Introduction to Multipass

Ashraf Miah
9 min readJun 4, 2022

Ubuntu Virtual Machines (VMs) On-Demand

Screenshot of Multipass homepage | Image by the Author

multipass is a Command Line Interface (CLI) tool for the quick deployment of Virtual Machines (VMs) dominated by Ubuntu but other Operating Systems and applications are available. With a general trend of migrating away from VMs to containers (with the exception of microvms like Firecracker) why would we need another VM management tool?

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Ashraf Miah

CTO, Data Scientist & Chartered Engineer (MEng CEng EUR ING MRAeS) with over 20 years experience in the Aerospace, Rail & Energy Industry.