[SOLVED] Download templates LXC containers


we don't use openvz for containers anymore, we use lxc.

you can use our tool pveam to fetch templates, or you can go to http://uk.images.linuxcontainers.org/images/ and get the rootfs from there and create a new CT with it.
Apologies for the newbie question. Only just discovered Proxmox on my new journey for a home lab.
When downloading these images are they just a small Linux environment and it is up to me to install the app I want to run in it. So for example if wanted to host a Gitea in a container and downloaded the https://images.linuxcontainers.org/images/debian/bookworm/amd64/default/20230714_05:25/rootfs.tar.xz file, I would load that as my container, install Gitea and done?
I only ask as I tried the gitlab one from the provided list by turnkey but it was never stable (and probably overkill for my needs, it's so RAM hungry).
you would download it to the storage you have enabled for container templates

rename rootfs.tar.xz to be the name you want for the template ie debian_bookworm_20230714.tar.xz

you can then use it as a container template as normal.
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