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Linux Namespaces - Create a UTS Namespace and Change Hostname


I'm starting a new series of posts about container and VM specific API's and tools in the Linux operating system. These posts reflect some of the work I'm doing systematically exploring the containerization and virtualization options natively available in the Linux kernel. I will also explore some APIs and tools built on top of these functionalities.

In the first post here we look at creating a simple namespace and then using that namespace to modify some resource in that namespace.


Namespaces are one of the fundamental concepts available in new Linux kernels which support isolation of resources. A …