Dan Rashid is a front-end web software architect near New Orleans
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Replacing (Mint’s default) ufw with (the more complicated) firewalld makes KVM setup easier, so we’ll go with that.
$ sudo apt remove gufw ufw $ sudo apt install firewalld firewall-config qemu-kvm libvirt-daemon-system \ libvirt-clients bridge-utils virt-viewer virt-manager qemu-utils \ gir1.2-spiceclientgtk-3.0
After that, reboot, open the Virtual Machine Manager GUI, and set:
Edit > Connection Details > default > Set Autostart: On Boot
Reboot again and make some VMs