`multipass exec` command
multipass exec command executes the given commands inside the instance. The first argument is the instance to run the commands on,
-- optionally separates the
multipass options from the rest - the command to run itself:
$ multipass exec primary -- uname -r 4.15.0-48-generic
You can pipe standard input and output to/from the command:
$ multipass exec primary -- lsb_release -a | grep ^Codename: No LSB modules are available. Codename: bionic
multipass help exec output explains the available options:
$ multipass help exec Usage: multipass exec [options] <name> [--] <command> Run a command on an instance Options: -h, --help Display this help -v, --verbose Increase logging verbosity, repeat up to three times for more detail Arguments: name Name of instance to execute the command on command Command to execute on the instance
-- separator is required if you want to pass options to the command being run.
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