`multipass get` command

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See also: set, Settings

The multipass get command retrieves the value of a single setting specified by a “key” argument. This key takes the form of a dot-separated path in a hierarchical settings tree:

$ multipass get client.gui.autostart

In order to get a list of all available keys, the --keys option can be used:

$ multipass get --keys

To set the value of a particular setting, see set.

You can read more about the available settings in the Settings reference page.

The full multipass help get output explains the available options:

$ multipass help get
Usage: multipass get [options] [<arg>]
Get the configuration setting corresponding to the given key, or all settings if no key is specified.
(Support for multiple keys and wildcards coming...)

Some common settings keys are:
  - client.gui.autostart
  - local.driver
  - local.privileged-mounts

Use `multipass get --keys` to obtain the full list of available settings at any given time.

  -h, --help     Displays help on commandline options
  -v, --verbose  Increase logging verbosity. Repeat the 'v' in the short option
                 for more detail. Maximum verbosity is obtained with 4 (or more)
                 v's, i.e. -vvvv.
  --raw          Output in raw format. For now, this affects only the
                 representation of empty values (i.e. "" instead of "<empty>").
  --keys         List available settings keys. This outputs the whole list of
                 currently available settings keys, or just <arg>, if provided
                 and a valid key.

  arg            Setting key, i.e. path to the intended setting.

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