How do I install LXD container hypervisor to runs unmodified Debian/Ubuntu/CentOS Linux operating systems VM at incredible speed on a Ubuntu Linux 16.04 LTS server? LXD is lxc on steroids with strong security on the mind. LXD is not a rewrite of LXC. Under the hood, LXD uses LXC through liblxc and its Go binding. In this tutorial, you will learn to set up LXD on a Ubuntu Linux server.