a kernel is provided):

mkosi qemu

  • Display help:

mkosi help