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5.4. guestfish

guestfish is a command line tool for examining and modifying the file systems of the host. This tool uses libguestfs and exposes all functionality provided by the guestfs API. This tool ships in its own package entitled guestfish.


Using guestfish on running virtual machines can cause disk-image corruption. Use the guestfish command with the --ro (read-only) option if the disk image is being used by a running virtual machine.


Refer to the Fedora Virtualization Deployment and Administration Guide for more information about guestfish.