Debian/Ubuntu Linux install virt-what command

Fig.01: Debian/Ubuntu Linux install virt-what command

Fig.01: Debian/Ubuntu Linux install virt-what command

Type the following command to install virt-what on a Debian or Ubuntu Linux VM:
$ sudo apt-get install virt-what
Sample outputs:

Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
The following extra packages will be installed:
  dmidecode
The following NEW packages will be installed:
  dmidecode virt-what
0 upgraded, 2 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
Need to get 59.5 kB of archives.
After this operation, 262 kB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y
Get:1 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty/main dmidecode amd64 2.12-2 [45.9 kB]
Get:2 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty/universe virt-what amd64 1.13-1 [13.6 kB]
Fetched 59.5 kB in 0s (82.4 kB/s)      
Selecting previously unselected package dmidecode.
(Reading database ... 18170 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to unpack .../dmidecode_2.12-2_amd64.deb ...
Unpacking dmidecode (2.12-2) ...
Selecting previously unselected package virt-what.
Preparing to unpack .../virt-what_1.13-1_amd64.deb ...
Unpacking virt-what (1.13-1) ...
Setting up dmidecode (2.12-2) ...
Setting up virt-what (1.13-1) ...

Run virt-what:
$ sudo virt-what
Sample outputs:

lxc

So I’m using Linux container as VM technology.

Examples and usage: How to determine Linux guest VM virtualization technology