How to install virt-manager on Arch Linux
Learn how to install Virtual Machine Manager on your Arch device following a few simple steps.
- Install qemu, virt-manager, ebtables and dnsmasq.
sudo pacman -S qemu virt-manager ebtables dnsmasq
# Uncomment these lines unix_sock_group = "libvirt" unix_sock_rw_perms = "0770"
- Add user to “libvirt” group.
sudo usermod -aG libvirt <username>
- Start and enable services
sudo systemctl enable --now virtqemud sudo systemctl enable --now virtstoraged sudo systemctl enable --now virtnetworkd
- You may need to reboot.
You may need to install
edk2-ovmf in order to be able to boot your VMs in UEFI mode.
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