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LXC 1.0.0 release announcement

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It's with great pleasure that the LXC team is announcing the release of LXC 1.0!

This release is a significant milestone for us as it marks the first release we consider to be production ready. It features a wide variety of improvements to container security, a consistent set of tools, updated documentation and an API with multiple bindings.

Over 60 people contributed their time to this release, making it the best LXC release yet! The result of all that work can be seen used in areas as diverse as individual laptops, cellphones and cloud instances. And we are confident that with LXC 1.0, we will see LXC's usage expand even more and be used for a lot of new and exciting projects.

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